Planning and Development

Thomas Blake-Zoning Administrator - 563-568-3014 Fax 563-217-3820 Email

Planning and Development


The Allamakee County Courthouse business hours of 8:00am to 3:30pm daily. The shortened business hours will allow for courthouse staff to do necessary cleaning and disinfecting of the offices to protect the public and staff from the Covid19 Coronavirus.   

Signs with public health guidelines will be expected to be followed when in the common areas of the courthouse for social distancing requirements.  While masks are not required in the hallways, their use is recommended. Courthouse staff wish to THANK EVERYONE for their patience and your willingness to follow healthy practices while we get through this experience together!!

Making an appointment with your desired office is highly recommended!

Planning & Zoning:         563-568-3014

  • Only 1 customer allowed into the office at a time unless otherwise instructed by staff.
  • If a customer needs to come behind the front counter for any reason, they will be required to put a mask on & use hand sanitizer.
  • Mask & sanitizer will be provided if necessary
  • To ensure social distancing, customers are encouraged to make appointments by calling or emailing the office. By providing a cell phone# or email, clients may wait in their vehicle or outside and be notified when the office is available to enter. Items can be mailed to Env Health or Zoning Office 110 Allamakee Street, Waukon, IA 52172


 Allamakee County Zoning Commission

Tentative Meeting Agenda

September 21, 2020 @ 6:00pm

To adhere to social distancing the public may participate in this meeting as follows:

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 898 8903 3875

Via phone at 1-312-626-6799 

I. Call to Order/Roll call of membership

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Approval of meeting minutes

    a) August 17, 2020

    b) August 26, 2020

IV. Public Comment time for Citizens to present subjects not on the Agenda

V. New business

     a) Triple M Ridge Farms Subdivision Plat

     b) Jerry and Machelle Bulman Subdivision Plat

     c) Site plan review for Jeff Allison/Sportsmens Motel site- 2753 Hwy 76 Dorchester, IA

         i)Approve/deny lot size for commercial uses

     d) Randy Kruger Subdivision Plat 

     e) William and Matthew Behrend Subdivision Plat

VI. Old Business

     a) Complehensive Plan update

     b) Flood Plain Ordinance and Map updates

VII. Reports

VIII. Office updates/General Discussion

IX. Adjourn


Allamakee County Board of Adjustments

Meeting Agenda

September 30, 2020 4:30pm

Supervisors Office, First Floor at the Courthouse Waukon, IA

In an interest to limit COVID 19 exposure and transmission, we are also allowing electronic participation via ZOOM. Meeting ID 867 638 3931

One tap mobile 312-626-6799

I. Call to Order

II. Roll Call of Membership

III. Approval of Agenda

IV. Approve Minutes

    1. July 23, 2020

V. Public Hearings:

    1. Gallagher, Michael C Jr., Lot 5 and west 16.6' of Lot 1 in the NE 1/4 SW 1/4, Section 20, T97N, R5W, Allamakee County, IA; Property Address 932 Forest Mills Rd Waukon, IA- Consideration of an Application for a Conditional Use allowing a campground (private, single unit) in an A-1 district.

VI. New Business

VII. Old Business

VIII. Reports

IX. Adjourn






Board of Adjustment


Zoning Commission