Town Zoning 

Find out your property's zoning district on the Zoning Map (PDF).  Here is an easy reference Use Table to quickly see what is allowed in each zoning district.  Check out the full Zoning Ordinance (PDF) for additional information!

Zoning Applications:

Conditional Use Permits - submitted to the Town and reviewed by staff before going to the Plan Commission and Town Board. 

Variances - submitted to the Town and reviewed by staff before going to the Board of Appeals. 

Rezoning - submitted to the Town and reviewed by staff before going to the Plan Commission and Town Board. 

Administrative Appeal  - submitted to the Town and reviewed by staff before going to the Plan Commission and Town Board. 

Fees and process are outlined on the application forms. If you have questions, please contact the Town's Zoning Administrator. 

Zoning Code Violation Complaint Form - submitted to the Town and reviewed by staff. 


Comprehensive Plan Amendment - contact the Zoning Administrator for more information

Timeline

Zoning Sub Committee Meeting since 2019
Plan Commission Public Hearing Sept 14, 2020 at 7pm
Plan Commission  Public Hearing Nov 30, 2020 at 7pm
Town Board Public Hearing January 7, 2021 at 7pm
Resolution 2021-01 Adopted by Town Board on January 7, 2021
Plan Commission Public Hearing April 12th, 2021 at 7pm
Town Board  Public Hearing April 27th, 2021 at 5:30pm
Resolution 2021-08 Adopted by Town Board on April 27, 2021
St Croix County Approved Town Zoning on May 4, 2021
Town Board Expected to rescind Interim Zoning Ordinance 2020-02 on May 13, 2021

On May 4, 2021, St. Croix County Board of Supervisors approved the Town of St. Joseph Zoning Ordinance. 

Notice of Newly Enacted Town Zoning Ordinance 2021-03

ADOPTED Zoning Ordinance

ADOPTED Zoning Use Table

ADOPTED Zoning Map

Resolution 2021-08 Adopting Zoning


4/28/21 The Town has submitted the Zoning Ordinance, Use Table, and Map to St. Croix County for their approval. Once approved, the ordinance will go into effect. 

St Croix County sent back comments on the Town Zoning Ordinance in late March 2021. The Town of St. Joseph is addressing those comments through ordinance revisions. The Plan Commission met on March 29th and set a Public Hearing for Monday, April 12th at 7pm and recommended an updated version of the ordinance, map and use table to the Town Board. The Town Board is holding a Public Hearing on April 27th, 2021 at 5:30pm. 

April 27, 2021 Public Hearing Materials

Public Hearing Notice

Click Here for the April 12, 2021 Proposed Zoning Ordinance Ch 170

Click Here for the April 12, 2021 Proposed Use Table

Click Here for the April 12, 2021 Town Zoning Map

Click Here to submit comments for the Public Hearing on April 12th.  Written comments must be received by noon on April 12th. Members of the public are welcome to attend the Public Hearing in person at Town Hall or online via Zoom.


April 12, 2021 Public Hearing Materials 

Public Hearing Notice

Click Here for the April 12, 2021 Proposed Zoning Ordinance Ch 170

Click Here for the April 12, 2021 Proposed Use Table

Click Here for the April 12, 2021 Town Zoning Map

Click Here to submit comments for the Public Hearing on April 12th.  Written comments must be received by noon on April 12th. Members of the public are welcome to attend the Public Hearing in person at Town Hall or online via Zoom.

April 12, 2021 - Public Hearing - 7pm  Click here for the Meeting agenda, which includes links to the online zoom meeting. 


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The Town of St. Joseph adopted Town Zoning on January 7, 2021. The Zoning Ordinance and Map will be enacted upon approval by St Croix County. 

Town Zoning Ordinance Ch 170

Town Zoning Map

Resolution 2021-01

Ordinance 2020-02

Work by the Zoning Subcommittee was started in 2019. There have been 2 public open houses.  At the July 21, 2020 Annual Town Meeting, Town residents voted to move forward with this process and adopted a formal resolution on September 14th, 2020 . The Plan Commission held a Public Hearing in September to hear public comments on the draft ordinance and map, and have made revisions.  The Plan Commission held a second Public Hearing on November 30th.  The draft ordinance, map and use table was sent to the Town Board in December, which held a Public Hearing on January 7, 2021 and vote  to adopt the ordinance and map. 

January Public Hearing Materials

Click here to view the January 7, 2021 Public Hearing Notice

Click here for the January 7, 2021 Draft Chapter 170 Ordinance

Click here for the January 7, 2021 Draft Zoning Use Table

Click here for the January 7, 2021 Proposed Zoning Map

January 7, 2021 - 7pm - Public Hearing 

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November Public Hearing Materials:

Click here to view the Nov-30-2020-PublicHearingNotice

Click here for November 30 2020 Draft Chapter 170 Zoning 

Click here for November 30 2020 Draft Zoning Use Table

Click here for November 30 2020 Proposed Zoning Map

Click here for Comparison Information

November 30th, 2020 Public Hearing 
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September Public Hearing Materials:

Click here to view the 9/14/20 draft Ordinance, Map and Use Table.

Click here to view the 9/14/20 Draft Land Use Map.

Click here to view the 9/14/20 Draft Land Use Table.

Click here to view the 9/14/20 Draft Public Hearing Notice

The link to the Agendas and Minutes of Zoning Sub-Committee can be found here:  Agendas and Minutes