Gentle Stream

Waterway & Wetland Permits

This is a list of links to other agencies that we work with.  Land Conservation does not regulate waterways and wetlands but these other agencies may.  Please always check with the appropriate agency when doing any changes on your property so as not to adversely affect yours or your neighbor's land.

USDA - Farm Services Agency / Natural Resources Conservation Service

4 Boon Blvd

Neillsville, WI 54456

Phone: (715)743-3164

 

To be eligible for federal programs, you must not drain any wetlands as determined by their local office.

 

US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

Sam Woboril

Regulatory Branch

1314 Contractors Blvd

Plover, WI 54467

Phone: (651) 290-5878

email: samuel.j.woboril@usace.army.mil

 

The Corps of Engineers has regulatory jurisdiction over all activities that involve discharge of dredged or fill materials or land clearing activities, in “waters of the United States”, which includes all water bodies and wetland areas. The Corps should be contacted for permit requirements for any land disturbing activity that may impact wetlands or other waters.

 

CLARK COUNTY ZONING OFFICE

Derek Weyer

Clark County Zoning Administrator

Courthouse, Room 204

Neillsville WI 54456

Phone: (715) 743-5130 FAX: (715) 743-5154

email: derek.weyer@co.clark.wi.us

 

Clark County Zoning has regulatory responsibilities through the Shoreland/Wetland and Floodplain Zoning Ordinances. These ordinances cover the area within 300 feet of navigable streams/rivers or area within 1,000 feet of navigable lakes, ponds and flowages or to the landward side of the floodplain; whichever distance is greater. It also covers the drainage, clearing, filling, grading, construction and other land disturbing activities within this zone which may need a permit.

 

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

DNR Call Center – Waterways and Wetlands

dnrwmspublicinquiry@wisconsin.gov

608-267-3125

website: http://dnr.wi.gov/permits/water/

 

WIDNR has regulatory responsibilities for activities that involve alteration of stream channels (dredging, filling, realignment, impoundments) and impacts on wetland adjacent to the stream. Also has regulatory authority on pond construction within 500 feet of navigable streams.

 

WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Bradley Johnson

Stormwater Management

5301 Rib Mountain Drive

Wausau, WI 54401

Phone: (715) 359-4522

email: bradleya.johnson@wisconsin.gov

website: http://dnr.wi.gov/permits/water/

 

Land disturbing construction activities that will result in affecting one or more acres of land, including areas that are part of future planned development, must contact the WIDNR and discuss construction site stormwater discharge permit program.

517 Court St, Room 102   |  Neillsville, WI 54456  |  Ph: (715) 743-5102 Fax: (715) 743-5108