NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING FOR VARIANCE APPEALS FROM THE ZONING
ORDINANCE FOR ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MINNESOTA
Notice is hereby given that the St. Louis County Board of Adjustment will conduct a hybrid virtual
and in-person public hearing on Thursday, December 9, 2021, beginning at 10:30 AM, at the
Government Services Center, 201 South 3 rd Avenue West, Virginia, MN, regarding the following:
1.Joe Skofich, appeal for relief from St. Louis County Zoning Ordinance 62, Article VI, Section 6.10, to allow a second water orientated accessory structure where one is allowed. That part of Government Lot 6 comm at NE corner of Lot 6 thence N 78 deg 57 min 37 sec W 355.53 ft thence N 72 deg 53 min 59 sec W 101.13 ft to pt of beg on lakeshore thence S 25 deg 43 min W 446.85 ft to N r/w of County Rd #929 thence NW along said r/w 106.90 ft thence N 25 deg 43 min E 394.72 ft to shoreline thence S 72 deg 13 min 13 sec E 101 ft to pt of beg, S4, T62N, R16W (Greenwood) - 10:30 AM
2.Ryan Nelson, appeal for relief from St. Louis County Zoning Ordinance 62, Article III, Section 3.7, to allow a principal structure at a reduced centerline road setback where 48 feet is required; and Article III, Section 3.4, to allow a principal structure at a reduced shoreline setback where 100 feet is required. Part of Lot 6, Beg 614 Ft. S and 5 ft. SW of SE corner of lot 2 thence SWLY 100 ft. thence SELY 135 ft thence NELY 100 ft thence NWLY to a point of beginning, S5, T68N, R19W (Unorganized) - 11:00 AM
3.Mark Larson, appeal for relief from St. Louis County Zoning Ordinance 62, Article III, Section 3.2, to exceed maximum lot coverage where 10 percent is allowed in a Multiple Use (MU) zone district. Part of the SE 1/4 of SE 1/4 beginning 350 ft. W and 126 62/100 ft. North of SE corner Thence N 208 71/100 ft. thence W 208 71/100 ft thence S 208 71/100 ft thence E 208 71/100 ft to the point of beginning except part taken for the Hwy, S22, T57N, R18W (Clinton) - 11:30 AM
4.Daniel Lake, appeal for relief from St. Louis County Zoning Ordinance 62, Article III, Section 3.4, to allow a principal dwelling at a reduced shoreline setback where 100 feet is required. Lots 12 and 13, Sylvanich Beach Plat, S13, T59N, R21W (Unorganized) - 12:00 PM
***This meeting will be open to the public with social distancing measures in place. ***
The meeting will be open to the public and live streamed via WebEx, giving the public the opportunity to watch and listen, and even speak to the Board of Adjustment. Please also have the option to listen to the meeting live via telephone. For more information on how to view or participate in the public hearing, please visit the county website at www.stlouiscou ntymn.gov/departments-a-z/pla nning-development/boards-commi ttees.
If you have any questions, please contact Jenny Bourbonais, St. Louis County Land Use Manager, at bourbonaisj@stlouiscountym n.gov.
Citizens can submit public comments relating to the public hearing using one of the following methods:
1.Preferred method: Email your comments to Jenny Bourbonais, St. Louis County Land Use Manager, at bourbonaisj@stlouiscountym n.gov. Emails must be received by noon on Monday, December 6, 2021, in order to be presented to the Board of Adjustment and viewed online.
2.Mail your comments to one of the St. Louis County Government Services addresses (located in Duluth or Virginia). Your comments must be received in the mail by Monday, December 6, 2021, in order to be presented to the Board of Adjustment and viewed online.
3.Provide testimony in person the day of the hearing. It is requested that you contact our office if you anticipate in-person attendance so that we may ensure social distancing measures.
4.You will also have the opportunity to raise your "virtual hand" while utilizing the WebEx software during the public hearing. To learn more about WebEx, please visit
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