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Planning and Zoning

The Waupaca County Planning & Zoning Office

  • Issues Land Use Permits for all structures that will be on your property for more than 30 calendar days in a year (Dupont, Fremont and Harrison issue their own Land Use Permits for properties not in shoreland areas.)
  • Issues Shoreland Permits for all structures within the Shoreland in all Townships, including Dupont, Fremont and Harrison) NOTE: ADOBE - If your applications aren't printing right, you might need to update your adobe
  • Reviews all land divisions to make sure they are compliant with the Waupaca County Subdivision Ordinance
  • Issues all sanitary permits
  • Undertakes Planning activities in five categories: transportation, land use, natural resources, local assistance and economic development
ANNOUNCEMENTS

        CURRENT PROJECTS:
The Town of Farmington recently amended their Comprehensive Plan to implement the Farmland Preservation Program. The Town of Farmington has initiated a Zone Map Amendment process to change some properties from the Rural Residential (RR) and Agriculture and Woodland Transition (AWT) zoning districts to the Agriculture Retention (AR) zoning district to allow properties to participate in the Farmland Preservation Program. Click here for a list of properties being rezoned. Click here for the map.
The public hearing will be November 6th. See calendar for details.

       Comprehensive Planning Projects:


Information:
For those with proposed solar farms or those interested in planning ahead, Minnesota has technical guidance for establishing pollinator habitat (prairie) in solar farms.  Their guidance includes information about seed mixes and densities, options for where to plant pollinator habitat within solar farms, and their state certification process. 
It's available at http://files.dnr.state.mn.us/publications/ewr/prairie_solar_tech_guidance.pdf 

Notice: Waupaca County shall maintain a list of persons who submit a written or electronic request to receive notice of any proposed ordinance or amendment that affects the allowable use of the property owner by that person. This list shall be updated at least annually.

 

Contact Us

Waupaca County Planning & Zoning Office
811 Harding St.
Waupaca WI 54981
Office Hours 8-4 M-F

Auto Attendant
Phone: 715-258-6255

Director
Ryan Brown
Phone: 715-258-6258
ryan.brown@co.waupaca.wi.us

Zoning Administrator
Jason Snyder
Phone: 715-258-6373
jason.snyder@co.waupaca.wi.us

Code Enforcement
(Zoning, Shoreland, Floodplain, Junk)
Jeff Henneman
Phone: 715-258-6269
jeff.henneman@co.waupaca.wi.us

Code Enforcement
(Zoning, Shoreland, Floodplain)
Candace Bauer
Phone: 715-258-6374
candace.bauer@co.waupaca.wi.us

Code Enforcement
(Zoning, Shoreland, Floodplain, Junk)
Rebecca Fields
Phone: 715-258-6256
rebecca.fields@co.waupaca.wi.us

POWTS Inspector
(Septic systems)
Lara Pagel
Phone: 715-258-6257
lara.pagel@co.waupaca.wi.us

Secretary
Vacant
Phone: 715-258-6347

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