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Conservation

I think I have Gypsy Moths. What should I do?
What trees do gypsy moths prefer to feed on?
I want to build a pond. Do I need a County Permit?

Sanitation

Planning

INFORMATION ON REZONE AND CONDITIONAL USE PROCEDURES

Zoning

Where do I go to obtain a new address?
What Ordinances do Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management regulate?
When is a Zoning Permit required?
What if I am only replacing what is there?
What is the process for applying for a zoning permit?
Is a permit required for a fence?
Do I need a permit from the Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management Department for my construction, land disturbance or vegetation removal project?
Why does the County require an inspection or an updated survey be submitted even though the Building Inspector inspects the construction?
How do I find out what zoning district my property is zoned?
What areas are in the County’s zoning jurisdiction?
What Walworth County permits will I need to construct a single family residence?
When is the office open?
Do I need an appointment to apply for a permit?
Where is the Land Use and Resource Management Department located?
Where can I obtain my tax key number?
Where can I find the legal description of my property?
Do I need a permit to cut/remove trees on my property?
Can I store unlicensed and/or inoperable vehicles on my property?
Do I need a permit to operate a home occupation from my residential property?
Is more than one dwelling unit allowed on a property?
Can I have an In-law unit or a Guest House on my property?
Can I have a mobile home on my property?
Does the County issue permits for piers and other structures placed on the bed of a water body?
Can I have a boathouse on my property?
How many accessory structures can I have on my property?
I have a vacant piece of land. Can I construct an accessory structure, without a residence, on the parcel?
Can I have horses on my property?
What if I have a sub-standard lot or structure?
What if I have a legal non-conforming structure?
Who do I contact for regulations governing land divisions (subdivisions and certified survey maps)?
I want to build a pond. Do I need a County Permit?
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