Planning – Zoning Services

The City Staff wear many hats in providing planning services to the community, dealing with activities such as zoning and subdivision regulations, land use planning, economic development, historic preservation and housing programming.

Zoning Administrator: VACANT

2021 Richland Center Zoning Map 11×17

2013 Richland Center Zoning Map

ETZ Zoning Map


400.01 thru 400.04 thru OCT 2017
400.05 thru 400.11 thru OCT 2017
400.12 thru 400.13 thru OCT 2017
401 – AR Ag Residential District thru OCT 2017
402 – R-1 Single Family Residential District thru OCT 2017
403 – R-2 2 Family Residential District thru OCT 2017
404 – R 3-4 Family Residential thru OCT 2017
405 – R-5 Multi Family Residential thru OCT 2017
406 – R-O Residential-Office thru OCT 2017
407 – C-G General Business thru OCT 2017
408 – C-DT Downtown District thru OCT 2017
409 – IND Industrial thru OCT 2017
410 – I-P Industrial Park District thru OCT 2017
411 – MHP Mobile Home Park District thru OCT 2017
412 – Groundwater Protection Overlay District thru OCT 2017



Variance – $250.00 Fee – Variance Application 2013

Rezoning – $700.00 Fee – Rezoning Application and Decision Form v9-21-2022

Land Split – $400.00 Fee – Requires Certified Survey Map Land Split Request

Conditional Use Permits – $400.00 Fee – Conditional Use Permit Application

Site Plan / Plot Plan showing current structures and set backs as well as desired

Maps / Civil Drawings (Commercial) – Landscape plan, Lighting plan, Erosion Control plan, Storm Water Runoff, Off Street parking

Reso 2013-30 Zoning Fees A Resolution establishing the amounts of Fees under the City of Richland Center Zoning Ordinance

FLOODPLAIN:  Floodplain Map 2016

Detailed maps in sections of the City:  55103C0194D 55103C0306D 55103C0307D 55103C0309D 55103C0328D 55103C0330D 55103C0336D 55103C0340D

Building Services – separate from zoning permits.

(Inspection Services): Contracted with Johnson Inspections, LLC – Tracy Johnson

ph: 608-444-0372 or local 647-5364 (leave a message).  E.

UDC Permit Application 2020           2013 Building Permit Fees     also check under the Departments – Building /Safety Permits tab for more information.  The building inspector also inspects for zoning which is why he has zoning listed on his fee schedule.

  • The inspection staff issue all needed building and mechanical permits, perform on-site inspections, and offer consultation on building and municipal code-related questions.
  • Respond to “Code Enforcement” and “Property Complaints” regarding related private property building and mechanical permits, perform on-site inspections, document and file complaints with City Attorney on violations.
  • Part-time Building Safety Technician and contracted agencies use voluntary compliance approach to Building Safety complaints.
  • Maintain Ordinances for “Code Enforcement.”