Notice of Public Hearing
Stearns County, Board of Adjustment
Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Board of Adjustment, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct a public hearing to consider variance applications on Thursday, December 9, 2021, in Room 1104, Stearns County Service Center, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, Minn., beginning at
To consider a request from Rick Schmidt, South Haven, Minn., from Sections 9.9.9A.(1) of the Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439 and Section 6.2.1P. Table M of the Stearns County Subsurface Sewage Treatment System Ordinance #422 to construct a new dwelling and overhang on the existing foundation less than 10 feet from the side property line, less than 10 feet from the subsurface sewage treatment system sewage tanks and less than 20 feet from the subsurface sewage treatment system soil treatment area. Said Ordinances require a 10-foot setback to the side property line, a 10-foot setback to the subsurface sewage treatment system sewage tanks, and a 20-foot setback to the subsurface sewage treatment system soil treatment area. Affected property: Lot 17, Coe’s Augusta Shores, Section 11, T121N, R28W, Fairhaven Township. Property address: 2691 Arrowwood Road, South Haven, MN.
To consider a request from Lee and Barbara Haugen, St. Paul Park, Minn., from Sections 5.1.2C.(2), 5.1.2C.(3), and 10.2.11A.(2) of Stearns County Land Use and Zoning Ordinance #439 to construct a dwelling/porch addition onto a legal nonconforming residential dwelling ahead of the established building line and within the shore impact zone of a lake classified Natural Environment. Said Ordinance require additions on a legal nonconforming residential dwelling to be located landward of the established building line and outside the shore impact zone of 100 feet on a lake classified Natural Environment. Affected property: Lot 26, Block 2, Clearwater Harbor, Section 32, T122N, R27W, Lynden Township. Property address: 223 Alder Road, South Haven, MN.
If you would like to provide public testimony, either in support or in opposition to a request, you are invited to do so by attending said hearing in-person or by joining virtually. To participate virtually, please contact Jamie Lucas at [email protected] or call him at (320) 656-3613 by noon on the Wednesday preceding the meeting date. You may submit written testimony by emailing him by 3 p.m. on the meeting date or by mail to the Environmental Services Department, Stearns County Service Center, 3301 County Road 138, Waite Park, MN 56387.
Comments received are not limited to those persons receiving this public hearing notice. If you know of any interested person, who for any reason has not received this notice, please inform them of this public hearing date.
Copies of applications and related information are on file and can be viewed on Meetings on Demand approximately one week prior to the meeting at http://stearnscountymn.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx. Meeting webcasts are broadcast live on this website location and actions taken on these requests will be available on the website shortly after the meeting.
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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 (800) 450-0852 early so necessary arrangements can be made.
Published in the Tri-County News Thursday, Nov. 25, 2021.