Planning & Zoning

Bowman County Planning and Zoning

The position of Bowman County Planning and Zoning Director is an appointed position.

 

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.

 

All Agenda items must be submitted to the Bowman County Planning & Zoning Office for regularly scheduled meetings.  All items are due the week of the meeting by Tuesday at 4:30pm for the Thursday meeting at 6:00pm.  No other items will be discussed unless approved by the Bowman County Planning & Zoning Board.

County Planning & Zoning Minutes

April 13, 2023

The Bowman County Planning and Zoning Commission met in regular session on April 13, 2023. Members present: Chris Fischer, Jerid Janikowski, Jerry Jeffers, Doyle Kruger, Rodney Schaff, Ryan Shear, Myron Vail.  Also present: Zoning Director, Jodi Freier, Bowman County State’s Attorney, Andrew Weiss, and Scott Jansen, Apex.

Chairman Fischer called the meeting to order at 6:02 pm. Fischer asked for corrections or additions to the agenda. Fischer would like to discuss correspondence received from NDDOT regarding a bridge replacement under E for other new business. Janikowski moved to approve the agenda with the addition. Shear seconded the motion, and upon a vote, the motion was carried unanimously.

Jeffers moved to approve the February 9, 2023 minutes. Vail seconded the motion, and upon a vote the motion was carried unanimously.

 

Old Business:

 

Battery Storage Moratorium – The board agreed more time is needed to draft an ordinance. Janikowski moved to extend the battery storage moratorium for one year. Kruger seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken with all members voting yes. Motion carried.

 

Medical Marijuana Ordinance – The board reviewed and edited the proposed draft. Janikowski moved to table approval on the ordinance to the next regularly scheduled meeting. Vail seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken with all members voting yes. Motion carried.

 

County Zoning Map – Freier will contact Brosz Engineering on the map and costs associated.

 

New Business:

Sediment Basins – Discussion was held on sediment basins. This is covered under our Alternative Energy Permit under the drainage disposal plan.

 

Retaining Karen Budd-Falen for Alternative Energy Conditional Permit (AECP) – Kruger moved to retain Karen Budd-Falen for AECP. Schaff seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken with all members voting yes. Motion carried.

 

Overhead Transmission Lines – The board agreed more research needs to be done. Vail will speak to MDU and Slope Electric and report back at the next meeting. Janikowski moved to table discussion to next meeting. Vail seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken with all members voting yes. Motion carried.

 

Complaint Resolution Procedure for Bowman Wind, LLC – Kruger moved to send the Complaint Resolution Procedure for Bowman Wind, LLC to Karen Budd-Falen for review. Shear seconded the motion. Discussion was held on the motion. Kruger moved to amend his motion to state to send the Complaint Resolution Procedure for Bowman Wind, LLC for review. If Budd-Falen has no issues with the resolution, it may be sent back to the Board of County Commissioners for approval. Shear seconded the motion. A roll call vote was taken with all members voting yes. Motion carried.

 

Fischer shared correspondence that he received from NDDOT regarding bridge replacement. The board agreed that any changes will be up to the discretion of the Bowman County Commission Board.

 

With no further business to discuss, Vail moved to adjourn the meeting at 6:50 PM, with Janikowski seconding the motion.

Respectively submitted,

 

Mindy Schumacher, Secretary

Bowman County Planning and Zoning Meeting


Sept 14, 2023  – 6:00pm

AGENDA

Call to Order

 

Approval of the Agenda and/or additions

 

Approval for minutes of the last meetings

  • August 10, 2023, Regular Meeting

 

Old Business

County Zoning Mapping-Brosz Engineering

Overhead Transmission Lines

Minerals Discovered in ND

AECP

2012 Zoning Ordinance

Other?

 

 

New Business

Fisher Sand & Gravel CUP #’s 1176 & 1177

Solar Energy

Apex Clean Energy- Scott Jansen

Other ?

 

Adjournment

County Planning and Zoning Meetings

 

The Bowman County Planning and Zoning board meet the 2nd Thursday of the months of February, April, June, August, October and December at 6pm in the County Commission Room of the Bowman County Courthouse. See the Meeting Calendar for upcoming meeting dates.

 

All Agenda items must be submitted to the Bowman County Planning & Zoning Office for regularly scheduled meetings.  All items are due the week of the meeting by Tuesday at 4:30pm for the Thursday meeting at 6:00pm.  No other items will be discussed unless approved by the Bowman County Planning & Zoning Board.

County Planning and Zoning Board

 

Chris FischerPresident
Rodd SchaffVice President
Ryan ShearMember
Myron VailMember
Jerid JanikowskiMember
Jerry JeffersMember
Doyle KrugerMember
OPENMember
OPENMember
Jodi FreierDirector

Contact

CONTACT

EMAIL: tax.zoning@bowmancountynd.gov

PHONE: (701) 523-3129

Bowman County Planning & Zoning
104 1st St NW, Suite 4
Bowman ND 58623

OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Thursday:
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
12:30pm – 4:30pm MT

Friday:
7:30am – 12:00pm MT
(Closed on Legal Holidays)