The Town of Sherman is governed by Iron County’s comprehensive zoning regulations. The Town also has regulations and processes to follow. As a general rule, all new construction/building projects including additions and some remodel projects require a land use permit and/or conditional use permit.
NOTE: Land Use Permits and Conditional Use Permits issued by Iron County must be placed at the construction site and remain visible for the duration of the project.
Land Use Permit
For new construction, additions or remodels, follow the process outlined for both Iron County and the Town on the Land Use Permit Review form.
81 Land Use Permit Review Form
Conditional Use Permit (CUP):
Follow the process outlined for both Iron County and the Town on the CUP Application Review form.
If you seek driveway access from your property to either Hwy 182 or Hwy 47 contact the Iron County Highway department at (715) 561-4965.
If you are looking to place a new driveway or culvert to access a Town road, follow the steps below.
- Complete the Driveway & Culvert Application/Permit form.
- Mail the completed application and applicable fee as noted.
- The Town Road Supervisor will contact you for a site visit. The Application Form is activated to a Permit after the Road Supervisor meets with you and signs the form. You must receive approval from the Town prior to commencing work.
Driveway & Culvert Application/Permit
Ordinance 1.20 Driveway and Culvert Specifications
Contact either Erica Roeder [email protected] or Gerry Nasi [email protected] at the Iron County Comprehensive Planning/Land and Zoning department regarding potential zoning changes. The phone number is (715) 561-5414.
Contact either Erica Roeder at [email protected] or Gerry Nasi [email protected] at the Iron County Comprehensive Planning/Land and Zoning department regarding land division questions. The phone number is (715) 561-5414.
Note that land division within 1,000 feet of a lake or 300 feet of a river requires a minimum lot width of 200 feet and a minimum lot size of 60,000 square feet. This falls with Shoreland Zoning regulations. Land division outside the Shoreland zoning definition requires a four (4) acre minimum in the Town of Sherman.