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 for Waupaca County
  • Undertakes Planning activities in five categories: transportation, land use, natural resources, local assistance and economic development
ANNOUNCEMENTS:



Public hearings will be held by the Planning and Zoning Committee in the Waupaca County Courthouse, 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, Wisconsin on the following dates:
                 Tuesday, June 25, 2024 10:30 am Room 1068
                 Tuesday, July 9, 2024 10:30 am Room 1068

(Watch https://www.waupacacounty-wi.gov/departments/government_departments/county_clerk/planning_and_zoning_committee.php for posted agendas)

Public hearings will be held by the Board of Adjustment in the Waupaca County Courthouse, 811 Harding Street, Waupaca, Wisconsin on the following dates:
                Friday, June 21, 2024 9:00 am Room 1068
     
(Watch https://www.waupacacounty-wi.gov/departments/government_departments/county_clerk/board_of_adjustment.php for agendas)

 CURRENT PROJECTS:

Proposed Ordinance Amendments: Approved at the Planning & Zoning Committee meeting June 11, 2024:

           Sanitary Ordinance Ch 35  Summary   Track Changes
                Shoreland Protection Ordinance Ch 32  Summary   Track Changes
                Zoning Ordinance Ch 34 Summary  Track Changes
                Subdivision Ordinance Ch 37  Summary 
Track Changes


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.

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 

 

Contact Us

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

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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)
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

Code Enforcement
(Zoning, Shoreland, Floodplain, Junk)
Tanner Arnold
Phone: 715-258-6269
tanner.arnold@co.waupaca.wi.us

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

Secretary
Becky Landre
Phone: 715-258-6347
Rebecca.Landre@co.waupaca.wi.us

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