PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment

The Martin County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment will be conducting a public hearing on June 22, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.  The hearing will be held in the Martin County Commissioners Room, located on the first floor of the Courthouse, 201 Lake Avenue – Fairmont, MN.  The following items will be on the agenda:

 

Conditional Use Permit Request from the Martin County Highway Department within Section 24 of Cedar Township.  The Martin County Highway Department is proposing to expand camping sites to Cedar-Hanson Park within an “SL-1” Shoreland Special Protection District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance requires a Conditional Use Permit for an expansion of camp sites at an existing campground in an “SL-1” Shoreland Special Protection District.

 

Conditional Use Permit Request from Martin County Highway Department, applicant, (Dona Anderson, property owner), within Section 28 of Jay Township.  The Martin County Highway Department is proposing to mine gravel in an “SL-1” Shoreland Special Protection District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance requires a Conditional Use Permit for any mining operation in an “SL-1” Shoreland Special Protection District.

 

Variance Request from Jonathan & Stephanie Coan within Section 20 of Pleasant Prairie Township. The Coans would like to construct a dwelling closer than the required setback from a feedlot facility in an “A” Agricultural District. The Martin County Feedlot Ordinance requires a minimum of 1,320 feet from a feedlot facility to a dwelling other than the operator’s in an “A” Agricultural District. The Coans are also requesting a depth greater than the maximum required depth for a septic tank. The maximum required depth for a septic tank is four (4) feet. The Martin County Sewage and Wastewater Ordinance, adopted by reference Minnesota Rules Chapter 7080 and 7081 in their entirety states that the top of sewage tanks must not be buried deeper than four feet from final grade for new dwellings, unless a local ordinance allows for burial at a greater depth, not to exceed the tank manufacturer’s maximum designed depth for the tank.

 

Any persons interested in this public hearing are urged to attend the Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment meeting.

 

Pamela A. Flitter

Martin County Zoning Administrator