Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management Department

Promote the public health, safety, prosperity, aesthetics and the general welfare for the people and communities of Walworth County by guiding the physical development of the unincorporated areas of Walworth County through sound land use planning and conservation, implementation of fair and objective zoning, advancement of environmental protection and Administration of state standards for private on-site waste water treatment systems.

The Conservation Division of the Department:

  • Provides technical assistance to landowners, businesses and units of government to advance County conservation goals
  • Works in partnership with federal, state and local agencies to achieve conservation goals and compliance by:
    • Implementing practices to achieve sediment, nutrient & pollutant load reduction
    • Cost sharing assistance
    • Nutrient Management
    • Urban conservation goals

Programs Available:

  • Farmland Preservation Plans assistance and compliance
  • Animal waste storage oversight
  • Erosion Control & stormwater activities oversight (permitting & inspections)
  • Non-metallic mining reclamation oversight
  • Aquatic Invasive Species Control & Prevention
  • Information & Education Activities

Contact Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management Department

Shannon Haydin
Conservationist/Dep. Director
100 West Walworth Street
Elkhorn, Wisconsin  53121
Phone: 262-741-4972
Fax: (262) 741-4973


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Walworth County, Wisconsin

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