Planning and Zoning

by Jennie Zeitler, Staff Writer For the second time in a month, the County Board approved a request to waive an after-the-fact permit fee, Tuesday. Don Lenz of Benson inquired at the County Planning and Zoning (P&Z) office in the fall of 2012, about the requirements to put up a cabin on property owned by […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com The Randall City Council learned the city’s Planning and Zoning Committee made recommendations concerning fencing on properties. It wanted assurance that there would be sufficient access into any property to read utility meters and for emergency personnel to enter if necessary. Randall Councilman Ricky Turner asked the city to look […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer Hometown Planning Services gave the city of Motley three options for its planning and zoning services in November 2012. Due to more research needed and absenteeism at meetings, the Council waited to choose option one at the March 12 meeting. Hometown Planning provides ongoing assistance with updating zoning ordinances and land […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer In a 3-2 vote, the Randall City Council voted not to give a commercial piece of property on Pacific Avenue a conditional-use permit to become zoned residential. The consensus was that taking another commercial building off the market would not be good for the city. A proposal from the Randall Planning […]

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A new application to be used by Morrison County residents wishing to divide their property has been developed by Amy Kowalzek of the Planning and Zoning Office in cooperation with Brenda O’Neil and Russ Nygren from the Auditor’s Office. “This developed out of our conversations with the county recorder, the Public Works Department and the […]

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By Tina Snell, Staff Writer tina.snell@mcrecord.com Tuesday, the Motley City Coucnil discussed whether or not it could change the makeup of the Planning and Zoning Commission without a public hearing. Recently, it replaced two commissioners temporarily with two council members without a public hearing, which may not be within regulations. The Planning and Zoning Commission was […]

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