|Planning and Zoning|
Zoning AdministratorKevin Krause
Planning and Zoning Officer:
The ordinances promote the public health, safety, and general welfare of the people of the county; protect agricultural land from urban sprawl; and provide a basis for the orderly development of land resources in the County. This ordinance establishes requirements for Building Permits, Conditional Use Permits, Requests for Variance, and Subdivision plats.
Floodplain and Shore-land Control Ordinances
These ordinances control development activities in floodplain and shore-land areas. The controls function with the Zoning Ordinance to protect the County's water resources and the individuals constructing in these areas.
Minnesota State Weed and Seed Laws
As the County Agricultural Inspector, the Zoning Administrator's duties include the control and eradication of noxious weeds, inspection and sampling of agricultural seeds.
State Building Code
The Zoning Administrator issues Building Permits and inspects construction procedures and materials. Permits and inspections are enforced throughout the unincorporated areas of the County.