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Public Hearing Notice - Land Use Code Amendment

Post Date:02/27/2018 2:15 PM

February 28, 2018 

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Dodge County Planning, Development and Parks Committee on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 7:10 P.M. or shortly thereafter on the First Floor (Meeting Rooms 1H and 1I) of the Administration Building, Juneau, Wisconsin on the petition of the Dodge County Planning, Development and Parks Committee to amend the Land Use Code, Dodge County, Wisconsin in order to bring the Code into compliance with the recently amended Wisconsin State Statutes – 2017 Acts 67 and 68.  The petition includes amendments related to limiting the authority of the County to regulate development on substandard lots and requiring the merging of lots; requiring the issuance of a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; clarifying the standards for granting certain variances, clarifying the provisions for when a land use permit is not required, and clarifying the requirements related to the repair, rebuilding, and maintenance of certain nonconforming structures. The petition also includes changes to the Certified Survey Map and Plat submission provisions of the Code and a series of miscellaneous housekeeping amendments to the Code that are necessary in order to clarify certain definitions used in the Code, to clarify the height exceptions that are allowed for accessory structures, to clarify the filling, grading, dredging, ditching , tiling and excavation regulations allowed under the Code, to clarify the provisions relating to the accommodations that are allowed for the disabled, to remove the Administrative Adjustment provisions of the Code, to clarify certain uses that are allowed in the Code and to correct an error in the list of urbanized roads listed in Appendix 1 of the Code.  A copy of the proposed amendment is available for review in the County Land Resources and Parks Department between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday (920-386-3700) and is available on the County Website:

Land Use Code Amendment 

All persons interested are invited to attend and be heard.

Dodge County Planning, Development and Parks Committee
by Thomas Schaefer, Chair