NOTICE of INTENT to ADOPT MARTIN COUNTY BUFFER ORDINANCE and BUFFER MAP


NOTICE of INTENT to ADOPT
MARTIN COUNTY BUFFER ORDINANCE and BUFFER MAP AMENDMENT to THE MARTIN COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE (shoreland) And LAND USE MAP


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, That the adoption of The Martin County Buffer Ordinance, Martin County Buffer Map, amendment to the Martin County Zoning Ordinance (shoreland), and Land Use Map will be considered by the Martin County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, in the Martin County Commissioners Room, 201 Lake Avenue, Fairmont, Minnesota at the regular board meeting at 10 a.m. The Martin County Board of Commissioners will take formal action on adopting the Buffer Ordinance, Official buffer map, amend the Martin County Zoning Ordinance (shoreland to be consistent with Buffer Ordinance) Chapter 13 (Shoreland Districts), Subdivision 18, Agricultural Use Standards, Number 1, and update official land use map. The Planning Commission recommended to the Martin County Board of Commissioners adoption of the Buffer Ordinance, Official buffer map, amendment to the Martin County Zoning Ordinance (shoreland), and land use map by a public hearing which was held November 28, 2017.  



A complete copy of the proposed Buffer Ordinance, buffer map, land use map and amended changes is available for review in the Martin County Auditor’s Office, The Martin County Planning and Zoning Office and on the Martin County Website ~ www.co.martin.mn.us. A copy is also available with Martin County Township Clerks and City Clerks.





Pamela A. Flitter

Martin County Zoning Administrator


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Important Property Tax Homestead Notice

*IMPORTANT PROPERTY TAX HOMESTEAD NOTICE*

This will affect your 2018 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund.

Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year?

Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying relative occupy the property as a homestead on or before December 1, 2017.

What is a qualifying relative?

For agricultural property, a qualifying relative includes the child, grandchild, sibling, or parent of the

owner or owner’s spouse. For residential property a qualifying relative also includes the owner’s uncle, aunt, nephew, or niece.

When do I apply?

You must apply on or before December 15, 2017. Once homestead is granted, annual applications are not necessary unless they are requested by the county assessor.

Contact the assessor by December 15, 2017 if the use of the property you own or occupy as a qualifying relative has changed during the past year.

If you sell, move, or for any reason no longer qualify for the homestead classification, you are required to notify the county assessor within 30 days of the change in homestead status.



Martin County Assessor’s Office

507-238-3210

Dan Whitman SAMA

Martin County Assessor