(715) 468-4690
Fax: (715) 468-4640

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Zoning Administrator:
Dale "Butch" Beers

Zoning Technician:
John Spafford

Land Use Specialist:
Hunter Denison

Zoning Administrative Assistant:
Trisha Saletri

Departmental Purpose

The purpose of the Washburn County Zoning Department is to administer specific programs and ordinances that contribute to the general welfare, safety, health and economy of the county and it’s citizens. Those programs include comprehensive and shoreland zoning, floodplain zoning, subdivision control, nonmetallic mining oversight and the regulation of private onsite wastewater treatment systems (POWTS).

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Zoning Ordinance Information

A complete updated version may be viewed on this website (click here). The Zoning Code is found at Chapter 38, Article IV. The sections regulating shorelands are found in Division 27.