Serving Adams, Forest, Juneau, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas And Wood Counties

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The NCWRPC assists local governments in the preparation of comprehensive plans, outdoor recreation plans, all hazard mitigation plans, among others. Zoning and land division ordinance assistance to implement plans is also available.

In addition, the NCWRPC prepares a variety of environment based plans, such as outdoor recreation plans for area counties and local communities, lake plans for lake districts and well head protection plans for communities.

What Types of Plans can be Provided?

Comprehensive Plans
Specialized Land Use Plans
Park & Outdoor Recreation Plans
Zoning Ordinances and Subdivision Regulations
Sewer Service Area Planning
Wellhead Protection Planning
All Hazard Mitigation Plans
Farmland Preservation Plans
Land & Water Resource Management Plans
Downtown Development Plans
Capital Improvements Programming
Grant Applications for Federal/State Programs

Land Use Planning & Zoning:

The NCWRPC provides professional assistance in the areas of land use policy and management. The planning process is adapted to each community. GIS technology is used to create maps that aid in the visualization of plan outcomes. A range of zoning assistance is available from updating an existing ordinance to drafting a new ordinance tailored to your specific needs.

Community Technical Assistance:

NCWRPC Staff assists local units of government in identifying problems and developing viable solutions. Services can range from preparing a study or plan to securing financing for community projects or to drafting ordinances.

Grant Writing & Administration:

The NCWRPC provides assistance to member counties by both writing and administering various grants. Common grant applications include EDA, USDA, and Wisconsin Department of Commerce CDBG grants.

Contact: Dennis Lawrence, AICP, Executive Director
715-849-5510, extension 304




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210 McClellan Street
Suite 210
Wausau, WI 54403

phone: 715.849.5510
fax: 715.849.5110








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