Land Management Office
Click HERE to review the entire Traverse County Comprehensive Plan and Land Use and Shoreland Ordinances.
Click here for Permit Applications: Forms
Minnesota Delegated County Feedlot Program
2010 NRBG Report
2011 NRBG Report
2011 Annual County Feedlot Officer and Performance Credit Report
2010 Annual County Feedlot Officer Report with Supplemental Information
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.
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 mission of the Traverse Soil and Water Conservation District is to provide equal opportunity assistance to landowners, producers, and residents of Traverse County for the education and promotion of conservation practices and proper land use to protect and enhance Traverse County’s natural resources. Contact information for these programs is as follows:
Traverse County Land Management Office
1700 3rd Ave. S., Room 205
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8218 ext. 3
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 2009
Jerry Metz, Browns Valley, Minnesota, term expires April 2011
Richard Keller, Tintah, Minnesota, term expires April 2011
Dennis Zimbrick, Beardsley, Minnesota, term expires April 2011
Doug Frisch, Dumont, Minnesota, term expires April 2010
Sara Gronfeld – Planning and Zoning Administrator, WCA Administrator, SSTS Administrator
Bruce Johnson – County Feedlot Officer
Matthew Westerman – CLWP Administrator
Trudy Determan – Administrative Assistant for All Programs