Review of planned subdivisions

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Review of planned subdivisions

A Conservation District Authority
and Responsibility


State Statute 18
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5
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306


Subdivisions
Permits


(b) The board shall require the applicant to obtain review
and recommendations from the local conservation district
regarding soil suitability, erosion control, sedimentation
and flooding problems. The review and recommendations
shall be completed within sixty (60) days.

What should be included:


Soil suitability


Erosion control


Sedimentation


Flooding concerns

The Conservation District Responsibility


If your District is not currently receiving copies of all
proposed subdivisions from the county planner, the
District should request such in writing. Recommend that
your District have a one on one meeting with county
planner to discuss district roles and responsibilities.



The District may want to develop/obtain a checklist to
ensure adequate review of subdivision based on statutory
language.



A comprehensive checklist including suggested
information on soil, water, vegetation, animal and human
health concerns is available from the Wyoming
Department of Agriculture.


The District must provide review and submit
recommendations within 60 days.



The District board or staff should be involved in the
review



Conservation Districts can charge a fee for
completing the subdivision reviews. The following
charge the fee indicated:


Sublette County CD

-

$300 application fee, and if
landowner chooses $15/acre for district gathering of
data and information ($700 minimum)


Sheridan County CD

-

$4.00/acre
-

$40 minimum

Note
:

Conservation

Districts

should

ensure

that

the

Supervisors

are

actively

involved

in

the

review

and

the

District

is

not

charging

if

the

NRCS

field

office

staff

are

independently

completing

the

review



The

Districts

review

is

advisory

in

nature

to

the

County

Commissioners,

however

the

review

should

be

thorough

and

comprehensive

given

that

decisions

may

be

based

on

the

review

and

future

resource

impacts

experienced