VARIANCE, CONDITIONAL USE, AND REZONING
There is No Guarantee
when applying for a Variance, Conditional Use, or Rezoning Permit!
All applications for a Variance, Conditional Use, or
Rezoning permit must be accompanied with two (2)
checks, one issued to Aitkin County Zoning for
$600.00, and one issued to the Aitkin County
Recorder for $46.00.
The required fees are:
The items below are also required by the Aitkin
County Zoning Office.
APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT ELEVEN (11) COPIES OF
ALL MATERIALS LISTED BELOW.
IF THESE ITEMS ARE NOT RECEIVED YOUR APPLICATION WILL NOT BE
PROCESSED. THE PLANNING & ZONING DEPARTMENT WILL NOT MAKE COPIES FOR
PUD’S AND SUBDIVISIONS REQUIRE 15 COPIES OF ALL MATERIALS.
Zoning Permit Application - signed and
completed (1 copy)
Supplemental Data Sheet – All sections are
to be completed. (11 copies)
Specific directions to your property must
be submitted with your application. The 911 address must be
staked at the end of the driveway. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to provide accurate directions to the property.
Failure to submit accurate directions could result in the
tabling of the application until a later date. (11 copies)
A SCALED DRAWING (1”=20’). The drawing
should show your lot dimensions, structure sizes and locations
including neighboring structures, septic tank and drainfield
locations and the date of installation (if known), location and
depth of all wells within 100 feet of the property; setback
distances to lot lines, road right-of-ways, the ordinary high
water level of lakes or rivers. The drawing should also indicate
any unique topographical features of the property (wetlands,
bluffs, etc.), that may affect the variance or conditional use
permit. Please include a north directional arrow. If a larger
scale is needed to show all information, obtain prior approval
from the Zoning Office! (11 copies)
Click here, to view a Sample Drawing,
** A REGISTERD
SURVEY MAY BE REQUIRED TO VERIFY THE ACCURACY OF THE SUBMITTED
INFORMATION BEFORE GRANTING OF THE VARIANCE. **
***Registered surveys are required if road or property line
setbacks are not met***(11 copies)
A certificate of compliance may be required
on the Individual Sewage Treatment System if adequate records
are not available and if the Planning and Zoning Office is
unable to determine if the system is in compliance per Minnesota
State Rules Chapter 7080 and Aitkin County Ordinance. (11
A copy of your deed must also be submitted
with your application. (You may obtain one at the Recorder’s
office 218-927-7336). (11 copies)
Shoreland Performance Standards and Erosion Control
Plan-mandatory! The Soil and Water Conservation
District may be contacted for this at 218-927-6565 or our office
can help you fill it out. (11 copies)
The property must be completely staked
including all corners of your lot, all corners of the proposed
structure(s) and the septic system location and the 911 address
at the end of the driveway.
Submittal of the above materials does
not always constitute a complete application. Other information MAY
be necessary to complete the application based on the type of
request and onsite inspection.
You will receive notice of the meeting date;
please plan to attend or have a
representative attend this meeting.
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