Information will be posted and linked as it becomes available
Please check the appropriate agenda under Calendar of Events for the order in which the files will be reviewed at the meetings.
Flathead County Board of Adjustment
January 6, 2015
Michael and Debbie Thomas: A request by Michael & Debbie Thomas for a Zoning Variance to property within the Bigfork Zoning District and zoned RC-1 (Residential Cluster). The applicant is requesting a variance to Section 3.14.040(4), “Bulk and Dimensional Requirements”, (Maximum Height), of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations. The property is located at 156 Bjork Drive and can legally be described as Lot 131 of Eagle Bend No. 12 Subdivision.
This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee (BLUAC) at a legally noticed meeting held on Thursday, December 18, 2014 @ 4:00 p.m. at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8559 Highway 35 in Bigfork.
Posted and linked site map and application 12/11/14 @ 1:19 pm
Nicholas and Diane Hansen:
Application Site Map Staff Report (available approximately 2 weeks before meeting)
Posted 12/11/14 @ 1:21 pm
Flathead County Planning Board
December 10, 2014
Byron Guy: A Zone Change request in the Highway 93 Zoning District by Byron Guy. The proposal would change the zoning on approximately 3.75 acres from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). The property is located at 240 Sirucek Lane.
posted 11/26/14 @ 2:58 pm
November 12, 2014
Flathead County Zoning Regulation Text Amendment-Home Occupation: A request by the Flathead County Planning Board for an amendment to the text of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations (regulations) to revise the performance standards regarding home occupations based on the Planning Board’s discussion at a Planning Board workshop on February 24, 2014. The general character of the specific proposed amendment is:
Changes to restrictions on vehicle traffic for a home occupation currently found in Section 5.06.020(1)(E), and allowing for additional vehicle traffic when the home occupation is reviewed as a conditional use permit by adding Section 5.06.020(2)(C).
Posted 10/22/14, attached info 10/30/14 @ 11:57 am
Lane Ross after-the-fact lakeshore construction permit: A request by Lane Ross for an after-the-fact lakeshore construction permit to bring into compliance previously completed mechanized aquatic weed removal and stock piling of weeds adjacent to and on three properties located on Little Bitterroot Lake. The mechanized removal of aquatic weeds within the waters of Little Bitterroot Lake and the stockpiling of these weeds within the Lakeshore Protection Zone (LPZ) have been determined by the Planning Director to create a significant impact requiring Planning Board review and a recommendation to the Flathead County Commissioners, per Section 3.2(C)(b) of the Flathead County Lake and Lakeshore Protection Regulations. The properties are located at 795 Lodgepole Drive, 815 Lodgepole Drive and 805 Lodgepole Drive in Marion, MT.
Posted 9/19/14 - Updated: 9/23/14 @ 4:09 pm, attached information 10/30/14 @ 12:00 pm
Wettington Acres Ph II: A request by Wayne & Peggy Turner for Preliminary Plat approval of Wettington Acres, Phase 2, a 40-lot residential subdivision planned to be developed in three separate phases. All lots would be served by a public water system and individual wastewater treatment systems. Primary access to the subdivision would be from Swiss Drive and Wettington Drive via US Highway 2 as well as Redwing Court via Smith Lake Road and Bighorn Drive. The application includes a proposal to dedicate a 4.56 net acre park area to Flathead County for use as a regional park.
Posted 10/22/14, attached information 10/30/14 @ 12:01 pm
October 8, 2014
Flathead County Subdivision Regulations Text Amendments: A request by Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office for amendments to the text of the Flathead County Subdivision Regulations. The Planning Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments prior to forwarding a recommendation to the Flathead County Commissioners. The Commissioners will also hold a public hearing on the proposed amendments, per 76-3-503 M.C.A. The amendments are intended to make appropriate revisions pursuant to 2013 legislative updates made after the current Subdivision Regulations were last revised in May 2012 and also address internal road paving requirements applicable to recreational vehicle parks. A copy of the specific text of all amendments is available for public review at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 1035 First Avenue West, Kalispell, MT.
Posted 9/19/14 @ 1:32 pm and attached draft text amendment and description
September 24 , 2014 Workshop
The Flathead County Planning Board will hold a workshop to discussion the Whitefish area lake and lakeshore options document given to Planning Board by planning staff during new business at the September 10, 2014 regular meeting. (Linked below)
September 10 , 2014
McMahon-Hannock Zone Change: A Zone Change request in the Blanchard Lake Zoning District by Michael & Monica McMahon and Charles & Pamela Hannock. The proposal would change the zoning on approximately 20.7 acres from AG-20 (Agricultural) to SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural). The property is located at 288 Squirrel Lane and can legally be described as Assessors Tract 4B in Section 23, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, and more particularly described as follows:
Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 9918, located and being in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 23, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathed County, Montana.
linked information 8/27/14 @ 11:58 am
Flathead County Zoning Regulation Text Amendment-ADU's: A request by the Flathead County Planning Board for an amendment to the text of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations (regulations) to revise the performance standards regarding accessory dwelling units based on the Planning Board’s discussion at a Planning Board workshop on March 12, 2014. The general character of the specific proposed amendment is:
Amend the regulations by adding ‘Dwelling unit, accessory (ADU)’ to the list of permitted uses in AG-80, AG-40, AG-20, SAG-10, SAG-5, and R-1 zoning districts found in Sections 3.04, 3.05, 3.06, 3.07, 3.08, and 3.09, by adding ‘Dwelling unit, accessory (ADU)’ to the list of conditional uses found in R-2, R-3, R-4, R-5, RA-1 and R-2.5 in Sections 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.15 and 3.43, by adding ‘Dwelling unit, accessory (ADU)’ to the list of accessory uses found in Section 5.01.020(1) and 5.01.020(3), by amending Section 5.01.030(7), by adding a parking standard to Section 6.02.060 and a definition to Section 7.05.150.
Attached staff report-draft text amendment 8/28/14 @ 4:35 pm