Planning Board

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Meeting Information

October 09, 2019 - NO MEETING

* There are no items on the agenda.

September 11, 2019

2.  FZC-19-14   A zone change request from Sands Surveying on behalf of Robert W. Bates and Savita K. Chaudhry for property in the Highway 93 North Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 181 Whitefish Trail South in Kalispell, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural).  The total acreage involved in the request is approximately 12.05 acres and can legally be described as a tract of land located in the W1/2SW1/4 of Section 16, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.  Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 9606

Staff Report    Application   

3.  FZC-19-16    A zone change request from Leslie A. Coates for properties in the Holt Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 307 Chapman Hill Road in Bigfork, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-3 (One-Family Residential).  The total acreage involved in the request is approximately 1.0 acres and can legally be described as follows:

  • Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 11767, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, all in Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8559 Highway 35, Bigfork, MT.

Staff Report    Application    Vicinity Map

4.  FLV-19-04    A request by Jolene Dugan for a Major Lakeshore Variance to the fill standards of the Flathead County Lake and Lakeshore Protection Regulations, specifically Sections 4.3F(2)(h)(1-2, 4-6).  The applicant is seeking to construct a ‘Modified Dynamic Equilibrium Beach’ on the shore of Flathead Lake.  The subject properties are located at 440, 482 and 494 Holt Drive, Bigfork, Montana and can legally be described as follows:

  • Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 19916 in the Northeast Quarter of Section 35, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana; and
  • Tract 2AB in the West Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 35, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8559 Highway 35, Bigfork, MT.

Staff Report    Application    Site Plan

5.  FZC-19-15    A zone change request from Darrel E. & Loretta J. Coverdell for property in the Bigfork Zoning District.  The request if for a zone change from SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) to B-3 (Community Business) on Lot 1A of the amended plat of Flathead Swan Junction Unit #2 and from B-3 (Community Business) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) on Lot 2A of the amended plat of Flathead Swan Junction Unit #2.  The property is located 2850 MT Highway 82 in Bigfork, MT and contains approximately 25.6 acres and can legally be described as follows:

  • Lots 1A and 2A of the Amended Plat of Flathead Swan junction Unit #2 in Section 13, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, August 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church, 8559 Highway 35 in Bigfork.

Staff Report    Application    Site Map

8.  FZTA-19-02    A request by the Flathead County Planning Board for multiple amendments to the Flathead County Zoning Regulations.  The proposed amendments include the following sections:  3.08.040 regarding lot coverage and fence height, 3.30.030 and 3.31.030 regarding Mini storage, RV storage, 3.35.130 and 150 regarding conditional use and regulation review, 3.42.020 regarding guest houses and temporary uses, 4.04 regarding caretaker’s facilities in the SAG-5, R-2.5, R-1, and RR-1 zones, 4.05 regarding cluster development in residential zones and covenants, and 8.05.160 regarding the definition of an dwelling, accessory.

Staff Report

Agenda added on 08/27/2019 @ 11:00 am

August 14, 2019

1.  FZC-19-11    A zone change request from Mark Francom for property in the Highway 93 North Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 153 Dancing Aspen Lane near Kalispell, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural).  The total acreage involved is approximately 10 acres and can legally be described as follows:

  • Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 19791, located in the Northeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 8, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report   Application

2.  FZC-19-12    A zone change request from Charles A. & Jeannette M. Pisk for properties in the Highway 93 North Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 532 Prairie View Road near Kalispell, MT from SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) and AG-40 (Agricultural) to R-2.5 (Rural Residential).  The total acreage involved in the request is approximately 30.73 acres and can legally be described as follows:

  • Parcel B of Certificate of Survey No. 18866, located in those portions of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 11, and in the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 14, all in Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

This item will be reviewed by the Riverdale Land Use Advisory Committee on Monday, July 15, 2019 @ 6:30 pm at Majestic Valley Arena, 3630 US Highway 93 North, Kalispell, MT.

Staff Report    Application

3.  FZC-19-13    A zone change request from Peter William Busch Revocable Trust #2 for properties in the Rural Whitefish Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 455 Blanchard Lake Drive near Whitefish, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-2.5 (Rural Residential).  The total acreage involved in the request is approximately 24.738 acres and can legally be described as follows:

  • Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 15010 located in Government Lot 4 (NW4NW4) of Section 2, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.
  • Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 15802 located in the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 2, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application

4.  FPP-19-10    A request from the Saint Herman Orthodox Church and the Stimer Family Trust, with technical assistance from Meridian Land Surveying, Inc. for preliminary plat approval of Saint Herman Subdivision, a proposal to create two (2) lots-one residential lot and one lot to be used by the Saint Herman Orthodox Church on approximately 40.822 acres.  The applicants are proposing individual wells and septic systems and primary access to the proposed church lot will be from Morning View Drive and access to the house will remain along North Hill Road.  The property is located at 285 North Hill Road and can legally be described as Tract 2A in SW4NW4, in Section 16, Township 28 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application    Plat Map

Agenda added on 7/23/2019 @ 12:41 pm , information added 7/31/2019 @ 3:00 pm and on 8/29/2019 @ 10:56 am

May 10, 2017

FPPUD-16-01 Thornton Motorsports LLC/FPP-16-07 Montana Raceway Subdivision: A request from APEC Engineering, Inc., on behalf of Thornton Motorsports, LLC for Preliminary Planned Unit Development (PUD) and Preliminary Plat approval of Montana Raceway Subdivision, a 57-lot residential subdivision located at 3790 Highway 93 North near Kalispell. Containing approximately 40.6 acres, the subject property is located within the Highway 93 North zoning district and is currently zoned AG-40 Agricultural.  The applicant has also requested a zone change from AG-40 to R-1 with an overlay PUD to increase density.  The lots would be served by a public water supply and individual wastewater treatment systems with common drain fields.

PUD Staff Report   Application   PUD Map      Subdivision Staff Report     Application   EA Report    Plat Map

 

December 14, 2016

FZC-16-12 Thornton Motorsports LLC-A zone change request in the Highway 93 North Zoning District by APEC Engineering Inc., on behalf of Thornton Motorsports, LLC.  The proposal would change the zoning on a parcel containing approximately 40.6 acres from AG-40 (Agricultural) to R-1(Suburban Residential).  The subject property is located at 3790 Highway 93 North near Kalispell.

Staff Report   Application   Site Map

Information posted 11.23.16 @ 8:35 am, Information updated 12-2-16 @ 9:27 am

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