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Land Use Permits

Land Use Permits

Required land use permits must be obtained prior to beginning a construction or relocation project. After-the-fact permits will be charged a double fee.

WHEN IS A LAND USE PERMIT REQUIRED?

A property owner must obtain a land use permit anytime a structure is to be built, moved, or structurally altered.

Examples: Construction of a new single family dwelling, addition to an existing single family dwelling, moving a garage onto a property, removing an existing shed and replacing it with a newly constructed shed

WHERE CAN LAND USE PERMITS BE OBTAINED?

Land use permits can be obtained from the Planning & Development Department located in the basement of the Shawano County Courthouse.

HOW MUCH DOES A LAND USE PERMIT COST?

A $100.00 fee is required per structure <900 sq. ft. A $150.00 fee is required per structure >900 sq. ft.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ALONG TO OBTAIN A LAND USE PERMIT?

•The applicant must provide a detailed drawing or site plan of the property showing all existing and proposed structures, their dimensions (length x width) and their setback distances (in feet) from all lot lines, water bodies, road centerlines, septic/holding tanks, septic drain fields, wells, etc.

•The applicant should provide a copy of a tax bill or a legal description of the

•The appropriate fee (checks made payable to: Shawano County Zoning)

HOW LONG ARE LAND USE PERMITS GOOD FOR?

Upon issuance, a land use permit is in effect for 12 months. A land use permit may be renewed prior to expiration.
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