SUMMARY OF CHANGES
Olmsted County Shoreland
On May 18, 2021, the Olmsted County Board enacted revisions to the County's Shoreland Ordinance, O2020-002TA, which is found in Articles 1, 2, 4 and 9 of the Olmsted County Zoning Ordinances. The changes to the Shoreland Ordinance can be summarized as follows:
Article 1- Article 1 is primarily housekeeping. It deletes redundancies in other articles.
Article 2 -The changes in Article 2 include updates to definitions, adding figures to help explain the definitions.
Article 4 - Article 4 corrects the variance findings in shoreland there are no substantive changes.
Article 9 - Article 9 has the most changes within the ordinance. The floodplain section has been updated to clarify the differences in the floodplains designation. The tables related to referencing shoreland classifications has been updated. A land use table has been created. The updates include the addition of a mitigation section. Another new section is subdivision procedures for the shoreland district. The article now includes shoreland Planned Unit Developments (PUDs). This has been used in the past for special districts that do not conform to minimum lot size requirements within the shoreland district.
The revised ordinance will take effect on June 1, 2021.
This is only a summary of the ordinance changes and the full text of the changes is available for public inspection by any person between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Olmsted County Government Center, Office of Property Records and Licensing, serving as the County Auditor, or by standard or electronic mail.
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