Board of Land Use Appeals

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  • The Board of Land Use Appeals shall consist of five members

  • The members shall reside in the unincorporated areas of the county, three of whom shall be residents of any three of the towns in the county which are participants in county zoning

  • The remaining two members shall be selected at large from among the residents of   unincorporated areas of the county

  • Preferred applicants should have knowledge or experience in zoning, building industry, knowledge of the real estate field, planning, land use planning, soil maps, town board experience or working knowledge of town government

APPOINTMENT BY:         County Board Chair    

TERM:                               3 years 
MEETINGS:                      Monthly


1. Adopt such rules as it considers necessary for the conduct of business, subject to the
provisions of this subtitle and Wis. Stat. Ch. 59.694;

2. Hear and decide appeals where it has been alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the committee or department in the enforcement or administration of the Zoning Code.

3. Grant variances from the terms of this subtitle where, owing to special conditions, the literal enforcement of this subtitle would result in unnecessary hardship.                                                                                         


Randall Stutzman, Chair   June 2020 
Karen Meier-Tomesh    June 2022
Patrick Schaffer June 2021
Judith Bechard  June 2021
Gary Eslinger June 2020
Darrin Schwab (alternate)  June 2020 


For more information about the Board of Land Use Appeals that is not addressed on the County’s website, please contact the Planning Department at (715) 839-4741     

Archived Agendas/Minutes 
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Upcoming Public Hearings


January 28, 2019 Agenda    Materials   Minutes 
March 13, 2019 Agenda Materials  Minutes
May 13, 2019 Agenda  Materials Minutes 
September 4, 2019  Agenda  Materials  Minutes 
October 23, 2019  Agenda  Materials Minutes
November 18, 2019  Agenda  Materials  Minutes 
December 16, 2019  Agenda  Materials