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Zoning Public Hearing Agenda

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AGENDA

SAWYER COUNTY ZONING COMMITTEE

JANUARY 20, 2006

 

 

 

PRELIMINARY MATTERS

 

1)                  Call to Order and Roll Call

2)                  Statement of Committee and Hearing Procedure

3)                  Statement of Hearing Notice

 

 

REZONE APPLICATIONS

 

1)                  Town of Sand Lake – Johnson Timber Corporation and Futurewood Corporation c/o Phillip Johnson. Part of Gov’t lots 1 & 2 and part of the NW ¼ NE ¼, Section 14, T 38N, R 9W; Parcels :1.1, :1.2, :2.6, :2.8, parcel 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5 and 2.6. Volume 502 Records page 423 and Document #328362; CSM Volume 13 page 58 and Volume 13 page 74.  145.43 acres total. Change from district Agricultural One and Residential/Recreational One to district Residential/Recreational Two. The purpose of request is to create a campground.  Also, application made for Conditional Use. The Town Board has approved both applications with additional comments.

 

                        Findings of Fact:

 

 

 

CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATIONS

 

1)                  Town of Bass Lake – Steven W. Vortanz etux.  The west ½ of lot 5 of Court Oreilles Park Subdivision, being part of Gov’t lots 1 & 2, S 35, T 40N, R 9W; Parcel 5.2.  Volume 560 Records page 198.  0.321 acres (approximately 13,983 square feet). Property is zoned Residential/Recreational One. Permit is desired for access to Durphee Lake, a Class 2 lake, for lots 5 & 6 of 2nd Addition Court Oreilles Park. The lake access lot would be substandard in size, contains wetlands, and has not been under continuous ownership with Lots 5 & 6 since June, 1995. The Town Board has denied the application with additional comments.

 

                        Findings of Fact:

 

 

 

2)                  Town of Couderay – Sawyer County Highway Department c/o Gary Gedart. Part of the NW ¼ SE ¼, and the SW ¼ SE ¼, S 10, T 38N, R 8W, Parcels 14.1 and 15.1.  Volume 517 Records page 109.  80 acres total. Property is zoned Agricultural One. Permit is desired for the three (3) year renewal of conditional use permit #97-023 for the location/operation of a non-metallic mineral extraction including rock crusher and hot mix plant, which was approved at public hearing on December 19, 1997 and renewed August 16, 2002. Variance #03-013 denied the use of a rock crusher and asphalt plant within 1000 feet of a residence. The Town Board has tabled their decision until the February town board meeting.

 

                        Findings of Fact:

 

 

 

 

3)                  Town of Lenroot – Vernon M. Gest etux (John H. Ahrens etux -New Owner).  Lots 1-4, being part of the SE ¼, SE ¼, S 20, T 42N, R 9W; Parcels 16.1 & 16.4.  Volume 378 Records page 207 & 388, CSM Volume 8 page 38-39. 5.75 acres total. Property is zoned Residential/Recreational Two. Permit is desired for the location/operation of an 80 site campground by the purchaser. The Town Board has approved the application. The application has been postponed from the November 17th Public Hearing.

 

                        Findings of Fact:

 

           

 

4)                  Town of Winter – Dale H. Lehmann.  Lot 29, Block 1, 1st Addition Bauers Heights Sub. S 28, T 38N, R 3W; Parcel 3.29.  Volume 429 Records page 432.  0.58 acres. Property is zoned Residential/Recreational One. Permit is desired for exceeding the impervious surface limitation of 15% to a total of 25%, by the construction of a 36’ x 40’ garage. Variance #05.037 was approved for a 33’ setback for this garage to the centerline of Johnson Road. The Town Board has approved the application with additional comments.

 

                  Findings of Fact:

 

 

 

5)                  Town of Winter – Karen A. Keating. Part of the SW ¼ NW ¼ and the SE ¼ NW ¼, excepting there from the wetlands as indicated on the Wetland Inventory Map, S 28, T 39N, R 5W; Parcels 7.1 & 8.1.  Volume 688 Records page 265.  Approximately 78 acres total. Property is zoned Agricultural One. Permit is desired for the three (3) year renewal of conditional use permit #00-023 for the location/operation of a non-metallic mineral extraction including a rock crusher, which was approved at public hearing on December 15, 2000. This renewal has excluded parcels -3101 and -3201, which were included in the original approval. A new reclamation plan and financial assurance will be required.

 

                        Findings of Fact:

 

 

 

ZONING POLICY ISSUES, ORDINANCE INTERPRETATION AND COMMITTEE GUIDANCE FOR DEPARTMENT STAFF

 

1)         Substandard A-1 parcels created prior to zoning-for non ag use (conditional use            or rezone to a residential zone district?)

 

NEW BUSINESS

1)      Robert Warder extension of survey deadline

2)      Proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendments:  

a.       Electrical substations

b.      Power generating windmills/solar panels

3)      Lot sizes - rectangular lots v non-rectangular lots

4)      Special Events – Section 6.96

5)      Revisit variance fees

6)      Spider Lake Zoning Ordinance – establishment of Town Plan and Review Commission

7)      Surveyor meeting for Subdivision Ordinance review – February 23rd.

8)      Monthly Vouchers

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT