Michael Rambousek
Planning Director

General Contact Information: 1971 Washington St. 53024-0125, (262) 375-5303, (262) 375-5304 (fax)

Comprehensive Plan: Plan Update has begun, the completion is expected in 2008.

Basic process of approval or denial of a development plan:

1st  Architectural Board Review

2nd Plan Commission Review

3rd Village Board Approval

TIF Districts: Yes, there are 3 TIF districts currently still open.

Redevelopment Aid: Yes, the Village of Grafton is willing to offer certain aid for redevelopment depending on the project. Some examples include: a revolving loan fund for small businesses, downtown facade improvement grants, and sign grants.


– Costco, Best Buy, and Kohl’s Department Store located at the Northeast Corner of Sate Highway 60 and North Port Washington Road.

– Schmit Retail Building will be 19,000 s.f. It is located 1205-49 Port Washington Road and developed by Rick Schmit Construction, the project is near completion.

– Grafton Village Center, 35,000 square feet of retail and office space is now open in the downtown.

– Sendik’s Grocery Store is now complete at the Northwest corner of Wisconsin Avenue and First.

– A new Walgreen’s has now been constructed at the Southwest corner of Falls Road and Wisconsin Avenue.

Fee Schedule: $200 + $500 deposit + the cost of staff time billed at $50 per hour

Time Schedule for Plan Approval: The Village of Grafton estimates the time it takes from initial review to final approval to be 45 to 60 days.

Building or Growth Moratoria: There are no building or growth moratoria in place now.

Environmental Issues: There are not any environmental issues in the Village of Grafton of any particular significance.

Single Development Department: Yes, the Planning and Development Department is in contact with developers through the entire development process.

Internet Connection:

– Full Municipal Code

– Basic Map

– Meeting Schedules for various committees/commissions including agendas and minutes

– Contact Informati

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