§ 152.031  SHORELAND.
   (A)   New animal feedlots or manure storage areas shall not be located within any area classified as the County Shoreland Zoning District under § 155.057 of this code of ordinances, nor in the bluff impact zones except as allowed in (C).
   (B)   Modifications or expansions to animal feedlots that existed as of 10-16-2000, and that are located within any area classified as the County Shoreland District under § 155.057 of this code of ordinances or within a bluff impact zone are allowed, if they do not further encroach into the shoreland setback, do not further encroach on bluff impact zones, if all identified pollution hazards are corrected, and if they obtain a feedlot permit. No feedlot is allowed to expand to a capacity of 1,000 animal units or more or the manure produced by 1,000 animal units or more within the shoreland district.
   (C)   For parcels meeting the density requirement of § 152.025(A), livestock, except for cattle, poultry, and hogs, shall be allowed at a maximum density of one-half animal unit per acre provided the following setbacks and requirements are met:
      (1)   All animal structures and feedlots must be 300 feet from the ordinary high water level of all public bodies of water.
      (2)   Animals may be located in a pasture that is within 300 feet of the ordinary high water level of a public body of water provided the pasture is fenced so as to prevent animals from coming within 50 feet of the ordinary high water level and there is a buffer, as defined under M.S.  § 103F.48, between the fence and the public body of water.
      (3)   The facility must have an animal unit capacity less than ten animal units at all times.  The owner may not establish a feedlot less than ten animal units and subsequently expand to a feedlot of ten animal units or more as an existing facility as would otherwise be allowed.
      (4)   The owner must complete the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency Notice of Construction or Expansion Form and submit a copy to the County Feedlot Program Administrator and all local zoning authorities.
      (5)   The county may request that the owner submit plans and specifications for review.
(Ord. 06-02, passed 4-4-2006; Ord. 16-6, passed 10-18-2016)