City Planning & Zoning
Under the guidance of the Plan Commission, the City Planning & Zoning division is responsible for land use decisions that promote the orderly development of the City. These decisions help create a community of lasting value that offers choices to our residents and businesses. Guided by staff and supported by public engagement, planning enables civic leaders, business interests and citizens to play a meaningful role in West Allis' development.
The City Planning & Zoning division works primarily with businesses and the development community on improvements to the built environment and quality of life impacts within West Allis. Services offered include:
- Comprehensive Planning
- Historic Preservation
- Land Divisions and Consolidations
- Sign Approvals
- Site, Landscaping and Architectural Plan Reviews
- Special Use Permits
- Zoning and Business Occupancy Reviews
- Zoning Code Oversight (Chapter 12 - Zoning)
Are you looking to open a business in West Allis? The City of West Allis has prepared a comprehensive Guide to Starting Your Business in the City of West Allis (PDF). This document outlines the potential steps and provides guidance to new or expanding businesses. As always, if you have any questions - Come In, We're Open!