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Notice of Hearing for variances for Richard Nygaard



stearns county
board of adjustment
Notice of Public Hearing

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Minnesota Statute, Section 394.26, that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, January 24, 2013, in Conference Room 121 CDE, Stearns County Service Center West, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, MN, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Purpose of the hearing is to consider the granting or denial of variances from the Stearns County Zoning Ordinance, Stearns County Subdivision Ordinance, Stearns County Sewage Treatment Ordinance, Stearns County Recreational Campground Ordinance, Stearns County Lodging Establishments Ordinance, Stearns County Childrens Camps Ordinance, and the Stearns County Manufactured Home Parks Ordinance as follows:

Public Hearings:

To consider a request from Richard Nygaard, Maple Grove, MN from Sections 10.2.11A (2)(a)
of the Stearns County Zoning Ordinance #439 to construct a residential structure 68 feet from the OHWL, ahead of the established building line and in the shore impact zone (less than 100 feet) of Grass Lake, which is a Natural Environment Lake. Said Ordinance requires new residential structures be located behind the established building line of a Natural Environment Lake and in no case located closer than 100 feet from the OHWL. Affected property: Lot 45, Block 2, Clearwater Harbor, Section 32, T121N & 122N, R27W, Lynden Township. Property address: 320 Baxter Road, South Haven, MN.


All applications and related information are on file with the Environmental Services Department, Room 343, County Administration Center, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, MN and can also be viewed approximately one week prior to the meeting at co.stearns.mn.us, by clicking on Board and Committee Meetings. Action taken on these applications will be available shortly after the meeting at the same web site location.

All interested persons are invited to attend said hearing or submit written testimony prior to the hearing date, either in support of or in opposition to the requests. Written testimony should be sent to the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, Stearns County Environmental Services Department, Administration Center Room 343, 705 Courthouse Square, St. Cloud, MN 56303.

Barrier Free Status: This meeting will be accessible to the handicapped. Attempts will be made to accommodate any other individual need for special services. Please call (320) 656-3613, or 1-800-450-0852 early so arrangements can be made.

Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.