The Environmental Services Department provides services for the protection of public health and the environment. These services include waste disposal, recycling, composting, hazardous waste treatment, and water testing. The Environmental Department, together with the Zoning Office, enforces regulations including septic systems, storm water management, shoreland use, wetland conservation, and solid waste disposal.
The Zoning Office is responsible for regulating land use through administration and enforcement of the Dodge County Zoning Ordinance, Dodge County Subsurface Sewage Treatment System Ordinance, and the Dodge County Comprehensive Land Use Plan. The office is also responsible for feedlot assistance through a jointly funded Feedlot Technician position at the Dodge SWCD.
Zoning duties include, but are not limited to, receiving and reviewing land use applications, including Zoning Permits, Conditional Use Permits, Interim Use Permits, Variance requests, Amendment requests and Appeals. Staff also receive and review septic permits, perform soil verifications and inpsections of new sewage treatment systems. In addition, zoning staff provide regulatory information and education on special areas such as floodplains, shorelands and wetlands. The office also investigates land use complaints and violations and pursues compliance with zoning regulations, septic regulations and permit conditions.
The Environmental and Zoning Offices have combined to provide customers a one stop location for services related to land use and the environment.
The Dodge County Transfer Station and Recycling Center is OPEN with regular business hours.
County Road 21 that travels past the Dodge County Transfer Station is still under construction and is one lane - one way traffic from south (Kasson) to north (Mantorville). In addition, there will be dirtwork being done on the south side of the Recycling Center Building. Please watch for signs as to the location of the Recycling Blue Boxes. Be prepared for delays as they finish the road construction. We will continue to update you as well as we can during this process. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you.
Waste-to-Energy Service Fee Increase effective May 1, 2017. See Fact Sheet.
2016-2017 HOLIDAY SCHEDULE for Dodge County Transfer Station/Recycling Center
Dodge County now Quarantined for Emerald Ash Borer
To learn more, read the following: EAB News Release
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Have you tested your home for Radon? Free radon kits are available at Dodge County Environmental Services- 2nd floor of the Government Services Building.
2012 NRBG Reports - Feedlot LWM SSTS Shoreland WCA
2013 NRBG Reports - Feedlot LWM SSTS Shoreland WCA
2014 NRBG Reports - Feedlot LWM SSTS Shorelend WCA
2015 NRBG Reports - Feedlot LWM SSTS SSTS Incentive Shoreland WCA
2016 NRBG Reports - LWM SSTS SSTS Upgrade SSTS Incentive Shoreland WCA
"2017 Dodge County Water Monitoring Update" Powerpoint presentation.
GRANT FUNDING may be available for failing septic systems. See Septic Systems page for details and application.
|STAFF|| 507-635-6272 Zoning
507-635-6273 Env. Services
Water Program Manager
Solid Waste Facility Manager
|Elizabeth Crane SSTS Program Manager
Assistant Waste Management Administrator
Assistant Zoning Administrator