Planning, Zoning and Land Information

Planning, Zoning, and Farmland Preservation Committee Meeting

Location: Calumet County Courthouse, Room 015
Date/Time: February 8, 2024, 8:30 A.M.
How to Join: Any member of the public wishing to attend this meeting may do so in person or virtually by calling 1-872-242-7651. Once you dial the number, you will be asked to enter the Conference ID. That number is  866 617 999. Once you have entered the Conference ID correctly, please enter the # key and wait to join the meeting. Please note that all attendees will be muted until the public participation portion of the meeting.

Meeting Packet


Planning provides assistance with land division, farmland preservation, safe routes to school, and Comprehensive Planning. The Planner is responsible for the development of the county’s land-use plans. There is a housing function in the department, which helps qualified applicants secure home buyer financing.


The zoning part of the office is responsible for administering the various land use codes. Assistance is given with zoning (e.g. building permits), floodplain zoning, sanitation issues, some road access matters, wetland regulation, mining reclamation, wind energy standards, and limiting building height in communication paths (Fresnel zone management).

Land Information

The land information section administers the development and maintenance of the county-wide geographic information system (GIS) for use by the county departments, local municipalities, utilities, the private sector, and the general public. Other programs maintained by the Land Information Program includes rural house numbering, parcel mapping, and E911 data.