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In response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, beginning March 26, 2020 the Vilas County Zoning & Planning Department will be closed to the general public.  During this time, please follow the guidelines in the document linked below:

COVID-19 Guidelines

We thank you for your cooperation and understanding during the ongoing public health emergecy.  Vilas County Zoning & Planning Apologizes for any inconvenience, and will strive to serve our industry partners and property owners while maintaining approrpriate safety measures to slow the spread of COVID-19.

Click Here for information regarding the Safer at Home Order and your septic system



 
Don't forget to contact Digger's Hotline at least three (3) days prior to any land disturbing activity.
 
 

Announcements

  


The Vilas County Zoning & Planning Department will be closed on Monday, May 25 for the Memorial Day holiday.  We honor and appreciate all who have given the ultimate sacrafice in service to our nation.

The Vilas County Zoning & Sanitary Fee Schedule has changed.  Please click here for the new fee schedule.

 

Beginning January 1, 2020 Vilas County Zoning & Planning is no longer accepting EH 115 forms for any purpose.  Any repair, alteration, tank replacement, subdivision or condominium involving a POWTS utilizing an EH 115 form for installation will require a single soil boring.  EH 115 forms are also no longer accepted for new POWTS installations.  Contact our Sanitary Department at (715) 479-3619 for more information.

 

The Vilas County Land & Water Conservation Department has grant funding available for well abandonment.  Click here for more information.  

 

Agendas & Public Notices 

 

  • Doerr Conditional Use Permit Public Hearing - St. Germain (6/4/2020)  Public Notice
  • Zoning & Planning Committee - Regular Meeting (6/4/2020)  Agenda

 Featured Services

 

Please visit the Vilas County Zoning Office for a more in-depth listing of services.

  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Erosion Control & Mitigation Permits
  • Investigation of Zoning Violations
  • Non-Metalic Mining Permits
  • POWTS Inspections
  • Review & Approval of Sanitary Permits and Soil Tests
  • Rezoning Petitions
  • Sale of Ordinance Books
  • Septic Maintenance Program
  • Shoreland Alteration
  • Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Subdivision and Condo Plat Approvals
  • WI Fund Program
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendments
  • Zoning Permits & Inspections

Frequently Used Documents

 

For additional documents, or more detail on Vilas County Zoning & Planning Department Programs, please see the web page for the applicable program or contact the Zoning Office at (715) 479-3620.

Ordinance & Code

 

Hours

Permits are available at the Vilas County Courthouse or by mail.

Vilas County Courthouse
330 Court St.
Eagle River, WI 54521
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Vilas County Zoning & Planning is closed on Holidays.

To reach the Zoning Office:  After passing through security, proceed straight ahead down the hallway, around the corner, and down the ramp.  You will not need to use any stairs. Proceed straight through the purple double doors. The Zoning Office is the first office on the right, and the Sanitary Office is the second office on the right.



Please contact us at: (715) 479-3620 or zoning@vilascountywi.gov with any general questions, comments or concerns. If you have questions regarding specific properties, please contact the Deputy Zoning Administrator for that town at the addresses below.

Contact Us

Seven staff members serve the Zoning and Sanitary needs of Vilas County residents. If you have questions pertaining to a property or issue in a particular town, please contact the person under whose name the town is listed.

Dawn Schmidt
Zoning Administrator
(715) 479-3620
daschm@vilascountywi.gov

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Jim Janet
Deputy Zoning Administrator
(715) 479-3623
jijane@vilascountywi.gov

Boulder Junction
Manitowish Waters
Presque Isle
Winchester

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Dave Sadenwasser
Assistant Zoning Administrator
(715) 479-3734
dasade@vilascountywi.gov

Conover
Land o' Lakes
Phelps
Plum Lake

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Jane Van Wormer
Deputy Zoning Administrator
(715) 479-3622
javanw@vilascountywi.gov

Cloverland
Lincoln
Washington

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Tammy Warwick
Deputy Zoning Administrator
(715) 479-3744
tawarw@vilascountywi.gov

Arbor Vitae
Lac du Flambeau
St. Germain

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Kimberley Kaitchuck
Sanitary Secretary
(715) 479-3619
kikait@vilascountywi.gov

Vacant
Administrative Secretary
(715) 479-3620

 
 
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