“To help provide for the orderly development of land within Fond du Lac County. To identify and protect the natural resources of the county through good land use planning practices and work with the County Tax Listor, County Surveyor, Register of Deeds and private land owners to assure that accurate records of land divisions are created and recorded.”

The Planning Department is responsible for administration of the County’s Subdivision Ordinance and oversees the development of land in the unincorporated areas of the County. The Department also provides assistance to the Towns, Villages, and Cities in the county with land use planning, zoning, and parks related issues. The purpose of these responsibilities is to provide help, assure the accuracy of land divisions and land transactions and to help assure orderly development and protection of natural resources of Fond du Lac County.