Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment

Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment
(Meets for field review tours and public hearings on a monthly basis.  Occasionally, if application volume is high, two tours and hearings are held on succeeding days)
The Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment is comprised of 7 citizen members consisting of 1 from each Commissioner District, (5) and 1 from the SWCD and 1 appointed at-large. The duties of the Commission are to: oversee the preparation of County land use ordinances and plans; review and act upon  applications for conditional uses permits, variances, subdivision plat approval, manufactured housing subdivisions; environmental assessments, and other matters as directed by the County Board of Commissioners in accordance with Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 394. A majority of the members must be residents of the portion of the county outside the corporate limits of municipalities. No more than one voting member of the PC/BOA may be an officer or employee of the County.  No voting member of the PC/BOA shall have received, during the two years prior to appointment, or during his term of service, any substantial portion of his income from business operations involving the development of land within the county. The County Attorney acts as the legal advisor to the PC/BOA.  
 

Current Meeting Agendas and Minutes
2020 Planning Commission Schedule and Submission Deadlines

2020 Plat Schedule and Submission Deadlines


PLANNING COMMISSION
Board of Commissioners Appointments
Dated:  January 7, 2020

Board member Term:  1 Year
Jeff Peterson (non-voting, ex officio), Dick Downham (alternate)

Citizen Term:  3 Year
District 1 - Tim Moore (1yr)   01/01/2010 – 12/31/2020
District 2 - Bill Fitch 01/01/2010 – 12/31/2020 
District 3 - Mike Froehlig  01/01/2019 – 12/31/2021
District 4 – Retta Freeman 01/01/2013 – 12/31/2021
District 5 -Jeff Holten 01/01/2018 – 12/31/2020
At Large – David Tanner 09/01/2019 – 12/31/2022
SWCD - Ken LaPorte 01/01/2013 – 12/31/2022

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