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Zoning 04/16/2010 AGENDA

Last Updated 4/15/2010 3:30:24 PM


 

AGENDA

SAWYER COUNTY ZONING COMMITTEE

PUBLIC HEARING – April 16, 2010

 

1)         Call to Order and Roll Call

2)         Statement of Committee and Hearing Procedure

3)         Statement of Hearing Notice

 

REZONE APPLICATIONS

 

1)         Town of Edgewater – Linda Zillmer. Part of Gov’t Lot 1, lying west of County Highway F, S 7, T 37N, R 9W, Parcel :1.1 and Part of Gov’t Lot 1 and the NW1/4 of the NE 1/4, Lot D, being Part of the SE 1/4 NE 1/4, S 18, T 37N, R 9W, Parcels :1.1, :1.2, :1.5, .2.1, and .4.2.  Volume 519 Records Page 116, Volume 684 Records Page 221, Doc #324793; CSM Volume 1 Page 121.  117.66 total acres, except that part below the ordinary high water mark of Thomas Lake. Change from Dist: Residential/Recreational One (RR-1) and Forestry One (F-1) to Dist: Agricultural One (A-1) with the applicant’s following conditions/restrictions:

1. Livestock will have no access to the waters of Lake Chetac and Thomas Lake and adjacent wetlands.

2. Applicant/owner will waive the right to the permitted uses of a farm for the purpose of the disposal of offal.

3. Applicant/owner will not seek and will prohibit the Conditional Uses for the location, operation and maintenance of municipal sanitary landfills, solid waste disposal sites, sewage disposal plants and the necessary appurtenant equipment/structures subject to the provisions of the Wisconsin Administrative Code.

4. Applicant/owner will not seek Conditional Use Permits for slaughterhouses, rendering and fertilizer plants.

5. Applicant/owner will prohibit public and semi-public uses as provided under the Conditional Uses listed in Paragraph 4) under the A-1 Zone District.  OR

     Change from District: Residential/Recreational One (RR-1) and Forestry One (F-1)

     to District: Agricultural Two (A-2) with the applicant’s following                        conditions/restrictions:

1. Livestock will have no access to the waters of Lake Chetac and Thomas Lake and adjacent wetlands.

2. Applicant/owner will waive the right to, and will prohibit the permitted public and semi-public uses as provided under the Permitted Uses listed in Paragraph 10) of the A-2 Zone District.

3. Applicant/owner will prohibit public and semi-public uses as provided under the Conditional Uses listed in Paragraph 15) under the A-2 Zone District.

4. Applicant/owner will not seek and will prohibit the Conditional Uses for the location, operation and maintenance of municipal sanitary landfill, solid waste disposal sites, sewage disposal plant and the necessary appurtenant equipment/structures subject to the provisions of the Wisconsin Administrative Code. Purpose of request is to correct the zone districts incorrectly imposed by the 1971 Sawyer County Comprehensive Zoning Amendment to reflect the historic, actual and uninterrupted general farming use established prior to zoning and the comprehensive zoning amendment. Ag 1 is consistent with adjacent Ag 1 zoning of Zimmer property. The Town Board has denied the application with additional comments.

 

            Findings of Fact:

 

2)         Town of Winter – Richard J. Roppe etal. The W 1/2 of the NW 1/4 SW 1/4, S15, T 39N, R 5W; Part of Parcel 3201 (10.1). Doc# 344162. Approximately 20 acres to be rezoned out of the total 40 acres. Change from district Forestry One (f-1) to district Agricultural One (A-1) for the purpose of conforming with surrounding zone district and to allow the raising of white tail deer for sale. The Town Board has approved.

 

Findings of Fact:

 

 

 

 

CONDITIONAL USE APPLICATIONS

 

1)         Town of Winter – Donald C. Thompson etux. The N1/2 of the SW 1/4, S1, T 39N, R 5W; Parcels 9.1 and 10.1. Volume 605 Records page 87, Volume 280 page 85. Approximately 75 acres. Property is zoned Agricultural Two. Permit is desired for a three (3) year renewal of conditional use permit #03-002 for the location/operation of a non-metallic mineral extraction, including a rock crusher, which was approved at public hearing on March 15, 2002 and renewed March 16, 2007. The Town Board has approved

 

            Findings of Fact:

 

SPECIAL USE APPLICATIONS

 

1)         Town of Edgewater – Rick Freitag                         Town Board has approved

                        Findings of Fact:

 

2)         Town of Lenroot – Robin J. Hanson et al           Town Board has approved

