Castle Rock Township Ordinance 2001-03 Land Distributing ActivitiesORDINANCE NO. 2011-03
ORDINANCE NO. 2011-03
CASTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP
DAKOTA COUNTY, MINNESOTA
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING
CASTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP ZONING
MODIFYING PERMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR LAND DISTURBING ACTIVITIES.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF CASTLE ROCK TOWNSHIP ORDAINS:
SECTION 1. Section VII entitled “Performance Standards” of the Castle Rock Township Zoning Ordinance is amended by revising Subdivision 7.13(A)(3) to read as follows:
7.13Water and Soil Resource Management
“Land Disturbing Activities” do not include:
a.Minor land disturbance activities such as home gardens and individuals’ landscaping, repairs and maintenance work.
b.Construction, installation, and maintenance of electric, telephone, or cable television utility lines or individual service connections to these utilities, except where 10,000 or more square feet of land or 100 or more lineal feet of shoreline is anticipated to be disturbed.
c.Septic tank lines or drainage fields.
d.Tilling, planting, or harvesting of agricultural, horticultural, or silvicultural crops, except where such practices have resulted in the deposition of sediment into a natural or artificial water storage or retention area, including public waters.
e.Preparation of land for single-family residences separately built, unless:
1.)in conjunction with multiple construction in a subdivision development, or
2.)10,000 or more square feet of land or 100 or more lineal feet of shoreline is anticipated to be disturbed in such activities.
f.Disturbed land areas for commercial or noncommercial uses of less than 10,000 square feet in size, except where any natural or artificial storage and retention areas or public waters are anticipated to be filled or drained.
g.Installation of fence, sign, telephone or electric poles and other kinds of posts or poles.
h.Emergency work to protect life, limb, or property, and emergency repairs, provided the land area disturbed is adequately shaped and stabilized when appropriate in accordance with the requirements of the Township and District.
i.Grading activity performed on a pre-existing driveway, provided that the driveway services single-family residences separately built and not associated with multiple construction in a subdivision development.
SECTION 2. Effective Date. This Ordinance shall be effective upon its passage and publication according to law.
ADOPTED this ___ day of ____________, 2011, by the Board of Supervisors of Castle Rock Township.
BY: Russell H. Zellmer, Town Board Chair
ATTEST: Jane Bistodeau, Clerk