WARSAW — During its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, April 12, in Warsaw, Kosciusko County Board of Zoning Appeals approved a petition to allow agricultural animals on the Doug Wolferman property just outside of Milford.
Wolferman’s petition asked for an exception to allow up to two alpacas, 10 rabbits, six chickens and five horses on property zoned residential on the east side of Old SR 15, just north of CR 1100N in Van Buren Township.
Other agenda items included:
• Stephen Fuller was granted a variance to allow the placement of a mobile residence on EMS B58 Lane at the intersection with Barbee Road in Tippecanoe Township. The home must be finished within six months as a condition to approval.
• MBN Properties was granted a variance to permit the construction of decking on a residence, a three seasons room and a deck on a garage, but a shed converted into a pavilion must be removed. The property is located on EMS B1 Lane in Tippecanoe Township.
• Jeffery Nicodemus was granted a variance to construct a garage in line with an existing garage, and to allow a small shed to be relocated on the south side of Pickwick Road, east of Searfoss Drive in Turkey Creek Township.
• Keith Harris was granted a variance to replace a mobile home with a newer one on High Street, north of Wells Street in Silver Lake. As a condition to approval, the town of Silver Lake must approve the mobile home too.
• Josefina Munoz was granted an exception to allow residence additions (open deck, cut an entrance and exit door and cut and install two new windows) on a building formerly used as a restaurant on US 30 in Pierceton. An old restaurant sign must be removed within one year though.
• Shirley Dobson was granted a variance to allow a tract of ground to remain as created with an undersized tract too close to an easement on EMS B10 Lane, west of SR 13 in Tippecanoe Township.
• Jay Cox was granted an exception to allow replacement of a mobile home with a larger one on Stoneburner Road, north of CR 300N in Plain Township.
• Dean and Linda Harman were granted a variance for a fourth sell-off of a tract without it being classified as a subdivision on the east side of CR 500W, south of CR 700N in Prairie Township.
• Crazy Joe’s Fireworks was granted an exception to allow campers, utility trailers, boats and automobile display and sales in conjunction with fireworks on commercial property on CR 800W at US 30 in Etna Green. A maximum of 25 vehicles can be displayed and semi trailers used as storage must be removed.
• Martin and Patricia Wine were granted a variance for residence additions, but were denied a second story deck on property on EMS W14B Lane at Webster Lake in Tippecanoe Township.
• Duane and Karen Springer were granted a variance for a residence accessory to remain 11.2 feet from the right of way on Sycamore Hill Lane in Seward Township.
• Blue Barn Berry Farm was granted an exception by the hearing officer to allow two three-sided pavilions with a pergola to be added in a residential district on the west side of CR 300E, north of CR 900N in Van Buren Township.