Vilas County Zoning - Home

Welcome to Vilas County Zoning

       Vilas County Courthouse
       330 Court Street
       Eagle River, WI 54521
       Phone: 715 - 479 - 3620
       Fax: 715 - 479 - 3752


Upcoming Events


The Public Hearing for Rezone Petition #85-244 - Pickerel Lake Rezone - has been cancelled.  No rescheduled date has been announced

Public Notice Cancellation  Word  PDF


Permit Search

Coming Soon!

Featured Services

Please visit the Vilas County Zoning Office for a more in-depth listing of services

  • Conditional Use Permits
  • Erosion Control & Mitigation Permits
  • Investigation of Zoning Violations
  • Non-Metalic Mining Permits
  • POWTS Inspections
  • Review & Approval of Sanitary Permits and Soil Tests
  • Rezoning Petitions
  • Sale of Ordinance Books
  • Septic Maintenance Program
  • Shoreland Alteration
  • Solid Waste and Recycling
  • Subdivision and Condo Plat Approvals
  • WI Fund Program
  • Zoning Ordinance Amendments
  • Zoning Permits & Inspections


Permits are available at the Vilas County Courthouse or by mail. 

Vilas County Courthouse
330 Court St.
Eagle River, WI 54521
Monday – Friday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Vilas County is closed on Holidays.

Please contact the Vilas County Zoning Department at
(715) 479-3620 or

with any questions, comments or concerns.

Contact Us

Six staff members serve the Zoning and Sanitary needs of Vilas County residents.  If you have questions pertaining to a property or issue in a particular town, please contact the Deputy Zoning Administrator under whose name the town is listed.


Dawn Schmidt

Zoning Administrator

(715) 479-3620


Gayle Hoffman

Deputy Zoning Administrator

Lac du Flambeau, Manitowish Waters, Winchester

(715) 479-3622


Jim Janet

Deputy Zoning Administrator

Boulder Junction, Land o’ Lakes, Plum Lake, Presque Isle

(715) 479-3623


Dave Sadenwasser

Deputy Zoning Administrator

Conover, Phelps, Washington

(715) 479-3734


Tammy Warwick

Deputy Zoning Administrator

Arbor Vitae, Cloverland, Lincoln, St. Germain

(715) 479-3744


Gloria Olson

Sanitary Secretary

(715) 479-3619


Jane Van Wormer

Administrative Secretary

(715) 479-3620