February 1, 2012
Barbara Hayden, Director
Planning & Community Development
227 W. First St., Suite 100, Duluth, MN 55802
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Proposed Revisions to St. Louis County Subdivision Regulations
St. Louis County is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the St. Louis County Subdivision Regulations. The proposed new ordinance will replace Ordinance No. 33, which was adopted in 1993. The revisions are to accommodate changes in state statute, provide greater flexibility in platting, and to provide developers clear direction on the platting process. The proposed ordinance can be found on the website of the county’s Planning & Community Development Department at the following link: http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/LANDPROPERTY/CommunityDevelopment/PlanningProjects/SubdivisionRevisions.aspx, or a written copy of the proposed ordinance may be requested by calling 218-725-5000.
Please submit comments by February 27, 2012. Comments may be submitted in writing on the county’s website at: http://www.stlouiscountymn.gov/LANDPROPERTY/CommunityDevelopment/PlanningProjects/SubdivisionRevisions.aspx, by directly e-mailing Scott Smith at email@example.com or by mailing your comments to St. Louis County Planning & Community Development, 227 W. First Street, Suite 100, Duluth, Minnesota 55802. The Planning Commission will consider all public comments and public testimony at a public hearing on Thursday, March 8, 2012.
The County Board will consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation and public comments on March 27, 2012 at 9:40 a.m. at the Ely Public Works Facility, Ely, MN.
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