Planning, Economic &
Community Development Agency

The Rock County Planning, Economic & Community Development Agency provides technical assistance and oversight, through five service divisions, on various planning and development issues in Rock County, including:

  • Long-range comprehensive and site planning
  • Development review and monitoring
  • Administration of home rehabilitation and purchase loans
  • Geographic information system (GIS) mapping products and services
  • Economic development activities and opportunities

The Agency's mission statement is:

To maintain a process of continuous improvement and investment, enhancing
diplomatic leadership in collaboration, encouragement, support, education,
and innovation within Rock County and throughout Southern Wisconsin,
ensuring a high quality of life for current and future Rock County residents.

The Rock County and Agency mission statements, along with the Rock County Comprehensive Plan 2035, guide the long-range and day-to-day operations of the Agency.  

 The 90 Day Appeal period for the New Flood Insurance Study (FIS) and Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMS) will begin on August 13, 2014. Please see our Floodplain Zoning Page for information.


Agency Information

Rock County Courthouse
East Wing, Room 266
51 South Main Street
Janesville, WI  53545

Phone:  (608) 757-5587
Fax:      (608) 757-5586

Monday - Friday Hours:
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1:00 PM    5:00 PM

Acting Director
Colin Byrnes

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