Land and Water Management Department administers the Sanitary, Shoreland Zoning, Manure Storage, and Nonmetallic Mining Ordinances for Ozaukee County.
sanitary regulations apply to all unsewered development within
the county. The
zoning regulations apply to the unincorporated areas of
the county and only to development that occurs within 300 feet of a
stream, 1,000 feet of a lake or flowage, or to the areas within the
floodplain if it is greater than the previous distances. Along some
rivers, particularly the Milwaukee River and Cedar Creek, areas of the
floodplain extend greater than 300 feet.
storage regulations apply to all existing manure storage
facilities and/or new construction within the county. All
mining operations within the county [> 1 acre of
disturbance] are also regulated by the county.