Board of Adjustment

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Meeting Information

May 5, 2020

1.  FCU-20-01    A request by Ranger Springs Inc., for a conditional use permit to operate a Camp and Retreat Center to allow for a community accessible farm for people to engage in farm chores and activities on property located at 6810 and 6840 Highway 35 within the Bigfork Zoning District.  The property contains approximately 465 acres and can legally be described as Tract 1B in Section 14, Township 27 North, Range 20 west, and Tracts 2B, 3A, 3C, 3DB, 3DA, 3FA, 4C, 5, 6F, 6EA, 8, 8A, 8B and 8C in Section 06, Township 27 North, Range 24 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. 

This item was reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, March 26, 2020. 

Staff Report    Application    Supplemental Information    Site Maps

2.  FCU-20-02    A request by Ryan Remington on behalf of Randal Remington for a conditional use permit for a Manufactured Home Park that will include 13 spaces within the Willow Glen Zoning District.  The applicant is proposing shared well and septic system for the lots and access would be from Willow Glen Drive.  The property is located at 616 Willow Glen Drive and can legally be described as Lot 11 in Block 1 in Greenacres Subdivision in Section 20, Township 28 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. 

Staff Report    Application    Site Map

3.  FCU-20-03   A request by Lech Naumovich for a conditional use permit for a Camp and Retreat Center on property located at 288 Reservoir Road, Whitefish, MT within the Rural Whitefish Zoning District.  The applicant is proposing to construct three (3) tiny-home structures that will provide conservation learning and volunteer activities.  The property contains approximately 12.6 acres and can legally be described as Tract 4B in the Southeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 24, Township 31 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. 

Staff Report    Application    Supplemental Information    Site Map

4.  APPEAL 20-01    An appeal by Nathan & Dianna Keane regarding a decision made by the Zoning Administrator determining that the denial of an Administrative Conditional Use Permit (FACU-19-41) on January 15, 2020 for short-term rental housing did not take into account all the pertinent factors related to the decision.  The property is located at 712 Echo Lake Road, on Deer Island, Bigfork, MT within the Echo Lake Zoning District.  The property is zoned SAG-5 (Agricultural), and contains approximately 0.78 acres.  The property can legally be described as Lot 007, 1/13 of Lot 16 Deer Island Co, Subdivision in Section 08, Township 27 North, Range 19 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Memo from the Director

Added on 3/22/2020 @ 2:16 pm

April 7, 2020

In response to Governor Steve Bullock issuing a Directive requiring Montanans to stay home and temporarily closes all nonessential businesses and operations to curtail the spread of COVID-19, we have postponed public meetings. 

The items originally on the April 7, 2020 Agenda have been postponed to the May 05, 2020 Board of Adjustment Meeting.

Information updated on 3/31/2020 @ 1:13 pm

October 01, 2019

1. FCU-19-07    A request from Land Solutions, LLC, on behalf of East Glacier Holdings, LLC, for a conditional use permit for an Airfield to allow for commercial use of an existing helicopter landing pad that was permitted by FCU-18-04 on May 1, 2018.  The property is located at 5560 Highway 93 South, near Whitefish, MT within the Blanchard Lake Zoning District, and is zoned SAG-5/HO (Suburban Agricultural/Highway Overlay).  The property contains approximately 19.2 acres and can legally be described as Tract 5 of COS 20869 in the NW1/4SE1/4 of Section 13, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. 

Staff Report    Application    Application Supplements   Site Map