Oconto County Setback Requirements
County has uniform requirements so these apply to all county towns. You will need a Land Use / Zoning permit from the county.
Front setback — County road —75 feet from centerline or 42 feet from right of way
Front setback — Town road 63 feet from centerline or 42 feet from right of way
Front setback — State Hwy 110 feet from center line or 50 feet from right of way
Side setback — Principal structure — 10 feet
Side setback — Detached Outbuildings — 5 ft. if lot is less than 100 feet wide. 7.5 feet if lot is greater than 100 feet wide.
Minimum distance between a dwelling and a detached outbuilding is 10 feet unless a fire barrier wall is constructed on the walls that are within that zone. Contact building inspector for more information.
Rear setback — 75 feet from protected water such as a lake or river.
Drain field at least 10 feet from Dwelling and 50 feet from protected water way.. 50 feet from a well.
Septic tank at least 5 feet from dwelling….25 feet from well
Wells .. 50 feet from septic drainfield ….25 feet from a septic tank ….2 feet away from above building eaves.
Man made ponds —10 ft. from side lot line —50 ft. from a drainfield —10 ft. from a septic tank —30 ft from road right of way
Unground pool — at least 15 ft. from a drainfield….75 feet from lake, river or stream.