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July 13, 2022

FZC-22-05 A zone change request from APEC Engineering, on behalf of Montarise Developments, LLC for property within the Prairie View Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on three parcels of land located north of KM Ranch Road near Whitefish, MT from SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-1 (Suburban Residential). The total acreage involved is approximately 155.9 acres that can legally be described as follows:
Parcel A of Correction Certificate of Survey No. 17161, located and being in a portion of Section 36, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application    Supplemental Information    Vicinity Map

FZC-22-09   A zone change request from Darryl Swisher for property located within the Evergreen Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on a parcel of land located at 121 Springcreek Drive, Kalispell, MT from R-2 (One-Family Limited Residential) to R-1 (Suburban Residential). The total acreage involved in the request is 1.010 acres that can legally be described as Lot 3, of Block 1 of Ziesmer’s Acres Subdivision in Section 33, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application    Vicinity Map

FZC-22-10   A zone change request from Andy Holoma on behalf of JBC 12, LLC, with technical assistance from Sands Surveying, Inc., for property within the Evergreen Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on a parcel of land located off Ash Road, just off Highway 2 near Kalispell, MT from R-1 (Suburban Residential) to B-2 (General Business). The total acreage involved is approximately 6.55 acres that can legally be described as Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 20341 located in that portion of the West Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application   

FPP-22-07 . A request from Breckenridge Surveying and Mapping and 406 Engineering, on behalf of James Peek, on behalf of Jeremy & Desirae Myers, for preliminary plat approval of the Resubdivision of Lot 1 Lost Coon Lake, a proposal to create 2 residential lots on 11.98 acres. The proposed lots would be served by a shared well and individual septic systems. The property is located at 1520 Karrow Avenue in the Rural Whitefish Zoning District and is zoned R-2.5 (Rural Residential). The property can legally be described as Lot 1 of Lost Coon Lake Subdivision in the East ½ of the Southeast ¼ of Section 2, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application    Preliminary Plat Map

FPP-22-11 . A request from Anna Vickers and Jeff Walls of IMEG Corp., on behalf of Derek Nicoll and Gregory Thompson, for preliminary plat approval of the Amended Plat of Eagles Crest Lot 8, a proposal to create 2 residential lots on 7.59 acres. The proposed lots would be served by individual septic systems and a shared well. The property is located at 86 Big Rock Ridge Road, Lakeside, MT and can legally be described as Lot 8 of Eagles Crest Ridge Subdivision in the Southeast ¼ of Section 19, Township 26 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application    Preliminary Plat Map

 

Posted 6.22.22 @ 4:20 pm; Attached information 6.29.22 @ 4:45 pm

 

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Heard by FCPB June 8, 2022

FZC-22-07 A zone change request from Sands Surveying, Inc. on behalf of Tomas Garcia for property within the Bigfork Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on a parcel of land located at 1414 Bigfork Stage, near Bigfork, MT from SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-1 (Suburban Residential). The total acreage involved in the request is 10.037 acres that can legal be described as follows:

A tract of land in the NE1/4SE1/4 of Section 24, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, and more particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the section line 40 rods south of the NE corner of said NE1/4SE1/4; thence
South along the section line 20 rods; thence
West and parallel with the north boundary line of said NE1/4SE1/4 80 rods to the west boundary line thereof; thence
North along the west boundary line a distance of 20 rods; thence
East and parallel to the North boundary line of said NE1/4SE1/4 a distance of 80 rods to the East boundary line; the place of beginning.  This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, May 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church 8559 Highway 35 in Bigfork, MT.

