Monroe County Zoning Department

NOTICE: To protect your health and prevent the spread of COVID-19 virus beginning March 19, 2020 Monroe Co offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

Please mail in paperwork and payment when possible.  We have also set up a drop box outside our front door which will be checked hourly during business hours of 8am – 4:30pm Monday through Friday.  If you need a permit application mailed to you, have any questions or need assistance filling out an application please call 608-269-8939 or email:

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.


If your property is near water or in one of the following Towns please contact our office before beginning construction: Adrian, La Grange, Leon, Little Falls, New Lyme, Oakdale, Ridgeville, Sparta, Tomah, Wells and Wilton 

County Zoning Chapter 47

Floodplain Zoning Chapter 50

Shoreland Zoning Chapter 53 

Subdivision Ordinance Chapter 35


Notice for Zoning Ordinance Changes– This form provides information on how to receive direct notifications for up coming zoning ordinance or comprehensive plan changes.

Department Documents

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