Subd. 1.   Definition. For the purpose of this section, the following definition shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
      A.   STREET or STREETS. All streets and highways in the city which are not state trunk highways, county state-aid highways or county roads.
   Subd. 2.   Moving permit required and application.
      A.   It is unlawful for any person to move a building that exceeds 120 square feet in floor area on any public street without the issuance of a moving permit from the city.
(Ord. 423, Second Series, passed 1-5-99)
      B.   The application for a moving permit shall state the approximate size and weight of the structure or building proposed to be moved, together with the places from and to which it is proposed to move the same, the proposed route to be followed, proposed dates and times of moving and parking and the name and address of the proposed mover. The application shall also state any municipal utility, street and public property repairs or alterations that will be required by reason of the movement.
   Subd. 3.   Permit and fee. The moving permit shall state date or dates of moving, hours, routing, movement and parking. Permits shall be issued to building movers for structures which exceed 120 square feet in floor area and shall be a “licensed building mover” by the state under the following provisions: A person, corporation or other entity who raises supports off the foundation and moves the buildings on and over public streets and highways. Licensed “building mover” does not include a person, corporation or other entity who moves manufactured homes, modular homes or persons moving buildings which are less than 16 feet in width, 20 feet in length or 15 feet in loaded height.
      A.   Moving permit fee for the use of streets and route approval as set by resolution of the Council;
      B.   A minimum fee anticipated for the cost of the city for any alterations or repairs to municipal utilities, public property, police escort and public safety protection and any other municipal costs occasioned by the move shall be set by resolution of the Council. In the event the actual costs exceed the minimum fee paid for the anticipated costs, the holder of the moving permit shall be required to reimburse the city for additional costs within ten days after being billed for the same.
(Ord. 423, Second Series, passed 1-5-99)
   Subd. 4.   Building permit and code compliance. Before any building is moved from one location to another within the city, or from a point of origin without the city to a destination within the city, regardless of the route of movement, it shall be inspected and a building permit shall have been issued for at least the work necessary to bring it into full compliance with the State Building Code.
   Subd. 5.   Proof of tax payment. It is unlawful to move any building (including a manufactured home) if the point of origin or destination (or both) is within the city, and regardless of the route of movement, without having paid in full all real and personal property taxes and special assessments due thereon and filing written proof of the payment with the city administrative offices.
   Subd. 6.   Time limitation; moving or razing buildings. It is unlawful for any person removing a building, whether the removal is by moving to a different location or razing, to fail within 30 days after the removal commences, to complete the removal and removal of all debris from the premises from which the removal occurred and to fill holes or excavations resulting therefrom. The Building Inspector may grant an extension of this time limitation.
(`80 Code, § 4.05) (Ord. 77, Second Series, passed 11-22-83) Penalty, see § 1.99