Livestock Facility Siting Review Board Decisions

This is a listing of all decisions by the Wisconsin Livestock Facility Siting Review Board in chronlogical order, by docket number and case name. You can see a brief summary of the decision here and follow links to records of the decisions.


Docket #

​Case Name

​Summary of Decision

​Records

​06-L-01

​Larson Acres Inc. v. Town of Magnolia

​October 20, 2006
Denied request for review on the grounds that the Board does not have authority to make a determination regarding a siting application's completeness and the Board can only review a local decision made to grant or deny an application.

​Livestock Facility Siting Review Board minutes

​07-L-01

​RE: Larson Acres v. Town of Magnolia

August 27, 2007
Upheld the challenge by affirming permit and certain conditions, and reversing multiple conditions imposed by the town

​Formal LFSRB decision, affirmed by the Wisconsin Supreme Court in Adams v. Wisconsin Livestock Facilities Siting Rev. Bd., 2012 WI 85

​07-L-02

​RE: Mark and Jane Brothen and Eugene and jeanne Dubord v. Vernon County

January 18, 2008
Denied request for review on the grounds that the LFSRB lacked jurisdiction, since the county elected not to require an application and approval for the proposed facility

Formal LFSRB decision

​08-L-01

​RE: Stradler v. Crawford County

April 18, 2008
Initially upheld the challenge to th epermit on the gounds that the nutrient management plan as part of the application was not complete, credible and internally consistent

June 3, 2008
Upon reconsideration, denied the challenge on the grounds that the applicant had properly calculated the amount of land available to spread the manure volumes calculated based on the maximum number of animals, as established by additional submissions, and had accordingly met the standards for nutrient management in ch. ATCP 51, Wis. Adm. Code

​Formal LFSRB decision

​08-L-02

​RE: Audrey Van Dyke v. Racine County

August 18, 2008
Upheld the challenge and invalidated the permit on the grounds that the nutrient management plan included as part of the application did not reflect that the amount of land available to spread the manure volumes calculated to be generated by the maximum number of animal units, meets the standard for nutrient management.

​Formal LFSRB decision

​09-L-01

​RE: Audrey Van Dyke v. Racine County

​May 18, 2009
Denied the challenge and affirmed the permit on the grounds that the inconsistencies in the plan did not overcome the presumption of compliance created by the checklist

Formal LFSRB decision

​10-L-01

​RE: Larson Acres v. Town of Magnolia

June 7, 2011
Upheld the challenge by affirming permit for expansion and certain conditions, and reversing multiple conditions imposed by the town

Formal LFSRB decision

​13-L-01

​RE: Gavin v. Town of Spring Valley

November 27, 2013
Dismissed appeal based on a lack of jurisdiction after the town decided to rescind the siting permit at a special meeting November 25, 2013

​Informal decision

​15-L-10

​Laufenberg v. Jackson County

​May 12, 2015
Jurisdication not granted because the Board does not have authority to deal with compliance monitoring and actions taken in response to a permit violation

Informal decision

​17-L-01
​Bonneville et al. v. Shawano County
November 15, 2017
Reversed conditional use permit issued by the county based on imposing invalid conditions

Formal LFSRB decision
​17-L-02
​Glenner v. Walworth County and Friemoth v. Walworth County
​Cross appeal filed by applicant and adjacent landowner
​Decision pending

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