NOTICE OF ADOPTION
On July 2, 2012 the LaGrange County Board of Commissioners adopted an amendment to the LaGrange County Zoning Ordinance, proposed by the LaGrange County Plan Commission, pursuant to I.C. 36-7-4-607, as related to boat docks, accessory use regulation and amending the definition of marina. The amendment will directly affect and apply to the unincorporated areas of LaGrange County and the incorporated towns of Topeka, LaGrange, Shipshewana and Wolcottville. A summary of the amendment is as follows:
- Article 3: Use Regulations, Section (M) – Accessory Uses, (3) Permitted Accessory Uses (a) Accessory Use Table, (i) Agricultural and Residential Districts Table 3-K-1 was amended to remove boat dock as a regulated accessory use.
- Article 9: Definitions and Rules of Interpretation, Section (M) Definitions, (93) was amended to provide for the definition of Marina as a parcel of land that is utilized for one or more of the following activities: (a) Provides storage for more than 8 boats or other watercraft (b) Provides servicing of boats and/or other watercraft (c) The sale of petroleum products for use in boats and/or other watercraft (d) The sale or rental of boats, watercraft and fishing accessories, which may include the sale of convenience items.
The entire text of the ordinance amendment is available for inspection at the LaGrange County Plan Commission located at 114 W. Michigan St, 2nd floor. Also the entire text of the document may be viewed on the county website at www.lagrangecounty.org/downloads/planning commission.
LC 25 N3/S6