Public Hearing Notice – RE: Floodplain Ordinance and Map


PUBLIC NOTICE is given to all persons in the City of Richland Center that a public hearing will be held on November 1, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at the municipal building located at 450 S. Main Street, to solicit comments on proposed floodplain zoning ordinance and map revisions that are required by state and federal law. These revisions govern development in mapped floodplain areas. The proposed ordinance and map revisions are on file in the office of the city clerk.

The proposed regulations are intended to protect life, health and property in floodplain areas and will govern uses permitted in mapped floodplains. Activities such as dredging, filling, excavating and construction of buildings are generally allowed, but may be restricted according to which flood zone the property is in. A copy of the proposed ordinance will be on file and open for public inspection in the office of the city clerk for a period of two weeks prior to this public hearing.

All persons interested are invited to attend this hearing and be heard. Written comments may be submitted to:  City of Richland Center, in care of the City Clerk, 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581

Dated at Richland Center, WI, this 3rd day of October, 2016

If you have any questions or concerns on the above, please call the City Clerk / Treasurer’s office at 608-647-3466.


Melinda D. Jones
City Clerk / Treasurer





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