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Zoning Issues Being Reviewed at April 28 Session

Wisconsin State Farmer
News and Notes

SHAWANO – The convergence of controversial land uses and zoning regulations will be addressed at a conference from 9 am to noon on Friday, April 28 at the Shawano County park pavilion, W5791 Lake Drive, Shawano.

Featured presenters and their topics will be University of Wisconsin Extension Service professor Brian Ohm (the role of zoning from comprehensive plans to changes in the legal landscape), Department of Natural Resources shoreland zoning policy coordinator Kay Lutze and Shawano County land use coordinator Rebecca Fields (fundamentals of shoreland zoning), and East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission associate planner Tom Baron (experiences in inactive zoning challenges).

The program is designed for zoning administrators, agency planners, zoning committee members, and elected officials. Topics can range from items such as the placement of cell towers to sites for raising chickens.

There is no cost to attend but pre-registration is required. Register on the website, call Erin at (920) 751-4770, or send an e-mail to