Marathon County has adopted an ordinance that regulates both manure storage facilities and the spreading of the manure and wastes from these facilities. The purpose of the ordiance is to regulate the location, construction, installation, alteration, design, operation, maintenance, closure, and the application of waste from all waste storage facilities. This is to prevent water pollution and thereby prevent the spread of disease; to further the appropriate use and conservation of land and water resources for its communities; and promote the prosperity, aesthetics and general welfare of the citizens of the County. It is also intended to provide for the proper administration and enforcement of the ordinance and to provide penalties for its violation.


  • Animal Waste Complaint  you can call: 715-261-6000 or DNR Manure Spill Hotline 1-800-943-0003