land use ordinance

by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer Prompted by the possible construction of a 70-acre solar farm in southern Morrison County, the County Board conducted a review of its land use ordinance. Since solar energy was not even addressed in the ordinance, several terms related to solar energy were added in a definition section. A new section [...]

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By Terry Lehrke, News Editor Within its land use ordinance, Morrison County defines how land may be used. If a land use standard is not on its list, it is prohibited — such as the possibility of using land for a solar energy “farm.” A solar energy farm would be an area of land with rows [...]

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by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer   The Morrison County Board approved a resolution amending portions of the Land Use Control Ordinance that affect the number of animal units allowed on certain sizes of land parcels, July 23. Animal units are based on a 1,000-pound scale. A cow is one animal unit if less than 1,000 [...]

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