Planning and Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Department is open to the public. Staff will follow CDC guidelines for social distancing.  Inquiries about zoning regulations on specific parcels will only be handled over the phone or by utilizing email.
The Wabasha County Environmental Services Department is responsible for planning and managing programs to protect health and the environment. These programs include planning & zoning, solid waste, recycling & household hazardous waste,  noxious weeds, and Aquatic Invasive Species. This department is involved in enforcing a variety of ordinances, guiding future development, and providing educational information on an array of items relating to all of the programs above.

Zoning Administrator:
Kevin Krause 
625 Jefferson Ave
Wabasha MN 55981
Phone: (651)-565-3062
Fax: (651)-565-2774

Environmental Resources Technician:
Hannah Dotter

Administrative Assistant:
Shari Bartlett

The recycling sheds at Kellogg, Conception, Zumbro Falls, and Millville have been closed indefinitely. Two recycling roll-offs are available at the Plainview Highway Shop (24234 Co Rd 27) for Wabasha County residents to use for the disposal of recyclables. The site is only open 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The site has video monitoring, but please report any illegal dumping to the Wabasha County Zoning Department. 

Wabasha County collections for household hazardous waste have been cancelled for the year of 2021 due to concerns with COVID-19. Wabasha County residents may take household hazardous waste to Olmsted County Recycling at 2122 Campus Drive SE, Suite 200, Rochester, MN; 507-328-7070.
If you need further information about household hazardous waste, please contact the Wabasha County Zoning Department at 651-565-3062.

Building Permits and Other Forms
Wabasha County Planning & Zoning is responsible for the administration of the Wabasha County Zoning Ordinance and the MN State Building Code. The purpose of this ordinance is to promote, preserve, and protect the public health, safety, and general welfare of the citizens of Wabasha County, along with the integrity of the land and water resources of the County. 

Building Permit Fees