Board of Adjustment / Appeals

Purpose of the Board

This board is a quasi-judicial body that hears and decides variances, special exceptions, and appeals of determinations by Bayfield County Planning and Zoning Department for County Ordinance(s) Titles 13-16.

  • Variances (Title 13, Chapter 1, Article F, Section 13-1-102)
  • Special Exceptions (Title 13, Chapter 1 Article B, Section 13 1, 2022 (j))
  • Appeal (Title 13, Chapter 1, Article B, Section 13-1-102 (c) (e))

Authority of the Board

Meetings

Note: Deadline to be heard by board is 4 weeks prior to the meeting date except December.

Public Notices/Agendas & Decisions

Notices and Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Decisions are available following approval. Decisions are drafted and prepared by Siegler Law Office.

Most Recent Agenda (PDF) | View All Agendas and Minutes

Board Members

  • Richard Compton - Chair  (April 18, 2006 & July 1, 2014)                                                           86125 St Hwy 13                                                                                                              Bayfield, WI  54814                                                                                                             Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020
  • Michael Dresen - V Chair    (June 20, 2017)
    63540 Trout Lake Rd
    Iron River, WI  54847
    Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020
  • Mark Hoefling     (June 20, 2017)                                                                                       81055 Evergreen Rd                                                                                                             Port Wing, WI 54865                                                                                                           Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020
  • Jane Bucy     (July 15, 2015)
    13100 St Hwy 13
    Herbster, WI  54844
    Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021
  • Richard Webb    (October 30 2018)                                                                                       49405 River Rd                                                                                                                 Barnes, WI  54873                                                                                                              Term:  July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020                                                                                   

Alternate Members

  • Frank Kostka     (March 30, 2010)                                                                                      63940 Sanford Rd                                                                                                          Ashland, WI  54806                                                                                                     Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021
  • Dennis Rasmussen     (September 30, 2001)                                                                    13190 Kavanaugh Road                                                                                                    Cable, WI 54821                                                                                                                 Term: July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2019

Corporation Counsel

Craig Haukaas  (May 1, 2018 thru April 2019)
200 Chapple Avenue
Ashland, WI 58406

Court Reporter

Mary Ann (Sid) Maple (April 26, 2007)
1101 Ellis Avenue
Ashland, WI 54806