Planning & Zoning

The Planning and Zoning Office administers and enforces zoning, land use, and subdivision regulations for unincorporated areas of the county, and includes the Environmental Health, Building Inspection, and Feedlot Divisions. The department provides staff support to the County Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment. Other areas of responsibility include solid waste management, water quality testing, on-site sewage treatment regulation, construction plan review and site inspection, complaint investigations, and a number of related issues.

Interested Candidates Sought

Wright County is seeking interested citizens to submit a letter of interest to be considered for the posting of Wright County Planning Commission Representative (Term 1/1/2023 -12/31/2025)  for Commissioner District 5. Residents in Cokato, Franklin, French Lake, Marysville, Middleville, Stockholm, Victor, and Woodland townships, as well as the cities of Cokato, Delano, Howard Lake, Montrose, and Waverly. For further information or to apply for the position please contact Barry Rhineberger, Wright County Planning and Zoning Administrator, at (763)682-8947 or email at by Friday, December 16, 2022. For information regarding the duties of the Planning Commission, please visit the website at

Compost & Recycling Facility - Household Hazardous Waste

The Wright County Compost and Recycling Facility is available for public drop-off of household hazardous waste, electronics, appliances, used tires, recyclables, and scrap metal.

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