Manager of Planning & Zoning
General Contact Information: 807 Center Ave. 53081-4442, (920) 459-3377, (920) 459-3919 (fax)
Comprehensive Plan: The City of Sheboygan has finished its Comprehensive Plan for future growth. It is available for purchase from the City.
Basic process of approval or denial of a development plan:
• 1st Pre-development meeting with Staff to discuss the following: land use procedures, application requirements, fees, deadlines, Plan Commission & Common Council dates, issues and concerns of proposed developments, conditions of approval, zoning and other local regulations, and design issues.
• 2nd Submit application – complete application with site plan, floor plan, fees, etc.
• 3rd Plan Commission / Common Council Review of application – approve, conditionally
TIF No. 3 (1988) Business Park, projected to close 2012. Beginning Value $935,600. Current Value (2006) $48,685,500
TIF No. 5 (1991) Small Industrial District (Paper Box), projected to close in 2012.
Beginning Value (1991) $1,050,600: Current Value (2006) $54,100.
TIF No. 6 (1992) South Pier (Great Lakes), Rockline, Marina, projected to close in 2022. Beginning Value (1992) $20,092,900. Current Value (2006) $86,363,300.
TIF No. 7 (1994) Industrial District (Nemschoff), projected to close in 2014. Beginning Value (1994) $3,113,100: Current Value (2006) $4,179,700.
TIF No. 8 (1994) Industrial/Commercial (Taylor Dr. & Washington Ave.) projected to close in 2008. Beginning Value (1994) $7,514,000: Current Value (2006) $21,047,600
TIF No. 10 (1997) Water Street Renewal is for housing projects, projected to close in 2019. Beginning Value (1997) $3,250,600: Current Value (2006) $14,436,100.
TIF No. 11 (1998) Conoco Site for environmental remediation and commercial development, project to close in 2020. Beginning Value (1998) $3,386,200: Current Value (2006) $19,371,700.
TIF No. 12 (2000) Redevelopment Authority loan and remediation grant to developer for construction of office building in the downtown, project close in 2026. Beginning Value (2000) $3,658,900: Current Value (2006) $4,598,900
Redevelopment Aid: The City of Sheboygan offers a Sign Grant.
– South Pier District-Redevelopment.
– Various additions and ongoing new development in the Sheboygan Business District.
1) Text Amendment $150
2) Zoning Map Amendmen $150
3) Special Use $50
4) Conditional Use $150
5) Temporary Use $0
6) Sign Permit $50 min.
7) Site Plan $50
8) Variance $150
9) Appeal $150
10) Possible Professional Consultant Review Fees – planners, engineers, architects, attorneys, environmental specialists, recreation specialists, and other experts.
Time Schedule for Plan Approval: The average amount of time from submittal to final approval for a new development depends:
– 2 weeks to 1 month if it was a straight forward request
– 1 month – 3 months if map amendment and land use approval is necessary
– 3 months – 6 months if annexation and other variable issues are a concern.
Building or Growth Moratoria: There are no building or growth moratoria in place now.
Environmental Issues: The City of Sheboygan cites Brownfield and the Sheboygan River has the two most important environmental issues that would affect development.
Single Development Department: The Departments of City Development, Building, and Engineering all work together for commercial developments.
Internet Connection: www.ci.sheboygan.wi.us
– Full Municipal Code
– Link to Sheboygan Harbor Center & Downtown Riverfront
– Link to the South Pier Project
– Basic maps
– Meeting Schedules for various committees/commissions including agendas & minutes
– Contact Information