Office: 156 East First Street | New Richmond, WI 54017
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, Friday 7:00 - 11:30 am 

Community Development and Planning

Beth Thompson
Community Development Director
Ph: 715-243-0402 

Erica Balcerek
Building/Zoning Coordinator
Ph: 715-243-0413

Sadie Vance
Community Development Assistant
Ph: 715-243-0401

The City of New Richmond’s Community Development Department is responsible for the following services:

      Building Inspections    
      Planning and Zoning    
      Code Enforcement
      Economic Development
      Historic Preservation
      Community Development Authority

The Community Development Director oversees the work of the above referenced areas and represents the department at City Council meetings.  This position is responsible for the day-to-day operations of community planning and economic development within the City of New Richmond.  The Community Development Director works closely with Forward New Richmond and other City staff to market and promote economic development interests within the community.

Business Directory
Business & Tech Park Marketing Video
New Richmond Community Overview Video
NR Housing Study 2021
St Croix County Land Information
Boundary Agreement - New Richmond & Star Prairie
Map of New Residential Dwelling Units - 2022
Future Land Use Map - Updated 2023
Comprehensive Plan

Mission Statement
Our mission is to provide the most reliable, efficient and friendly customer services to our citizens, stakeholders and other staff members.  Through team work, we will build unrivaled partnerships with and value both clients and taxpayers, through the knowledge, creativity, and dedication of our staff.  We will strive to foster growth through innovation, modernization, technology, and the use of staff talent and resources to improve the lives of citizens within the City of New Richmond.