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Windsor Heights, IA Code of Ordinances
WINDSOR HEIGHTS, IA CODE OF ORDINANCES
SUPPLEMENT RECORD
CHAPTER 1 CODE OF ORDINANCES
CHAPTER 2 CHARTER
CHAPTER 3 BOUNDARIES
CHAPTER 4 MUNICIPAL INFRACTIONS
CHAPTER 5 OPERATING PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 6 CITY ELECTIONS
CHAPTER 7 FISCAL MANAGEMENT
CHAPTER 8 URBAN RENEWAL
CHAPTER 9 HOTEL-MOTEL TAX
CHAPTER 10 DEFERRED COMPENSATION FOR CITY EMPLOYEES
CHAPTER 11 URBAN REVITALIZATION
CHAPTER 15 MAYOR
CHAPTER 16 MAYOR PRO TEM
CHAPTER 17 CITY COUNCIL
CHAPTER 18 CITY CLERK
CHAPTER 19 FINANCE DIRECTOR/TREASURER
CHAPTER 20 CITY ATTORNEY
CHAPTER 21 CITY ADMINISTRATOR
CHAPTER 22 PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR
CHAPTER 23 PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION
CHAPTER 30 POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 30.11 UNBIASED POLICING POLICY
CHAPTER 31 ALARM SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 35 FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 36 HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE SPILLS
CHAPTER 37 FIRE CODE
CHAPTER 40 PUBLIC OFFENSES
CHAPTER 50 NUISANCE ABATEMENT PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 51 DAMAGED OR INOPERABLE VEHICLES
CHAPTER 52 ABANDONED VEHICLES
CHAPTER 53 LITTER CONTROL
CHAPTER 54 NOISE POLLUTION
CHAPTER 55 ANIMAL PROTECTION AND CONTROL
CHAPTER 56 DANGEROUS DOGS
CHAPTER 57 ILLEGAL OR DANGEROUS ANIMALS
CHAPTER 60 TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES
CHAPTER 90 WATER SERVICE SYSTEM
CHAPTER 91 CROSS CONNECTION CONTROL
CHAPTER 95 SANITARY SEWER SYSTEM
CHAPTER 96 BUILDING SEWERS AND CONNECTIONS
CHAPTER 97 USE OF PUBLIC SEWERS
CHAPTER 98 ON-SITE WASTEWATER SYSTEMS
CHAPTER 100 REGULATION OF INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER AND COMMERCIAL WASTEWATER
CHAPTER 101 STORM WATER DRAINAGE UTILITY
CHAPTER 102 ILLICIT DISCHARGE TO STORM SEWER SYSTEM
CHAPTER 105 SOLID WASTE CONTROL AND RECYCLING
CHAPTER 106 COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE
CHAPTER 107 SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL
CHAPTER 110 NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE
CHAPTER 111 ELECTRIC FRANCHISE
CHAPTER 112 FRANCHISE FEES
CHAPTER 113 CABLE TELEVISION REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 120 LIQUOR LICENSES AND WINE AND BEER PERMITS
CHAPTER 121 CIGARETTE AND TOBACCO PERMITS
CHAPTER 122 PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS
CHAPTER 123 HOUSE MOVERS
CHAPTER 124 PAWNBROKERS
CHAPTER 125 ADULT ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES
CHAPTER 126 PUBLIC DANCE HALLS
CHAPTER 135 EXCAVATIONS OF PUBLIC PROPERTY
CHAPTER 136 SIDEWALK REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 137 VACATION AND DISPOSAL OF STREETS
CHAPTER 138 STREET AND SIDEWALK GRADES
CHAPTER 139 NAMING OF STREETS
CHAPTER 140 DRIVEWAY REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 141 FIBER OPTIC CABLE LICENSE
CHAPTER 142 PARKLETS
CHAPTER 150 BUILDING NUMBERING
CHAPTER 151 TREES AND VEGETATION
CHAPTER 152 TEMPORARY STRUCTURES
CHAPTER 153 TEMPORARY SIGNS
CHAPTER 155 BUILDING CODES
CHAPTER 156 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE AND RENTAL HOUSING CODE
CHAPTER 157 STANDARD CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATIONS
CHAPTER 158 MECHANICAL CODE
CHAPTER 159 PLUMBING CODE
CHAPTER 160 CONSTRUCTION SITE EROSION AND SEDIMENT CONTROL
CHAPTER 161 POST-CONSTRUCTION STORM WATER CONTROL
CHAPTER 162 FUEL GAS CODE
CHAPTER 163 DEMOLITION & RAZE PERMIT
CHAPTER 165 ZONING CODE - GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 166 ZONING CODE - DEFINITIONS
CHAPTER 167 ZONING CODE - USE TYPES
CHAPTER 168 ZONING CODE - ZONING DISTRICT REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 169 ZONING CODE - OVERLAY DISTRICTS
