Winnebago County Planning, Zoning and GIS Departments


IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Effective  June 1, 2012, the Stormwater and Erosion Control Management program will be located in the Planning & Zoning Department.

Walk-in hours for permits/questions are Monday through Friday 8-10am or by special appt.


County Administration Building, 112 Otter Ave, 3rd Floor, Oshkosh WI  54901



Zoning Department: (920) 232-3344

Planning & GIS Department: (920) 232-3340

FAX NUMBER: (920) 232-3347




PO BOX 2808, OSHKOSH WI 54903-2808

Mission Statement

To promote, preserve, and protect the economy, public health, safety, general welfare and natural resources of the County through well planned development and responsible stewardship of the land through the equitable administration of ordinances, regulations and practices which implement sound planning principles. 


Information contained herein is intended as general information only and does not guarantee either the issuance of a permit or the provision of all information pertinent to property.  Additional requirements, as determined by the zoning office, may apply at the time of a permit or other application.

Program Description

The County Zoning Department administers the following land use programs and ordinances:

  • Land Records 
  • Non-Metallic Mining Reclamation 
  • Sanitary 
  • Stormwater & Erosion Control
  • Subdivision / Land Division 
  • Survey Records (maintains surveys and Section markers) 
  • Zoning (Comprehensive / Shoreland / Wetland / Floodplain / Stormwater & Erosion Control) 

Town/County Zoning Code Update  - Project Website

  • Boards and Committees information
  • Schedule for meetings and Boards
  • Development Application - Decisions
  • Zoning Codes


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Oshkosh:(920) 232-3344
Neenah:(920) 727-2880
Fax:(920) 232-3347


8:00am - 4:30pm, M - F

Permit Issuing Hours

Walk in hours
8:00am - 10:00am

Other hours are available by appointment.

Mailing Address

County Zoning Office
Attn (list staff name)
112 Otter Ave
Oshkosh WI 54901