Staff Report     Application     Vicinity Map

FZC-22-08  A zone change request from Dale Lindberg, with technical assistance from APEC Engineering, Inc., for property within the Evergreen Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 128 East Evergreen Drive, Kalispell, MT from R-2 (One-Family Limited Residential) to B-2 (General Business). The total acreage involved in the request is approximately 1.32 acres that can legally be described as follows:

That part of Government Lot 2 of Section 4, Township 28 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County Montana, particularly described as follows:
Beginning at a point on the North boundary of said Lot 2, a distance of 1627.10 feet West of the Northeast corner of said Section 4; thence South and parallel with the West boundary of said Lot 2, a distance of 308.00 feet to a point; thence West and parallel with the North line of said Lot 2, a distance of 220.00 feet, more or less, to a point which is 880.00 feet East of the West line of said Lot 2; thence North parallel with the West line of said Lot 2, a distance of 308 feet to the North line of said Lot 2; thence East along the North line of said Lot 2, a distance of 220.00 feet, more or less, to the Place of Beginning. Excepting right of way for public road along the North boundary thereof.

Staff Report     Application     Vicinity Map

FPP-22-05 A request from Mike Fraser, on behalf of Saddlehorn II, LLC, for preliminary plat approval of Saddlehorn No. 13, a proposal to create eight 8 residential lots and removing 12 existing townhome lots on approximately 42.788 acres. The subdivision lots would be served by a public water supply and sewer systems. The property is located south of MT Highway 209, Bigfork, MT and can legally be described as Common Area 1 of Saddlehorn No. 11 located in Section 31, Township 27 North, Range 19 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, May 26, 2022 @ 4:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church 8559 Highway 35 in Bigfork, MT.

Staff Report     Application     Preliminary Plat Map

Posted 5.17.22 @ 3:25 pm; Attached file information 5.25.22 @ 3:58 pm; updated 6.8.22 @ 8:22 am

Heard by FCPB May 11, 2022

FZTA-22-01    An amendment to Section 4(J)(1) of the Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System (CALURS) to clarify the review process for work camp.

Staff Report    Amendment to Text

FSTA-22-01  A request by the Flathead County Planning Board for amendments to the Flathead County Subdivision Regulations regarding recent changes to the Montana Subdivision and Platting Act and changes made to Flathead County Resolution 509E. The amendments include changes to the following sections of the regulations: 4.0.14 Public Hearings and Notices – In General, 4.0.17 removing Waiver of the Right to Protest, 4.1.4 regarding time limits for application review, 4.3 regarding first minor subdivision administrative approval, adding a section under major subdivisions for expeditated review, 4.7.24 regarding when parkland dedication is required, 4.8 regarding division of lands exempt from subdivision review and amendments to Appendix E.

Staff Report   Proposed Amendments: Appendix E   Section 4.0.14    Section 4.1.4    Section 4.2.3      

Section 4.4.8    Section 4.7.24    Section 4.8.2 and 4.8.3

Posted and linked information 4.28.22 @ 8:30 am

Heard by FCPB April 13, 2022

FZC-22-02 A zone change request from Sam Cordi Land Surveying, on behalf of Jocelyn Wallace for properties within the Southeast Rural Whitefish Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on properties located at 2305 Dillon Road, assessor number 0716335, and assessor number 0716570, near Columbia Falls from AG-20 (Agricultural) and SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). The total acreage involved is approximately 20.365 acres that can legally be described as follows:
Parcel 1: The North Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (N½NW¼SW¼) of Section 10, Township 30 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.
Parcel 2: A tract of land located in the North Half of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (N½S½NW¼SW¼) of Section 10, Township 30 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. (Parcel c of Certificate of Survey No. 2531)

Staff Report    Application    Vicinity Map

FZC-22-03 A zone change request from Sands Surveying, Inc., on behalf of Forrest Hills Inc. and David & Anita Kauffman for property within the Rural Whitefish Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on properties located at 4610 and 4620 Highway 40 and assessor number 0209900, Whitefish, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) and Scenic Corridor to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) and Scenic Corridor. The total acreage involved is approximately 291.862 acres that can legally be described as follows:
Tracts 1, 2, & 3 of Certificate of Survey No. 18667 situated, lying and being in Government Lots 3 & 4 of Section 7, the Northwest Quarter of Section 17, and the West Half of the Southwest Quarter and the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 8, Township 30 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application    Vicinity Map

