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Notice of Public Hearing




The City of Worthington Planning Commission will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, for the purpose of considering the following business: 

  1. Special Use Permit - Kids-R-It is seeking the issuance of a special use permit for property it owns at 1118 Johnson Avenue. If approved, the applicant intends to construct a 4,290 square foot addition to its existing day care facility. Child care facilities are only permissible through the issuance of a special use permit in the “R-3” - Low Density Preservation Residential District, which is the zoning classification for the subject property. The legal description of the subject property is as follows:

Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, Block 2, Johnson’s Sub-Division of East Part of Block 10 Moulton’s Re-Survey and Sub-Division of Clary’s Addition, City of Worthington, Nobles County, Minnesota.

  1. Interim Use Permit - Pat Haberman is seeking the issuance of an interim use permit for property owned by the City of Worthington. The property is located on the south side of 27th Street approximately 1431 feet west of US Highway 59. If approved, the applicant intends to establish a commercial corn maze. The legal description of the subject property is as follows:

 The north 685 feet of the west 1011 feet of the NE 1/4 of Section 14, Township 102N, Range 40W, Nobles County, Minnesota.

The public hearings will be held in the City Council Chambers, at City Hall, 303 Ninth St., Worthington, Minnesota, at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. At the hearings, the Planning Commission will hear staff’s report and public testimony and may take action. All interested persons are invited to attend and be heard. Those unable to attend are invited to send written comments, prior to the hearing, to: Community Development Department, City of Worthington, P.O. Box 279, Worthington, Minnesota 56187.

Bradley Chapulis, Director of Community / Economic Development, 372-8640