ORDINANCE NO. 2016 – 15

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE 1 SECTION 22-1 OF THE ROGERS CITY CODE REGARDING BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE


The Rogers City Council ordains the following:

Section 22-1 is hereby amended to add the following language:

Section 22-2 Business Registration Certificate

a.    Purpose.  The purpose and intent of this section is to register all businesses within the City of Rogers. To provide general contact information, emergency contact information, hazardous material information and any review that may be necessary.
b.    Approval required
    a.    No person or entity who endeavors to conduct business shall occupy any land or building within the City without first obtaining approval of a Business Registration Certificate.
    b.    Persons or entities who conduct business and occupy land or a building within the City prior to the effective date of this ordinance shall obtain a Business Registration Certificate within 30 days of the effective date of this ordinance.
c.    Responsibility. Both the property owner and the lessee shall be responsible for securing the Business Registration Certificate.
d.    Approval of the Business Registration Certificate. The city shall approve the business registration certificate if the use is legal per this chapter and complies with the Zoning Code and all state and local codes and licensing requirements.
e.    Revocation of a Business Registration Certificate. Any false statement submitted to the City for approval of a business registration certificate shall automatically revoke the business registration certificate. After the City has determined false information was received, the City shall notice the owner and lessee that the registration has been revoked.  The notification shall also inform the owner and lessee that they have ten days to either obtain a new registration or terminate use of the land or building. If the use continues without a valid Business Registration Certificate, both the landowner and tenant shall be in violation of this section.
f.    Failure to Register.  The City reserves the right to refuse review or approval of any permit or zoning request made by an unregistered person or entity who conducts or endeavors to conduct business and occupies land or a building with the City.


The Ordinance shall have full force and effect upon its passing and publication.

Passed by the City Council of the City of Rogers, Hennepin County, Minnesota, this 12th day of
July, 2016.


Section 22-2 Business Registration Certificate

a.       Purpose. The purpose and intent of this section is to register all businesses within the City of Rogers. To provide general contact information, emergency contact information, hazardous material information and any review that may be necessary.

b.      Approval required

a.       No person or entity who endeavors to conduct business shall occupy any land or building within the City without first obtaining approval of a Business Registration Certificate.

b.      Persons or entities who conduct business and occupy land or a building within the City prior to the effective date of this ordinance shall obtain a Business Registration Certificate within 30 days of the effective date of this ordinance.

c.       Responsibility. Both the property owner and the lessee shall be responsible for securing the Business Registration Certificate.

d.      Approval of the Business Registration Certificate. The city shall approve the business registration certificate if the use is legal per this chapter and complies with the Zoning Code and all state and local codes and licensing requirements.

e.       Revocation of a Business Registration Certificate. Any false statement submitted to the City for approval of a business registration certificate shall automatically revoke the business registration certificate. After the City has determined false information was received, the City shall notice the owner and lessee that the registration has been revoked.  The notification shall also inform the owner and lessee that they have ten days to either obtain a new registration or terminate use of the land or building. If the use continues without a valid Business Registration Certificate, both the landowner and tenant shall be in violation of this section.

f.        Failure to Register.  The City reserves the right to refuse review or approval of any permit or zoning request made by an unregistered person or entity who conducts or endeavors to conduct business and occupies land or a building with the City.

The Ordinance shall have full force and effect upon its passing and publication.

Passed by the City Council of the City of Rogers, Hennepin County, Minnesota, this 12th day of

July, 2016.