LE SUEUR COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

MEETING AGENDA


Meeting Date: August 18, 2022

Time:  3:00 PM

Place:Le Sueur County Environmental Services Building

515 South Maple Ave, Le Center, MN


Onsite Date: August 18, 2022 

Onsite Time: 12:15 PM

 

**Board of Adjustment Members if you CANNOT be at the meeting contact Mindy at 357-8538.


1.

Call to Order

2.

Agenda: Additions/Corrections/Approval

2.I.

August 18, 2022 Agenda

3.

Meeting Minutes: Additions/Corrections/Approval

3.I.

DRAFT July 21, 2022 Minutes

4.

Applications

4.I.

MARJORIE JOHNSON, MADISON LAKE, MN, (APPLICANT\OWNER):

 Request that the County grant an extension of Variance # 2022271 allow the applicant to enlarge a nonconforming structure to construct a dwelling addition, 21 feet from the bluff, 87 feet from the Ordinary High Water Level (OHWL), and 64 feet from the road Right-Of-Way (ROW);  Lot size; and 34.2% total impervious surface coverage on a lot  in a Recreational Residential “RR” Shoreland District, Lake Washington a Recreational Development “RD” lake.  Property is located in the Schmitt’s Plat #1, Lot 20, Section 18, Kasota Township.  VARIANCE IS FOR enlarging a nonconforming structure, IMPERVIOUS SURFACE, bluff, ohwl & ROW SETBACKS.

4.II.

BRIAN & CYNTHIA BRAUN, LE SUEUR, MN, (APPLICANT\OWNER):

 Request that the County grant a Variance from the Le Sueur County Zoning Ordinance to allow the applicant to reduce the lot size from 1.5 acres in the Agriculture “A” District and 5 acres in the Mineral Resources “MR” Overlay District to .72 acres; and to reduce the separation distance from an existing feedlot (Valleyview Pork) to a dwelling from 1,000 feet to 508 feet.  Property is located in the SW1/4 of the NW 1/4, Section 19, Sharon Township.  VARIANCE IS FOR lot size and feedlot separation distance.

4.III.

DONNA KRAUTBAUER, JANESVILLE, MN, (APPLICANT\OWNER):

Request that the County grant an After-The-Fact Variance from the Le Sueur County Zoning Ordinance to reduce the Ordinary High Water Level (OHWL) setback from 100 feet to 95 feet and reduce the side yard setback from 10 feet to 1 foot for the construction of a replacement storage shed; and Increase the impervious surface maximum lot coverage from 25% to 41.8% in a Recreational Residential “RR” Shoreland District, Lake Francis a Recreational Development “RD” lake.   Property is located in Clark’s Beach Subdivision, Lot 20, Block 1, Section 34, Elysian Township.  ATF VARIANCE IS FOR impervious surface, ohwl & property line setbacks.

4.IV.

PAT BARRINGTON, WOODBURY, MN, (APPLICANT\OWNER):

Request that the County grant a Variance from the Le Sueur County Zoning Ordinance to allow the applicant to reduce the setback from for a septic system drainfield to the Ordinary High Water Level (OHWL) from 75 feet to 50 and reduce the setback from the septic drainfield to a dwelling from 20’ to 17 feet  in a Recreational Residential “RR” Shoreland District, and Flood Fringe “FF” Floodplain Overlay District, Lake Francis a Recreational Development “RD” lake.   Property is located in Auditor’s Plant Section 28 (Carpenter’s Point), Lot 2, Section 28, Elysian Township.  VARIANCE IS FOR ohwl and dwelling setbacks.

4.V.

SARA PITZER, CLEVELAND, MN, (APPLICANT\OWNER):

Request that the County grant a Variance from the Le Sueur County Zoning Ordinance to allow the applicant to increase the maximum impervious surface coverage from 25% to 32.2%; Increase the maximum height for a water-oriented accessory structure from 10 feet to 13 feet in a Recreational Residential “RR” Shoreland District, Lake Jefferson a Recreational Development “RD” lake.  Property is located in Cape Horn, Lot 23, Section 1, Cleveland Township.  VARIANCE IS FOR impervious surface and structure height.

5.

Discussion Items

6.

Warrants/Claims

7.

Adjourn

Board of Adjustment Hearing Procedure:  The Chairman calls the meeting to order, then calls the item to be heard and asks the Applicant or representative present to come to the podium to answer any questions or present any comments.  The Chairman opens the meeting to the public.  Each speaker comes to the podium and states their name for the record prior to making a statement or posing a question.  All questions or comments are to be directed to the board, not the applicant.  After the public comments the Board of Adjustment publicly discusses the information and reviews the findings before making a motion.  All meetings are recorded.