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Crow Wing County seeks public comment on land use ordinance revisions

The Crow Wing County Land Services Department is requesting public comment on proposed revisions to the County Land Use Ordinance. The ordinance revisions can be viewed on the County website at Written comments on the proposed changes will be accepted until Aug. 31 and may be submitted to the Environmental Services Office at or mailed to 322 Laurel St., Suite 14 Brainerd, MN, 56401.

A public hearing for the review of the proposed revisions to the land use ordinance is set for 5 p.m. on Sept. 20 before the planning commission. The meeting will be held in the county board room on the third floor of the Historic Courthouse at 326 Laurel St., Brainerd, MN, 56401. The planning commission will make a recommendation on the proposed ordinance revision to the county board of commissioners for final approval at the Oct. 9 meeting.

There are two articles in the land use ordinance that are being revised and are listed below:

• Article 19 — Addressing and Road Signs.

• Article 46 — Definitions.

The Land Services Department is committed to providing excellent customer service while helping landowners make wise choices that protect Crow Wing County’s extraordinary natural resources. Citizens are encouraged to contact the Environmental Services Office at (218) 824-1125 or to discuss land use activities.

Crow Wing County information and resources can be found at

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