Traverse County Land Management Office
304 4th Street North
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8218 ext. 3
Click HERE to review the entire Traverse County Comprehensive Plan and Land Use and Shoreland Ordinances.
Click here for Permit Applications: Forms
Traverse County contracts with the Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) office to provide administration and services for the following programs:
Planning and Zoning
Minnesota Wetland Conservation Act (WCA)
Delegated Feedlot Program
Comprehensive Local Water Planning (CLWP)
Subsurface Septic Treatment System Program (SSTS)
Descriptions of these programs, forms and other helpful information is provided at the following site: http://www.traverseswcd.org.
The County Board appoints a Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment to review Conditional Use and Variance permit applications.
The Planning Commission/Board of Adjustment members are:
Jerome Deal, Chairman, Wheaton, Minnesota, term expires April 2016
Jerry Metz, Browns Valley, Minnesota, term expires April 2016
Dennis Duffield, Secretary, Browns Valley, Minnesota, term expires April 2017
Dennis Zimbrick, Beardsley, Minnesota, term expires April 2017
Doug Frisch, Dumont, Minnesota, term expires April 2016
Sara Gronfeld – Planning and Zoning Administrator, WCA Administrator, SSTS Administrator
Bruce Johnson – County Feedlot Officer
Casey O’Leary – CLWP Administrator
Trudy Determan – Administrative Assistant for All Programs
Minnesota Delegated County Feedlot Program
The Minnesota Legislature provides funds to counties to implement state feedlot regulations and that the amount is primarily based on the number of feedlots in the county. These reports show the amount and kind of work that was done as well as the cost to perform the work. Please contact the Traverse County Feedlot Officer (CFO), Bruce Johnson, if there is interest in additional details.