The Town of Oakland has adopted Burnett County Zoning; however, all requests for a Zoning Change or Conditional Use Permit must be approved by the Town Board prior to being approved by the County. Please refer to the Land Use Planning Committee's page (listed under Community on the Home page) for complete information on the Town approval process.
Please contact Burnett County Zoning @ (715) 349-2109 for zoning questions and land use permits. Thank you!!
Short-Term Rental License
Any residence rented out on a short-term basis (less than 30 days – VRBO’s, Air B&B’s, etc.) are required to obtain a Short-Term Rental License from Burnett County. Click on the link below for an application and complete licensing requirements.
If you still need a Dog License, please include a check made out to the Town of Oakland, have your form filled out (a copy was included with your taxes if you licensed a dog last year) and send with your current Rabies Certificate from your Vet, to our Town Treasurer, Melinda Lippert, PO Box 616, Webster WI 54893.
Dog Licenses are handled by the Town of Oakland Treasurer, Melinda Lippert; Melinda can be reached at (715) 791-4270.
You can use the following link to download a license application:
If you are looking to obtain an Operators License, you must send a copy of the application below and a copy of your Operators License held within the last 2 years or certification of completed "Responsible Beverage Server" class along with a check made out to the Town of Oakland for $12.00 for operators new to the Township ($7 for a one time background search and $5 for the license) or $5.00 for those renewing existing licenses. If your background search shows reason for concern, you will be contacted and asked to appear before the Town Board to address the matter.
Operators Licenses are handled by the Town Clerk, Sherril Anderson (715-866-8213). You can download an Operators Application by clicking on this link.
Alcohol License Retail Forms
Are available for download directly from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue here:
Board of Review
Board of Review Objection forms PA-115A and Pa115B are available directly from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, and can be downloaded directly from their web site here: