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Land Use and Zoning



Wakefield Township
Land Use and Zoning Ordinance Number 3


Section 1 - Purpose, Authority and Jurisdiction
1.1 Title
1.2 Statement of Purpose
1.3 Statutory Authorization
1.4 Jurisdiction

Section 2 - General Provisions
2.1 Abrogation and Greater Restricitons
2.2 Severability
2.3 Interpretation
2.4 Compliance

Section 3 - Definitions
3.1 Adoption by Reference

Section 4 - Administration
4.1 Purpose
4.2 Zoning Administrator
4.3 Site Permit Required
4.4 Fees
4.5 Planning Commission
4.6 Board of Adjustments and Appeals
4.7 Variances
4.7.2 Procedures
4.8 Conditional Use Permits
4.8.2 Conditions of Approval
4.8.3 Procedure
4.9 Interim Use Permits
4.9.2 Terminiation
4.9.3 Conditions of Approval
4.9.4 Procedure
4.10 Zoning Ordinance Amendments
4.10.1 Public Hearings
4.10.2 Application for Change of Text
4.10.3 Application for Change in District Boundary (Rezoning)
4.10.4 Notice of Hearing
4.11 Sewage Treatment System Permit
4,12 County Driveway Access Permit
4.13 Township Driveway Access Permit
4.14 Feedlot Permit
4.20 Intergovernmental Communications

Section 5 - NonConformities
5.1 Noncomforming Uses, Structures and Lots
5.1.1 Non Conforming Use Standards for all Districts
5.1.2 Nonconforming Structures
5.1.3 Nonconforming Lots


Section 6 - Performance Standards

Section 7 - General Development Standards
That Section 7 of Stearns County Ordiance Number 209, or successor Ordiance is hereby adopted with the exceptions of those listed in the Section 7 downloadable pdf in the right column. (Please read it entirely.)

Section 8 - General Zoning District Rules of Application
8.1 Establishment of Zoning Districts
8.2 Official Zoning Map
8.3 Distrcit Regulations
8.3.5 Overlay District Administration

Section 9 - Primary District Provision
That Section 9 of Stearns County Ordinace Number 209 or successor ordiance is hereby adopted by reference except for certian sections. (Please download section 9 pdf from the right column and read carefully.)

Section 8 - General Zoning District Rules of Application
8.1 Establishment of Zoning Districts
8.2 Official Zoning Map
8.3 Distrcit Regulations
8.3.5 Overlay District Administration

Section 11 Fees
Section 12 Effective Date
Section 13 Repealer





  

Further information for ordiances and subdivision can be found on Stearns Co. Environmental Services Web site. http://www.co.stearns.mn.us/848.htm 






Wakefield 2013
Fee Ordinance Schedule Click Here 


 Memorandum of Understanding
 Agreement between Wakefield Twnsp. & Stearns Co.

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 Sections 5-6 scroll down 

 Section 7 

 Section 8 

 Section 9 

 Section 10-13 

 Wakefield Zoning Map 
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