Start a New Business

West Allis Welcomes New Businesses!

D_DEVINE_HEADSHOT-1Our City’s central location offers your business the prime opportunity to attract customers, to access the metro Milwaukee region, and to discover an unmatched labor force. To help facilitate the launch of your new business and expedite the business approval process, the City has created this online application to guide you through the various steps and necessary approvals you will need from City agencies, as you embark upon your new venture in our community.

From small neighborhood enterprises to leading international corporations, businesses are important to our community. Continuing progress is truly visible throughout the City; we have witnessed exceptional growth that has attracted new visitors and customers as well as valuable jobs to our family-safe neighborhoods. Community businesses support our accredited professional services, preserve our sound infrastructure and attract workers who call West Allis "home."


Mayor Dan Devine

Need more information? View our guide to opening a business in West Allis (PDF).

Apply online now to start your new business in West Allis