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Zoning Administrator:

Cece Tesky

Staff:

Assistant Zoning Administrator
Yvonne Johnson

yvonne@ruskcountywi.us

Oversite Committee:

Land Information/Zoning Committee

Location:

311 East Miner Avenue
Suite N110
Ladysmith, WI 54848

Telephone:

(715) 532-2156

Fax:

(715) 532-2252

Email:

ctesky@ruskcountywi.us

Hours:

8 AM – 4:30 PM
– may be closed from time to time during these hours because of inspections, meetings, etc.

Zoning Home

Mission Statement: “Promoting and protecting public health, safety and general welfare”

Rusk County takes pride in its recreational, economic, historical and environmental resources. The Rusk County Zoning Office administers the ordinances that assist in protecting, promoting and preserving these resources. For more detailed zoning information and application requirements, see the department pages and links. The best time to prepare for new construction or other development is well in advance so any unforeseen setbacks may be addressed prior to your scheduled beginning date. Contact us with any questions you have.

Permits are required for:

  • New Buildings (house, garage, storage)
  • Additions/Alterations
  • Grading/Land disturbing in shoreland and floodplain areas
  • New uses (i.e. business, campground)
  • Signs
  • Septic system installation, repair, reconnection or replacement
  • Outhouses/Privies
  • Composting Toilets
  • Nonmetallic Mining (gravel pits, top soil removal, etc)