Dollar General Store request granted by BZA

Cathy May- Contributing Writer

The Dollar General Store is another step closer to coming to Osgood. At the last meeting of the Ripley County Board of Zoning Appeals meeting, Hurley & Stewart applied for a variance from the required 57 parking spaces to 32 parking spaces for 115 Olive Street in Osgood. Their request was granted.

A billboard will be allowed for the Ertel Cellers Winery in Batesville. Andrew V. Weisenbach’s application for special exception for the billboard in the General Business District was approved.

Mike and Victoria Lipps asked for a variance from the required road frontage of 100' to 68' to permit a survey to divide property in the Agricultural-1 zone. The five acres is located at 80 E. County Rd. 700S in Versailles. Their request was granted.

Wm Dean Steinmetz applied for a variance from the required road frontage of 80' to 60' in the Residential-2 District and from the required width to depth ratio of 4-1 in the Agricultural-1 District to permit a survey to divide property. The 48 acres is located between 2007 and 2013 N. State Road 101 in Milan.

Officers were elected for 2007. Maureen Sheets will be president, Roger Lang, vice president, and Tad Brinson, secretary.

All five members of the board were present: David Nuhring, Maureen Sheets, Michael Baker, representing the largest municipality - Milan, Roger Lang, Planning Commission appointment, and Denessa Benkie, second largest municipality - Versailles. Attorney John Ertel and Planning Director Tad Brinson were present to advise the board.

The next regular meeting of the Ripley County Board of Appeals will be on February 27 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Room of the Ripley County Courthouse Annex.

 

 

 

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