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Borrow pit, mining regulations to be amended

Current Kimball County Zoning regulation section 5.02 states that an asphalt or concrete batch plant and borrow pits used temporarily and exclusively for the completion of a public road improvement project is allowed in A1 and A2 agriculture zoning districts and in section 5.03 borrow pits are listed as a conditional use with the approval of a permit.

However, when the Planning Commission began working on zoning regulations for Kimball County, landowners were told that if their property was used in a certain manner, it would be “grandfathered in” as a conditional use until such a time as it wa...