Planning & Development

Though the projects that we work on in this department vary from week to week and month to month (please see our Current Projects page for more information), general responsibilities of the Department include:

• Upholding and enforcing the Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) 781.

Property Maintenance and Resources

• Implementation of Ashland’s Comprehensive Plan.

• Landlord and Tenant Resources

• Permits (Full Comprehensive Fee Schedule)

           - Building Permits

           - Commercial Development Permit

   - Miscellaneous Permits (Animal Keeping, Public Art, etc.– Contact staff)

Working with City committees:

Plan Commission

- Housing Committee

- Historic Preservation Commission

Department Staff and Contact Info:

April Kroner
Director of Planning and Development

Megan McBride
Assistant Planner/HIP Coordinator

Bob Miller
Building Inspector

Aidan Johan
Planning & Development Intern 

Laura Loucks
Sustainability Intern 


Please send all relevant mail to:
Department of Planning & Development
City of Ashland
601 Main Street West
Ashland, WI 54806