permit will not be issued
Ripley County Planning Commission held their regular meeting on
Tuesday, February 8 rescheduled from February 1 due to inclement
Ed Fraley presented the application for rezone from the R-3 district
to the LB district filed by Toby Bolling. The application was
tabled at the November 2010 meeting as requested by the applicant.
The one-acre property located on SR 101 in Penntown has an existing
mobile home on the property according to Fraley. But, an inspection
by the Ripley County Health Department revealed no records of
In a letter to the planning commission from Andy Bryant, it noted
the area is flat with a high water table and clay soil. The letter
also said that due to these conditions, no permits for a new septic
system will be granted.
Because a septic permit would not be issued for the property,
Fraley withdrew his application request for a rezone.
Sue French, French and Associates, presented an application for
primary approval filed by Evelyn Robbins for primary approval
of a one lot agricultural subdivision in Batesville. The application
met all criteria and was unanimously granted primary approval.
Attorney John Ertel reported that he was continuing to address
problem properties around the county.