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Hearing date set for new subdivision regs

New rules aim to improve county control over large acre developments

The Crook County Commissioners have set a date in September for a public hearing regarding proposed new rules for large acre subdivisions.

The hearing will take place on September 6 at 2 p.m., during the commissioners’ regularly scheduled monthly meetings. It will be held in the commissioners’ room within the courthouse and will be an opportunity for oral and written comments on the regulations to be heard.

The purpose of the proposed rules, which apply to subdivisions that include parcels between 35 and 140 acres in size, is to establish “standards and procedures for the protection of the com...