§ 153.415  SUBDIVISIONS.
   (A)   No land shall be subdivided which is held unsuitable by the city for the proposed use because of flooding, inadequate drainage, soil and rock formations with severe limitations for development, severe erosion potential, unfavorable topography, inadequate water supply or sewage treatment capabilities, or any other feature likely to be harmful to the health, safety or welfare of future residents of the proposed subdivision or of the community.
   (B)   Copies of all plats within the shoreland overlay district shall be submitted to the Commissioner of Natural Resources within ten days of final approval by the city.
   (C)   Planned Development (PD): altered zoning standards may be allowed as exceptions to this chapter for PDs, provided preliminary plans are approved by the Commissioner of Natural Resources prior to their approval by the city, and further provided:
      (1)   The PD is connected to a municipal sanitary sewer;
      (2)   Open space is preserved through the use of restrictive deed covenants, public dedications or other methods;
      (3)   The following factors are carefully evaluated to ensure the increased density of development is consistent with the resource limitations of the protected water:
         (a)   Suitability of the site for the proposed use;
         (b)   Physical and aesthetic impact of increased density;
         (c)   Level of current development;
         (d)   Amount and ownership of undeveloped shoreland;
         (e)   Levels and types of water surface use and public accesses; and
         (f)   Possible effects on overall public use.
      (4)   Any commercial, recreational, community or religious facility allowed as part of the planned development shall conform to all applicable federal and state regulations including, but not limited to, the following:
         (a)   Licensing provisions or procedures;
         (b)   Waste disposal regulations;
         (c)   Water supply regulations;
         (d)   Building codes;
         (e)   Safety regulations;
         (f)   Regulations concerning the appropriation and use of Public Waters as defined in Minn. Stat. § 103G.005(15), as it may be amended from time to time; and
         (g)   Applicable regulations of the State Environmental Quality Board.
      (5)   The final plan for a planned development shall not be modified, amended, repealed or otherwise altered unless approved in writing by the developer, the municipality and the Commissioner of Natural Resources; and
      (6)   There are centralized shoreline recreation facilities such as beaches, docks and boat launching facilities.
(Ord. passed 10-11-1963)