CHAPTER 170 ZONING CODE - DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN STANDARDS
CHAPTER 171 TEMPORARY USES AND STRUCTURES
CHAPTER 172 ZONING CODE - SUPPLEMENTAL SITE DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 173 ZONING CODE - LANDSCAPING AND SCREENING STANDARDS
CHAPTER 174 ZONING CODE - OFF-STREET PARKING
CHAPTER 175 ZONING CODE - SIGN REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 176 ZONING CODE - NONCONFORMING DEVELOPMENT
CHAPTER 177 ZONING CODE - ADMINISTRATION AND PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 178 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
CHAPTER 179 BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT
CHAPTER 180 CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS
CHAPTER 181 ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER 183 MOBILE FOOD UNITS
CHAPTER 185 FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT
124.02  LOCATION OF PAWNBROKER BUSINESSES. 
   1.   Locations.  No person, whether as principal or agent, clerk or employee, either for such person or any other person, or as an officer of any corporation, or otherwise, shall place, maintain, own, or operate any pawn shop businesses in the following locations.
      A.   In any residential area in the City, including upon any sidewalk abutting upon such residential area;
      B.   Within 1,000 feet of any residentially zoned or used property or any property designated on the City’s Comprehensive Plan as residentially oriented.
      C.   Within 1,000 feet of any parcel of real property upon which is located any of the following facilities:
         (1)   An elementary school, junior high school, or senior high school:
         (2)   A church which conducts religious programs;
         (3)   Park or recreational facilities operated and approved by the City, County, the Polk County Conservation Board, the State of Iowa, or a not-for-profit institution;
         (4)   Federal, State, County, City, or special district governmental offices;
         (5)   Supermarket or convenience market primarily engaged in the sale of food;
         (6)   Restaurant, fast-food, or food establishment catering to family trade.
      D.   Within 1,000 feet of any other pawn shop or delayed deposit service business, as defined in Section 124.01 and 167.06(4).
   2.   Measurement of Distance.  The distance between any two pawn shops and/or delayed deposit services businesses shall be measured in a straight line, without regard to intervening structures, from the closest exterior structural wall of each business.  The distance between any pawn shop and delayed services businesses and any religious institution, school or public park, government office, supermarket, restaurant, or any property designated for residential use or used for residential purposes shall be measured in a straight line without regard to intervening structures, from the closest property line of the pawn shop or delayed deposit service business to the closest property line of the religious institution, school, public park, government office, supermarket, restaurant, or the property designated for residential use or used for residential purposes.
   3.   Restrictions.  Visibility into the store shall be maintained by utilizing clear, transparent glass on all windows and doors and by keeping all windows free of obstructions for at least three (3) feet into the store.  Products may be displayed for sale in the window provided that the display, including signage, does not occupy more than 30 percent of the window area.  Interior and exterior bars, grills, mesh, or similar obstructions, whether permanently or temporarily affixed, shall not cover any exterior door or window.