                        Findings of Fact:

 

3)         Town of Lenroot – Carol Werner                          Town Board has approved

                        Findings of Fact:

 

4)         Town of Winter – John Dempsey                           Town Board has approved

                        Findings of Fact:                                              

 

5)         Town of Winter – David Koenings et ux                 Town Board has approved

                        Findings of Fact:                                              

 

 

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO SECTION 4.411 LAND DISTURBING ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE SHORELANDS AREA

 

Twelve (12) towns have responded

Page 26

Reads:

4.411 LAND DISTURBING ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE SHORELANDS AREA.

INTRODUCTION: Land disturbing activities may require notification, or County, State or Federal permits.  Improper land disturbing activities can result in increased shoreline erosion and waterway sedimentation.

 

FILLING, GRADING, LAGOONING, DREDGING, DITCHING, EXCAVATING

1) General standards. Filling, grading, lagooning, dredging, ditching, or excavating which does not require a permit under Section 4.411(2) may be permitted in the shoreland area provided that:

                (a)      It is done in a manner designed to minimize erosion, sedimentation and

   impairment of fish and wildlife habitat.

               (b)      Filling, grading, lagooning, dredging, ditching, or excavating in a

wetland/shoreland district meets the requirements of Section 17.9 and of this               ordinance.

                (c)      All applicable federal, state, and local authority is obtained in addition to a

   permit under this ordinance.

               (d)      Any fill placed in the shoreland area is protected against erosion by the use of

    rip-rap, vegetative cover, or a bulkhead.

 

2) Permit required, except as provided in Section 4.411(3). A land use permit is required:

(a)    For any filling or grading of any area within 300 feet of the ordinary high-

water mark of navigable water that exceeds 10,000 square feet in area.  Filling and grading shall include all exposed soil regardless of its source.  Examples of exposed soil would include, but would not be limited to, soils exposed by any of the following activities: driveways, septic system installation, excavation for building sites and the depositing of spoils, the depositing/hauling in of soils/fill/gravel, placement of topsoil  etc.

(b)   For any construction or dredging commenced on any artificial waterway,

canal, ditch, lagoon, pond, lake, or similar waterway which is within 300 feet landward of the ordinary high-water mark of a navigable body of water or where the purpose is the ultimate connection with a navigable body of water.

 

 

Change to read (Proposed changes in bold):

4.411 LAND DISTURBING ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE SHORELANDS AREA.

INTRODUCTION: Land disturbing activities may require notification, or County, State or Federal permits.  Improper land disturbing activities can result in increased shoreline erosion and waterway sedimentation.

 

FILLING, GRADING, LAGOONING, DREDGING, DITCHING, EXCAVATING

1) General standards. Filling, grading, lagooning, dredging, ditching, or excavating which does not require a permit under Section 4.411(2) may be permitted in the shoreland area provided that:

(a)    It is done in a manner designed to minimize erosion, sedimentation and

      impairment of fish and wildlife habitat.

(b)  Filling, grading, lagooning, dredging, ditching, or excavating in a

      wetland/shoreland district meets the requirements of Section 17.9 and of this

      ordinance.

(c)  All applicable federal, state, and local authority is obtained in addition to a

      permit under this ordinance.

(d) Any fill placed in the shoreland area is protected against erosion by the use of

      rip-rap, vegetative cover, or a bulkhead.

 

2) Permit required, except as provided in Section 4.411(3). A land use permit is required:

(a)    For any filling or grading of any area within 300 feet of the ordinary high-

water mark of navigable water that exceeds 10,000 square feet in area.  Filling and grading shall include all exposed soil regardless of its source.  Examples of exposed soil would include, but would not be limited to, soils exposed by any of the following activities: driveways, septic system installation, excavation for building sites and the depositing of spoils, the depositing/hauling in of soils/fill/gravel, placement of topsoil  etc.

(b)   For any construction or dredging commenced on any artificial waterway,

canal, ditch, lagoon, pond, lake, or similar waterway which is within 300 feet landward of the ordinary high-water mark of a navigable body of water or where the purpose is the ultimate connection with a navigable body of water would require the prior approval of a conditional use permit.

 

 

PROPOSED ADOPTION OF THE SAWYER COUNTY TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES ORDINANCE

A copy of this proposed ordinance can be obtained at the Zoning Administration

 

Twelve (12) Towns have responded

 

 

NEW BUSINESS

 

1)         Discussion on the Banner E. Myer sign (2671N East Shore Drive, Edgewater)

 

 

ADJOURNMENT