10/5/2017 10:39:00 AM CHISAGO COUNTY - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:
(October 5, 2017)
The Chisago County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing in the Board Room at the Chisago County Government Center, 313 North Main Street, Chisago City, MN on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, on or after 7:00 p.m. to review and gather citizen input on the draft Chisago County Buffer Ordinance pursuant to Minnesota Statute 103F.48 - Riparian Protection and Water Quality Practices.
The State of Minnesota recently adopted buffer law regulations. These regulations authorize and direct each county to adopt a buffer ordinance by November 1, 2017. Chisago County has proceeded and is presenting for public hearing a buffer ordinance. This ordinance, as outlined by the State, requires all property owners to establish and maintain a 50-foot-wide no disturb buffer on either side of a public water and at least a 16.5-foot-wide no disturb buffer along both sides of a public ditch. Any questions can be directed towards Kurt Schneider, Director of Environmental Services, at (651) 213-8473.
BY ORDER OF THE CHISAGO COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS