City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances
All materials, supplies, merchandise or other similar matter not on display for a direct sale, rental or lease to the ultimate consumer or user shall be stored within a completely enclosed building within the Commercial-Industrial District, or within the confines of a one hundred (100) percent opaque wall or fence not less than five (5) feet high. Merchandise which is offered for sale as described above may be displayed beyond the confines of a building in the Commercial-Industrial District, but the area occupied by such outdoor display shall not constitute a greater number of square feet than ten (10) percent of the ground floor area of the building housing the principal use, unless such merchandise is of a type customarily displayed outdoors such as garden supplies. No storage of any type shall be permitted within the one-half of the required front or side street setback nearest the street.
Subdivision 8. Requirements for Vehicular and Pedestrian Circulation.
1. Traffic and Circulation:
All commercial buildings or structures and their accessory uses shall be accessible to and from nearby public streets and sidewalks by driveways and walkways surfaced with a hard, all-weather, durable, dust-free material and properly drained.
Vehicular traffic generated by a commercial use shall be channeled and controlled in a manner that will avoid congestion on the public streets, traffic hazards, and excessive traffic through residential areas, particularly truck traffic. The adequacy of any proposed traffic circulation system to accomplish these objectives shall be determined by the City Engineer who may require such additional measures for traffic control as he may deem necessary, including but not limited to the following: directional, channelization, standby turn lanes, illumination, and storage area and distribution facilities within the commercial site to prevent back-up of vehicles on public streets.
2. No area used by motor vehicles other than driveways serving as ingress and egress to the commercial site shall be located within the public street right-of-way.
3. All driveways to or from public streets shall be subject to the following restrictions:
Driveway Widths: (Measurement Between Roadway Edges)
Type Maximum Feet Minimum Feet
One-way 20 14
Two-way 30 24