Register of Deeds
Real Estate Documents including Warranty Deeds, Quit Claim Deeds, Other Deeds, Mortgages and Miscellaneous Documents, Financing Statements pertaining to Real Estate, Federal Tax Liens, Vital Records including Birth, Death and Marriage Records.
The Richland County Treasurer’s Office is responsible for collecting, receipting and depositing funds from all county departments. The Treasurer’s Office reconciles and maintains Richland County’s checking account and is responsible for investing county funds. The Treasurer’s Office is also responsible for transferring all first installment tax payments from the municipal treasurers to the County Treasurer’s tax records. The Richland County Treasurer’s Office collects and receipts postponed and delinquent real estate tax payments and calculates, balances, and administers tax settlements for all taxing jurisdictions. The Treasurer’s Office also prepares and mails postponed and delinquent tax notices, ag use conversion charge notices, lottery credit notices, along with performing various other duties.
Zoning & Sanitation Department
The mission of the Zoning Department is to regulate land uses within the county through the enforcement of comprehensive zoning, shoreland, subdivision and floodplain ordinances as well as related Wisconsin Administrative Codes to achieve those stated goals. The uses of land are regulated through a permitting process whereby applicants identify anticipated uses and structural setbacks and our department ensures compliance with the applicable codes. Such uses are regulated to maintain the health, safety and welfare of our citizenry as well as the integrity of our environment.