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

  • Mark Hoefling - Chair    (June 20, 2017)                                                                              Town of Orienta                                                                                                                     81055 Evergreen Rd                                                                                                             Port Wing, WI  54865                                                                                                         Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020
  • Susan Smith - V Chair     (January 29, 2019)                                                                            Town of Lincoln                                                                                                                  53950 N Altamont Rd                                                                                                                  Mason, WI  54873                                                                                                                Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021
  • Richard Webb   (October 30, 2018)                                                                                      Town of Barnes                                                                                                                         49405 River Rd                                                                                                                  Barnes, WI  54873                                                                                                             Term:  July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020
  • Shari Eggleson    (March 26, 2019)                                                                                      Town of Bayview                                                                                                                77510 Houghton Point Rd                                                                                                      Washburn, WI 54873                                                                                                                Term:  July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020
  • Adrian Wydeven   (October 1, 2019)                                                                                     Town of Namakagon                                                                                                          25350 South Garden Avenue                                                                                             Cable, WI  54821                                                                                                               Term: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2020

Alternate Members

  • Frank Kostka     (March 30, 2010)                                                                                        Town of Kelly                                                                                                                               63940 Sanford Rd                                                                                                          Ashland, WI  54806                                                                                                     Term: July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021
  • Dennis Rasmussen     (September 30, 2001)                                                                      Town of Cable                                                                                                                    13190 Kavanaugh Road                                                                                                    Cable, WI 54821                                                                                                                 Term: July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2022

Corporation Counsel

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


Court Reporter

Vacant (May 1, 2019)