Planning & Zoning

Planning and Zoning Department
400 Benson Ave SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Phone: (320) 231-6229

Eric Van Dyken, Zoning Administrator
Phone:  (320) 231-6229 Ext. 5257

Krista Krupa, Environmental Specialist
Phone:  (320) 231-6229 Ext. 5258

All documents and permits must be completed and may be returned in person, via postal mail, e-mail, fax, or place in the drop-box located on the curb at the East parking lot entrance.

Planning & Zoning Responsibilities
Comprehensive Plan

Land Use permit requirements in Kandiyohi County are governed by Kandiyohi County Ordinances, which are available on our website or by clicking here.

Refer to the County Ordinances for further information on requirements and regulations.  Contact our office with any questions or comments.

Note that the questions and answers in the Frequently Asked Questions section are intended to assist our customers in answering frequent questions about permit requirements in Kandiyohi County.  These questions are a guide and only a summary and are not intended as a legal authority on specific permit requirements.

When is a permit needed?

How much does a permit cost?

How do I know what Zoning District I am in?

How can I obtain information about my septic system?

Do I need a permit to re-shingle or re-side my house?

What needs to be included with my permit application?

How long does it take for a permit to be issued?

How long is my Land Use Permit good for?

What are the required setbacks?

Where do I get information relating to my well?

Does your office offer site visits?

I am subdividing my property, do I need a survey?

Is my lot buildable?

Do I need access approval?

How do I get a 911 property address?