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September Application

Oronoco Township Zoning District Change #OR2019-003ZC by Ryan and Pat Boland. The request is a change of zoning district from A-2, Agricultural Protection to SD Special District with the underlying zoning district of R-1 Low Density Residential. The proposal is to allow for the property to be divided into three single family dwelling lots. The property is located at 9775 50 Ave NW. It is in the SE 1/4 of Section 19, T108N R14W, Oronoco Township. The location of the property is south of County Road 12 West of 50 Ave NW and East of 55 Ave NW.

August Application

Olmsted County Conditional Use Permit #O2019-005CUP by People's Energy Cooperative. The request is for a 750 kW ground solar energy farm. The property's address is 564 50th Ave SE in Section 3 of Marion Township. The property is located on County Rd 11 just north of the Canadian Pacific Rail line 1/4 mile north of Highway 14 SE. 

Olmsted County Land Use Plan Amendment #O2019-002LUPA by Kalmar Township to change the land use designation for approximately 77 acres of land located in the south half of the south half of Section 36, Kalmar Township, from Resource Protection to Resource Protection – Potential Suburban. The property is bounded by Country Club Road West on the south and County Road 104 on the east.

July Application

Olmsted County Zoning District Amendment #O2019-002ZC by Gregory Holmes.  The request is to rezone approximately 37 acres from A-1 Agricultural Protection District to A-2 Agricultural Protection District. The property is located t 3741 Simpson Rd SE. It is located in SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 19 of Marion Township.

Oronoco Township Variance #OR2019-004VAR by Kevin Graner  to build a dwelling  with reduced setbacks and closer than the required setback to the ordinary high water mark. The property is zoned R-1 Low Density Residential district and is located in the Kurth's Subdivision. The address is 13419 Sunset Bay Lane, Zumbro Falls MN. That part of the NW 1/4 Section 2 T108N R14W, Oronoco Township.

  • Oronoco TB mtg 9/3/19
  • Notification Map

June Applications

Olmsted County Zoning District Amendment request by Milestone Materials and Dennis Kullot. The applicant is requesting to rezone approximately 3 acres from A-1 (Agricultural District) to A/RC (Agricultural Resource Commercial District). The purpose of the potential zoning district amendment is to allow for the expansion of the existing  limestone quarrying use on the property to the West. The property is located approximately 2 miles west of the City of Eyota, North of Highway 14 and South of 10th St SE and west of 100 Ave SE in Section 8 Eyota township T106N, R12W.

OC-PAC mtg 7/18/19

County Board mtg 8/6/19

NOTIF_MAP_O2019_001ZC (235 KB)

Oronoco Township Variance #OR2019-003VAR by Jessiah and Shannon Astorino. The request is to allow exterior storage for a home occupation. The property is located in the Safari Estates Subdivision. The address is 7651 11 Ave NW. It is on the west side of 11 Ave NW; North of Highway 63 (75th St NW); in the  SE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 Section 34 of Oronoco Township. 

Oronoco Townboard mtg 7/1/19

OTB staff report 2019-07-01 OR2019-003VAR (5 MB)

May Applications

Oronoco Township Environmental Assessment Worksheet #OR2019-001EAW by Milestone Materials for a 76 acre mineral extraction facility north of the Goldberg Quarry. The property is located South of 82 St NE West of 11 Ave NE and North of Highway 63 (75 St NW) in the NW 1/4 of Section 36 of Oronoco Township, T108N R14W.

Goose Rock Quarry EAW Report 6/5/19 (55 KB)

Oronoco Township Final Plat OR2019-001PLAT River Ridge Fourth Subdivision by Dan Fitzpatrick, a five (5) lot, one (1) outlot low-density, single family, residential lots. The property is located on Frederichs Dr NW, northeast of the intersection of 11 Ave NW and 85 St NW. That part of the SW 1/4 Section 26 T108N R14W, Oronoco Township.

OT-PAC mtg 6/17/19

Notification Map

Oronoco Township Variance #OR2019-002VAR by Greg Huey to build a dwelling closer than the required setback to the ordinary high water mark and allow for more impervious surface than the allowed 25% of the lot area. The property is located The property is located in the Special District known as Cedar Beach Zone A. The address of the request is 11361 Cedar Beach Dr NW

OTB mtg 6/3/19

Notification Map

Staff Report OR2019-002VAR (15 KB)