What Is The Planing Department?
The Washington County Planning Department regulates land development within the unincorporated areas of Washington County, and the municipalities of Caryville, Ebro, Vernon, and Wausau in accordance with the Washington County Land Development Code (LDC) and Comprehensive Plan. All development activities contained in Section 1.05.02 of the Washington County LDC are regulated.
Planning Commission Meeting Schedule
Regular Meetings are typically held on the 1st Monday of each month. Months when a holiday occurs on the 1st Monday of the month, the Regular Meeting will be scheduled for the 2nd Monday.
Planning Fee Schedule
The planning fees were approved by the Board of County Commissioners on August 12, 2006, with an effective date of August 13, 2006. The Board of County Commissioners approved an updated fee schedule with an effective date of May 1, 2016.
Planning Commission Documents & Forms
For the convenience of our community and online visitors, all Planning Commission documents, forms, and reports may be found in the Planning Commission Documents library.
Washington County Comprehensive Plan, Future Land Use Map and Future Land Use Map Book can be viewed online.
Need Further Assistance?
To obtain information regarding development requirements, please contact our office. All requests for information should indicate the property address, owner of record, parcel identification number, and brief description of the proposed development.