Lake County, Montana

Planning

ATTENTION

To protect against the spread of novel coronavirus or COVID-19, upcoming meetings may be held using a virtual format until further notice. If you would like to be a participant in one of the county’s upcoming meetings listed on this page, please contact the Planning Department at (406)-883-7235 or by email at planning@lakemt.gov for information on joining the meeting.

The Planning Department will process project-specific requests for additional information using the best means available and in the order received. Requests should be directed to the Planning Department at (406)-883-7235, or by email at: planning@lakemt.gov.

LEGAL NOTICE


On Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 3:30 pm, the Lake County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. The hearing will include the following items:

DEGRANDPRE CONDITIONAL USE AND VARIANCE REQUEST
  Paul Bishop, on behalf of Dave DeGrandpre, is requesting a variance to the Finley Pont Zoning Regulations to allow for the construction of a new single-family residence within setback of MT HWY 35 right-of-way and a conditional use approval to allow disturbance of slopes which exceed 25% on a lakefront lot. The request is associated with the construction of a walking trail to a proposed cabana in the 50-foot vegetative buffer. The +/-4.45-acre property is located at 33807 E Thurston Lane and is legally described as a portion of lot 2, block 12 of Festou Villa Site, located in section 10 of T23N, R19W.

SKJT PARACHUTE TRUST CONDITIONAL USE REQUESTS
  Nicholas Cole of NC Design Studio, on behalf of SKJT Parachute Trust represented by Scott and Kathleen Hillegass, is requesting conditional use approvals to allow more than one guest house per tract for private use, a guest house for private use containing more than 1,000 square feet of living area, and disturbance of more than 2,000 square feet of slopes greater than 25%. The requests are associated with reconstruction of an existing single-family residence, construction of a new guest house, and construction of a driveway. The +/-5.43-acre subject property is located at 23011 MT Hwy 93, Bigfork, MT 59911 within the East Shore Zoning District and is legally described as tract 1 of Bear Dance Orchard Tracts as shown on COS 5094, located in section 32 of T25N, R19W.

VANLANDINGHAM CONDITIONAL USE REQUESTS
  Mark Mento, with AMAMA Services, on behalf of Donald and Mary Vanlandingham, is requesting conditional use approvals to allow impervious surface area covering between 30 and 49 percent of the buildable area of a lot and disturbance of 500 square feet or more of the natural grade of slopes greater than 25% within 300 feet of the high-water mark on lakefront lots. The requests are associated with construction of a single-family residence, and attached garage. The +/-1.48-acre subject property is located at 21869 Rollins Lakeshore Drive, Rollins, MT within the Upper West Shore Zoning District, sub-unit B – Lower Lakeside and is legally described as amended lot 11B on amended subdivision plat of lots 11A, 12A, and south ½ lot 10, Crescent Beach Subdivision, located in section 29 of T25N, R20W

Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by January 31, 2022 will be included in the staff report to the board. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after January 31 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov.

Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually.



LEGAL NOTICE


The Lake County Planning Board will hold a public meeting Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 7:00 pm in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person Agenda items include:

LAKESHORE PROTECTION REGULATIONS WORK SESSION
The Planning Board will hold a work session regarding updates to the Lake County Lakeshore Protection Regulations. The Planning Board will continue discussion on section 5, dealing with the criteria for issuance of a permit. The current lakeshore protection regulations can be provided by the Lake County Planning Department or found on the Planning Department’s webpage. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and participate in the process.


WEIDER SUBSEQUENT SUBDIVISION OF LOT 2 OF SHENYER MINOR SUBDIVISION
  Marc Carstens of Carstens & Associates, on behalf of Leon Wieder, has proposed a subsequent minor subdivision to create a two (2) lot subdivision from lot 2 of Shenyer Minor Subdivision, all used for single-family residential and agricultural purposes. The property is located near Charlo, adjacent to Logan Road, approximately 2.95 miles west of US Highway 93. The division would allow proposed lot 2A to be developed with a single family home. Proposed lot 2B is already developed. The developer has also requested a variance to section X.DD of the Lake County Subdivision Regulations, in order to have a reduced buffer from the identified wetland. Onsite septic and stormwater facilities are proposed to be constructed, with an existing well proposed for water supply. The property is legally described as lot 2 of Shenyer Minor, located in section 20, T19N, R20W. The Planning Board will review the proposed subdivision and make a recommendation for denial, approval, or approval with conditions, to the Board of County Commissioners.

Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by January 31, 2022 will be included in the board packets. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the board for their consideration. Comments received after January 31 will be provided to the board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Public comments regarding water and/or sewer proposals for subdivisions are encouraged to be submitted in writing. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov

Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually.



LEGAL NOTICE


BRYAN FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATION
Mikel Siemens of Core Water Technology, on behalf of Van and Wallis Bryan, has applied for a floodplain development permit to place approx. 729 cubic yards of fill within the 100-year floodplain for the purpose of constructing a dynamic beach to mitigate erosion. The subject property is approx. 4.583 acres and is legally described as block 3, lot 6 of Orchard Villa Site, located in section 09 of T24N, R19W.:

FRUSHOUR FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATION
William Buxton, of Advanced Consulting Services, on behalf of Robert and Lucinda Frushour, has applied for a floodplain development permit to restack existing riprap which has started to sluff within the 100-year floodplain of Flathead Lake. The project includes restacking of riprap along a +/-60-foot span of shoreline. The riprap is all existing and no new fill will be entered into the 100-year floodplain. The subject property is approx. 3.71 acres and is legally described as tract 1 of SP-7, a subdivision located within section 20 of T25N, R19W. .

Information regarding the proposals is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be considered. The deadline to submit comments is February 11, 2022. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept., 106 Fourth Ave East, Polson, MT 59860, or faxed: 406-883-7205, or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov
 

LEGAL NOTICE


On Wednesday, February 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm, the Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing in the Office of the Lake County Commissioners, Room 211 of the Lake County Courthouse on the following item:

TABISH VARIANCE REQUEST
Greg and Jennifer Tabish are requesting an after-the-fact variance to the Finley Point Zoning Regulations to allow for the reconstruction of an existing nonconforming garage and guest house structure within the side property line setback. The Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court has ordered the Board of Lake County Commissioners to review this request per Cause No. DV-21-229 and provided by MCA 76-2-227(1)(d). This request was originally deemed denied following the September 8, 2021 and November 10, 2021 meetings of the Lake County Board of Adjustment and is now being appealed to a Court of Record as allowed by the Finley Point Zoning District and Regulations. The +/-0.63-acre subject property is at 29772 Westside Drive and legally described as lot 12 of Mellett Point Subdivision located within section 6, T23N, R19W.

Information regarding the agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by February 14, 2022 will be included in the staff report to the Commissioners. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the Board of Commissioners for their consideration. Comments received after February 14, 2021 will be provided to the Commissioners at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov

Please note: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, please contact the Lake County Commissioners at lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov or at (406) 883-7204.



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