The Village of New Richmond has adopted a Housing Code that defines minimum standards for the maintenance and upkeep of all structures and yard areas within the municipal corporation of the Village. A complete copy of the Housing Code is available here:
Simply put, our goal is to utilize the land for which it is best suited.
New Richmond is unique in the fact that it is rural, has small town charm, enjoys a river view and is walk-able yet still close in proximity to many urban centers.
To that end, future land use is important and that is where zoning in New Richmond comes into play.
We work hard developing future land-use plans that factor in economic and social aspects, as well as the physical characteristics of the land. Zoning provides for more orderly development where regulations pertaining to lot size, set back lines, building height, and population density can make areas more attractive.
The Zoning Department also works to:
Protect/Maintain property values
Coordinate FEMA floodplain requirements
Enforce Housing Codes and Nuisance properties
Attract business and industry to an area
The Village of New Richmond enforces its own Zoning Code. This applies to all property located within the municipal corporation of the Village. A complete copy of the Zoning Code is available below.