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Zoning 01/15/2009 AGENDA

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AGENDA
SAWYER COUNTY ZONING COMMIMTTEE
JANUARY 15, 2010


Depending upon the length of the Public Hearing, the Zoning Committee may recess up to one hour for the purpose of a lunch break.


PRELIMINARY MATTERS

1)    Call to Order and Roll Call
2)    Statement of Committee and Hearing Procedure
3)    Statement of Hearing Notice

REZONE APPLICATION

1)    Town of Hayward – David W. Anderson. Part of Gov’t lot 4, S35, T 41N, R 8W; Part of Parcel 5401 (:4.1.) Volume 556 Records page 188. Approximately 19.50 acres to be rezoned out of the total 27.16 acres. Change from District Agricultural Two to District Residential/Recreational One. (Approximately 7.66 acres is already zoned Residential/Recreational One). Purpose of request is to create lots to sell to the owners of  small lots on the east side of Haskins Road. The Town Board has tabled the application with additional comments. This application has been tabled from the December Public Hearing. No decision received from the Town Board.

    Findings of Fact:

CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATIONS

1)    Town of Hunter – Duffy Family Investments LLC. Lot 1, being part of the fractional E 1/2 of the NE 1/4 in Section 3, and the fractional W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 in Section 2, all in T40N, R 7W; Parcel 1.1.  Doc# 338527; CSM Volume 28 page 299. 1.63 total acres. Property is zoned Residential/Recreational One. Permit is desired for the use of parcel 1.1 for mainland access for an island lot located in the Chippewa Flowage, in Gov’t lot 6, S31, T 40N, R 6W, being part of Parcel :6.3. No decision received from the Town Board.

    Findings of Fact:

SPECIAL USE APPLICATIONS
None

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4.23 ACCESS DRIVEWAYS OF THE SAWYER COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE

11 Townships have approved    1 Township (Meteor) has denied

Reads:
4.23 ACCESS DRIVEWAYS
1) Access driveways to highways from abutting properties shall comply with the following requirements.

Minimum distance        Minimum distance
of Highway frontage        access driveways
between access        be located to the
driveways for            right of way on the
CLASS OF HWY.        Separate Land Uses        Intersecting Hwy.

Class A Highways                          
Federal Aid Primary Hwys         600 feet            300 feet
Federal Aid Sec. Hwys        500 feet            250 feet
Class B Highways            300 feet            150 feet
Class C Highways   

a)    Without public sewer
(All zone districts)      75 feet                  75 feet
b)    With public sewer
(R-1, RR-1, RR-2
 and C-1 only)              50 feet               50 feet

 Where there is more than one lot abutting on Class A and Class B highways between access driveways, a service road of not less than 50 feet right-of-way shall be provided across the entire frontage of each lot unless a temporary access permit has been granted with the approval of the agency having jurisdiction over the highway. Use of access is limited to the use authorized in the temporary access permit.  This permit would be revocable when a frontage road is provided.

2) The maximum number and width of access driveways to highways and service roads shall be as follows:

TYPE OF ACCESS        MAXIMUM NUMBER OF    MAXIMUM WIDTH OF
DRIVEWAYS            ACCESS DRIVEWAYS    ACCESS DRIVEWAYS

Commercial and                                   
Industrial Land Uses            2                35 feet

Other Land Uses            1                24 feet

Where cross-overs in median strip have been provided, access driveways shall be directly opposite these cross-overs.

Delete all of the above and change to read:
4.23 ACCESS DRIVEWAYS
Driveway access permits shall be obtained from the appropriate permitting authority.



NEW BUSINESS

1)    Recommendations by the Sawyer County Citizens Committee on Septic Systems
2)    Continuing review of the proposed Sawyer County Comprehensive Plan (Jan 4th         meeting)
3)    Review of Zoning Administrators job description   
4)    Discussion on cell towers
5)    Discussion on vacation home rentals
6)    Monthly vouchers


Closed Session, pursuant to Section 19.85(1) (c) and (e), for the purpose of discussing compensation, performance and the qualifications of a department head and staffing levels as related to union positions.

ADJOURNMENT