Door County, WI 
Government Website

Welcome to the
Door County 
Land Use Services

Planning Division - Home Page

Planning & Administering Land Use for
Door County, Wisconsin

Department Information
Department Contacts
Phone:  920-746-2323

Fax:  920-746-2387

E-mail Planning Dept.

Other Divisions:

GIS-LIO:  920-746-2391

RPL:  920-746-2287

Sanitary:  920-746-2308

Office Hours: 

Monday - Friday
8 am - 4:30 pm

Door County Government Center
3rd Floor
421 Nebraska Street
Sturgeon Bay, WI  54235

General Information

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Press Release:  Shoreline Erosion due to 2019 High Water


Plans, Programs, & Resources

Comprehensive and Farmland Preservation Plan 2035
Door County Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Recreational Facilities Plan
(18.9 Meg pdf doc)
Appendices (9.9 Meg pdf doc)
Door County Bike Routes map app
Door County Hazard Mitigation Plan
Door County Flood Emergency Evacuation Plan
Wisconsin's Working Lands Initiative

Municipal Educational Meetings and Materials

RPC / Plan Commission Reference Materials - GENERAL

RPC / Plan Commission Reference Materials - STATUTES

Board of Adjustment - Rules of Procedure

Water Quality Testing Results

Housing Rehab Loan Program


Door County Ordinances

Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance
Shoreland Zoning Ordinance
Mitigation Handbook and Erosion Control
Access county zoning maps here (County Web Map)
Floodplain Zoning
2017 FEMA Update on Creation of New Floodplain Maps
Jan. 2018 County & DNR presentation re: new FEMA study, slides only
Jan. 2018 County & DNR presentation, video recording
Height Limitation Zoning
Land Division
Uniform Addressing System and Manual and Application Form
Wind Energy Facility and Application
Outdoor and Refuse Burning and Fireworks Ordinance
Zoning Forms
WI Statutes 59.69 -
County Zoning
Permit Fees
Miscellaneous Fees
Wetland Delineators
Building & Zoning Officials
Registered Land Surveyors
Monthly Permit Listing
2013 Annual Report
2010 Efficiencies
White Paper

(7 Meg file - 48 pages)

Quick Links

American Planners Association - Wis.

WI-County Code Admin. 

WI - Center for
Land Use Ed

Coastal Byway Corridor Management Plan

NGS Data Sheets

Door County Shoreland Zoning General Information

DNR Shoreland Information

Science behind Shoreland Regulations

Shoreland Vegetation Restoration Examples

Door County Conservation

Door County Parks

Door County Web-Map
& Land Records Inquiry

Publications (uwsp)

Choosing the Right Waterfront Property.

A Second Life for Trees in Lakes 

Impervious Surfaces

Protecting Your Waterfront Investment

The Water's Edge

County Planning
Oversight Committee

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