Our administrative office is moving October 21-22, 2019....but not far!
New location: County Office Building, 202 West 3rd St, Winona, MN 55987
                       (507) 457-6520 *Note: our phone numbers will remain the same!

The Winona County Planning Office will be moving October 21-22, 2019, to our new location. We will resume normal business hours Wednesday October 23, 2019, at our new location. We will do our best to provide services during the move. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we transition.

               We look forward to serving you at our new location!
The mission of the Winona County Planning and Environmental Services Department is to provide solution-oriented services to the community through the application of professional skills, adopted plans, and standards facilitating the growth of the local economy, enhancing the quality of life, and preserving the natural environment for current and future generations.

The Planning and Environmental Services Department consists of several functions including Sustainability, Zoning and Land Use Planning, Feedlot Monitoring, Inspection Services, Well and Septic Control, Economic Development, and Water Resource Planning. The Planning and Environmental Services Department ensure the rational planning and management of residential subdivisions, agricultural enterprises and feedlots, water resources, individual septic systems, and floodplains and shorelands. The department maintains and oversees updates to the Winona County Comprehensive and Water Resources Plans and the enforcement of the Winona County Zoning Ordinance. The department issues zoning certificates, septic permits, and certificates of compliance acknowledging any property improvements satisfy all applicable standards. The department prepares all conditional use, rezone, and variance petitions, and ordinance amendments heard by the Board of Adjustment and the Planning Commission.