Sawyer County Zoning and Conservation Department

SAWYER COUNTY ZONING & CONSERVATION DEPARTMENT

10610 MAIN STREET, SUITE 49  

HAYWARD, WISCONSIN 54843

Phone (715) 634-8288

Fax (715) 638-3277 

Email: conservation@sawyercountygov.org 

Website:  www.sawyercountygov.org

Toll Free Courthouse/General Information 1-877-699-4110


 

Department Staff:

   

Dale Olson Zoning & Conservation Administrator
Cindy Yackley Deputy Zoning Administrator
Eric Wellauer County Sanitarian
Tim Seidl Assistant Conservationist
Kelly Nechuta Conservation Specialist
Jay Kozlowski   Assistant Zoning Administrator
Pat Brown Zoning & Conservation Tech, Non-metallic Mining Reclamation 
Kathy Marks Zoning & Permits Specialist
Kristy Maki Aquatic Invasive Species Coordinator

     

GENERAL:

The office is responsible for issuing various types of permits and scheduling public hearings for the Zoning Committee and the Board of Appeals. Office personnel also assist and advise property owners and prospective owners by:

.Performing onsite property inspections for the purpose of constructing new dwellings, accessory buildings and additions to existing structures.

.Establishing/identifying required setbacks (i.e., lot lines, roadways, wetlands, lakes, rivers and streams, septic systems etc.).

.Identifying building sites.

.Identifying suitable septic system sites.

.Locating previously issued permits.

.Advising on parcel subdivisions.

.Identifying zone districts.

.Advising on the appropriate zone district for land uses.

.Promoting, protecting and enhancing the land and waters of Sawyer County. In conjunction with Federal, State and County agencies and programs; the department has initiated a tree planting program, a lakes information database, designed and implemented erosion control practices, and administers the Wildlife Damage and Farmland Preservation Programs. The Department provides educational information to lake associations, schools and other interested organizations as requested. The Department also maintains County owned dams and all County parks.

 

Attention Town of Spider Lake Property Owners:

Owners of property in the Town of Spider Lake obtain Sanitary Permits and Emergency 911 number applications from the Sawyer County Zoning administration.  However, to obtain Land Use Permits or any other zoning information, property owners should contact the Spider Lake Zoning Administrator, Steve Boss, at (715) 634-0432.