Variances are granted by the McLeod County Board of Adjustment. Variance applications must be received by the 4th Thursday of the month in order to be scheduled on the next month's agenda. There is a one-time payment due at the time of submitting the Variance application. (Check or Cash Only. We are unable to process credit cards at this time.)

Due to the wide variety of proposals we receive, it it essential to discuss your proposal with a staff member of the Planning and Zoning Office before obtaining and filling out a Variance application.

Larry Gasow, Zoning Administrator (320) 864-1218

Marc Telecky, Assistant Zoning Administrator (320) 864-1213

Applicant Shall Attend Appropriate Township meeting in order to explain the proposal to the Town Board to receive thier recommendation. (contacts and meeting dates are attached in the booklet below)

A Sewer Certificate of Compliance many be required on the individual sewage treatment if the Planning and Zoning Office is unable to determine if the system is in compliance (per Minnesota State Rules Chapter 7080) or if the site is located within lakeshore.

To apply, please visit the Planning & Zoning Office located in the McLeod County Courthouse, 830 - 11th Street East, Suite 113, Glencoe, MN 55336. Please remember to bring payment in the form of check or cash. Thank you.

Downloadable Files:
Variance - Instructional Hand-out