Land Use

Please go to "Forms and Permits" for a "Request for Zoning Change or Conditional Use Permit" application.  Please complete the application and return with application fee two weeks prior to the Land Use Committee meeting.  The Land Use Committee meets the fourth Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)  Please contact the Town Clerk at 608-424-3848 for meeting dates or more information.

The Town of Montrose Land Use Plan can be viewed at the Dane County Planning & Development website at and click on the following:  Departments, Planning & Development, Dane County Comprehensive Plan, Dane County Town Component Plans. 

Scroll down and click on Town of Montrose then click on County Adopted Town Plan 1/18/2011

A copy is available at the Town Hall for viewing

Shoreland Zoning Permit

As of September 1, 2012 a Shoreland Zoning Permit will be required to be obtained prior to a general zoning permit being issued by the Dane County Zoning Division for any construction activities within 300 feet of a lake or stream.

WHY? The Shoreland Zoning Permit process determines if a property meets the impervious surface limits found under Dane County Shoreland Regulations, Chapter 11, Section 11.03.

For full intormation regarding Shoreland Regulations and Zoning Requirements, contact Dane County Zoning at 266-4266