Building & Zoning

The Zoning Administrator acts on behalf of the Town Board and the Plan and Review Commission. They are responsible for the administrations and enforcement of the Land Use Ordinance 17-88, and are also invested with the responsibilities of Building Inspector.  These responsibilities include:

  • Issuing Land Use Permits – No structure can be built, moved or structurally altered and no land use can be substantially altered until a Land Use Permit has been issued.
  • Issuing Conditional Use Permits when authorized by the Town Board
  • Surveying the Town when necessary to identify and record non-conforming uses and structures
  • Making onsite inspections
  • Investigating and reporting violations of these ordinances to the Plan and Review Commission and the Town Board
  • Ordering proper compliance with these ordinances
  • Issuing citations

Hours & Contact Information

Zoning Administrator | Dale Olson

(715) 296-7438

Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.

Matters involving sanitary permits for septic systems, holding tanks, etc. are regulated by Sawyer County. (Visit Sawyer County Government)

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulates shoreline and waterway activities.  (Visit DNR – Wisconsin)