Planning & Zoning

The City Planning and 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. Planning enables civic leaders, business interests and citizens to play a meaningful role in West Allis' development.

The City Planning and 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:

ArCome In Were Open Opens in new windowe 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!

The City Planning and Zoning Division provides staff support for the Board of Appeals, Plan Commission, Historical Commission and the Safety and Development Committee.