FZC-22-04 A zone change request from Sands Surveying, Inc., on behalf of Brent Young and Garrett T. Yarde for property within the Evergreen Zoning District. The proposal would change the zoning on property located at 403 Helena Flats Road, near Kalispell, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-2 (One-Family Limited Residential). The total acreage involved is approximately 15.44 acres that can legally be described as follows:
A tract of land located in the West Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 34, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, and further described as follows:
Beginning at a point S1⁰10’43” E, 2105.6 feet and N89⁰17’27” E, 20.0 feet from the Quarter Corner common to Sections 27 and 34 of said Township and Range, said point being THE POINT OF BEGINNING of the tract herein described: Thence N89⁰17’27”E, 1302.93 feet; Thence S1⁰10’43”E 516.2 feet; Thence S89⁰17’27”W, 1302.93 feet; Thence N1⁰10’43”W, 516.2 feet to THE POINT OF BEGINNING.

Staff Report    Application   

FZD-22-01 A request from Jane K. O’Hara, Douglas H. Parker, Karen Parker Wandel, Luke P. Hansen, Patrick H. Maloney, and Kirsten Kay Svennungsen with technical assistance from Rick Breckenridge to create a new zoning district that will be called Parker Zoning District. The property is located at 489 River Bend Drive, West Glacier, MT within the Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System (CALURS). The proposed district would change the zoning on approximately eight (8) acres from ‘Middle Canyon’ to R-1 (Suburban Residential). The property can legally be described as Lot 1 of Kalbfleisch-Parker Subdivision, according to the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the Office of the Clerk and Recorder of Flathead County, Montana, in Section 35, Township 32 North, Range 19 West, P.M.M in Flathead County, Montana. This item will be reviewed by the Middle Canyon Land Use Advisory Committee on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 @ 6:00 pm at the Coram-West Glacier Fire Hall, 100 Rea Road, West Glacier, MT.

Staff Report    Application   Vicinity Map

Posted 3.18.22 @ 4:00 pm; Information Attached 3.18.22 @ 4:00 pm; Staff Reports attached 3.31.22 @ 11:15 am

Heard by FCPB on September 8, 2021

FZC-21-14    A zone change request from River Design Group, Inc. on behalf of Gardner Baldwin for property within the Prairie View Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on property located on Prairie View Road a ½ mile north of KM Ranch Road, near Whitefish, MT from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) on approximately 20 acres.  The parcel can legally be described as follows:

  • The North Half of the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 36, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application   Vicinity Map    Agency Comments  Public Comments

Heard by FCPB on August 11, 2021

FZC-21-11    A zone change request from Donald Scott Davis for properties in the Willow Glen Zoning District.  The proposal would change the zoning on properties located at 16 Davis Court and 115 South Cedar Drive in Evergreen from R-5 (Two Family Residential) to B-2 (General Business) on approximately 1.86 acres.  The parcels can legally be described as follows:

  • Parcel 1:  Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 21478, Located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 4, Township 28 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.
  • Parcel 2:  Tracts 1 and 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 21539, Located in the Southeast Quarter of Section 4, Township 28 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.

Staff Report    Application   Supplemental Information    Site Plan    Agency Comments   No Public Comments received (as of 7/28/2021)

FPMA-12-01    A request by the Middle Canyon Land Use Advisory Committee for an amendment to the Flathead County Growth Policy, specifically to add the West Glacier Vision Plan as an addendum to the Canyon Plan which has been incorporated into the Flathead County Growth Policy.

Staff Report   West Glacier VIsion Plan    West Glacier Action Plan    Public Comments

Added on 7/23/2021 10:30 am, 7/28/2021, inofmation linked on 7/28/2021 @ 12:54 pm; Attached public comments 8/11/2021 @ 8:17 am

 

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