Traverse County Land Management Office
304 4th Street North
Wheaton, MN 56296
320-563-8218 ext. 3


Click here to review ORDINANCES


Click here for Permit Applications and FORMS


Click here for Traverse County COMPREHENSIVE PLAN & SIGNATURE PAGE

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:

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 2019
Jerry Metz, Browns Valley, Minnesota, term expires April 2019
James Kruger, Secretary, Browns Valley, Minnesota, term expires April 2020
Dennis Zimbrick, Beardsley, Minnesota, term expires April 2020
Doug Frisch, Dumont, Minnesota, term expires April 2019

2017 PC-BOA Meeting Schedule
2018 PC-BOA Meeting Schedule



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


Taylor Hufford – District Conservation Technician 


Minnesota Delegated County Feedlot Program

2016 Annual Report Feedlot Program

2016 Feedlot Program Financial Report

2015 Annual County Feedlot Officer Report

2015 – Feedlot Program – NRBG Summary


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.