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Planning and Zoning

PHONE: (701) 523-3129

104 1st St NW, Suite 4
Bowman, ND 58623

Bowman County Planning and Zoning

The Department of Planning and Zoning is responsible for administration of the Bowman County zoning and subdivision regulations, staff support to the Bowman County Planning and Zoning Board, and long-range planning for land use and development in Bowman County.

 


OFFICE HOURS:
Monday -Thursday 7:30 am to 12:00 pm & 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm MT
Friday 7:30 am to 12:00 pm MT
(Closed on Legal Holidays)


 

County Planning & Zoning Minutes

November 20, 2018
7:00 pm

THE BOWMAN COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION

BOWMAN COUNTY, BOWMAN, NORTH DAKOTA

 

The Bowman County Planning and Zoning Commission met in regular session November 20, 2018 at 7:00 PM in the Commission Room of the Bowman County Courthouse.  Members present were Jerry Jeffers, Dallas Whittet, Mike Sondeland, Robb Pierce, Doyle Kruger and Dean Pearson and Jodi Freier Co-Zoning Directors.  Absent: Ryan Shear, Lynn Brackel, and Myron Vail.   Guests present:  Rod Schaaf, Evie Miller, Dwight Miller, Keith Kempenich and Mark Mauersberger.  

Chairman Jeffers called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM. 

Sondeland made a motion to approve the minutes from September 4, 2018, with Pierce seconding the motion, and upon a vote the motion was carried unanimously.   

Old Business: 

Article VII 7.18 regarding tree setbacks has been corrected and has been added to binders.

Board member positions were discussed. This will be Dallas Whittet’s last meeting. The board now has two positions to be filled. The positions will be advertised in the Bowman County Pioneer in December 2018 for community members to express an interest.

Discussion was held on the fee schedule. Kruger, Pierce, and Jeffers will review the fee schedule with the co-zoning directors and report back to the board.

New Business: 

Mark Mauersberger from Apex Clean Energy gave a presentation on solar farm sites.

Discussion was held on the first draft of a solar facility ordinance. Sondeland and Brackel will review the draft with the co-zoning directors and report back to the board.

Discussion was held on extending the current solar moratorium. Sondeland made a motion to extend the solar moratorium until the February 2018 board meeting. Kruger seconded the motion, and upon a vote, the motion was carried unanimously.

There being no further business to discuss, Sondeland made a motion to adjourn the meeting at 8:17 PM, with Whittet seconding the motion. 

Respectfully submitted,

Mindy Schumacher, Acting Secretary

 

County Planning and Zoning Meetings

The Bowman County Planning and Zoning board will meet Quarterly the third Tuesday at 7:00pm the months of February, May, August and November in the County Commission Room of the Bowman County Courthouse. See the Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

County Planning and Zoning Board

Jerry Jeffers President        
Doyle Kruger Member
Ryan Shear Member
Myron Vail Member
Michael Sondeland Member
Jarid Janikowski Member
Robb Pierce Member
Rod Schaff Member
Lynn Brackel Member
Jodi Freier Co-Director
Dean Pearson Co-Director