The largest economic engine of the region is the energy industry. The energy industry and its spinoff or multiplier effect represent about 40% of the economy in Dunn County.

City Engineering Standards


The City is currently in the process of completing a comprehensive re-write of the existing comprehensive plan, zoning documents, and subdivision regulations.  The comprehesive plan was finalized in April and a copy of the final adopted document can be downloaded from the links section on this page.  A new zoning ordinance and corresponding zone map is in process of being completed.  The planned completion date for the zoning ordinance is June of 2011 and upon completion of those items efforts with be focused on an update to the city's subdivision regulations.

Planning and Zoning Commission

1. Loren Dewhirst

2. Heidi Garness

3. Shasta Patterson

4. Dolan Dyke

5. Shaun Lambert

Zoning Enforcement - Loren Dewhirst

Interim Zoning Administrator - Cory Ravnaas

Development Review Forms & Fees


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Planning & Zoning Documents

The Planning and Zoning Commission willl hold its monthly meeting on the Second Tuesday of the Month at 6:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.