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Planning commission approves gravel pit permit


June 17, 2017

IRONWOOD TOWNSHIP — The Ironwood Township Planning Commission approved a special use permit for a new gravel pit following a public hearing Thursday.

The pit, which will be operated Angelo Luppino Inc., is located off Black River Road, near Maple Creek, north of Copper Peak.

Township zoning administrator LeRoy Johnson said while one party expressed concern about road easements in connection with the pit, the commission’s jurisdiction doesn’t include the roads surrounding gravel pits — leading to the permit’s approval.

While there a number of pits operating in the township, this pi...

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