The Martin County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment will be conducting a public hearing on February 25, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment

February 25, 2020


The Martin County Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment will be conducting a public hearing on February 25, 2020 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:

Variance Request from Jayden Garlick within Section 18 of Pleasant Prairie Township.Mr. Garlick is proposing to build a grain bin encroaching closer than the minimum required setback from the Ordinary High Water Level on South Creek and closer than the required setback to the rearyard setback in an “SL-1” Shoreland Special Protection District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance requires a minimum setback of 200 feet from a lake/protected water and 75 feet from the rearyard setback in an “SL-1” Shoreland Special Protection District.

Variance Request from Eldon Potthoff within Section 18 of Lake Fremont Township. Mr. Potthoff is proposing to build two grain bins encroaching closer than the required setback from the centerline of the public right-of-way in an “A” Agricultural District. The Martin County Zoning Ordinance requires a 200 foot setback from the centerline of any public right-of-way for a new building site effective February 17, 2004 and one hundred and thirty (130) feet from the centerline of any public right-of-way for existing building sites constructed before February 17, 2004. Existing building sites cannot further encroach closer than the nearest present building from the centerline of the road provided greater than 130 feet from the centerline in an “A” Agricultural District.

Variance Request from Cody & Angie Toothaker within Section 5 of East Chain Township. The Toothakers 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.


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