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Typically, an occupancy permit is all that is required to open a new businesses in an existing building. However, if the proposed use is not a permitted use for the zoning district in which the property is located, additional steps may be needed.
Typically, as long as the business is a permitted use and meets all zoning requirements, Architectural Control Board will be required. Contact the Department of Community Development to determine if other Board approvals are necessary. Interior and exterior renovations will also require all applicable permits from the Building Department.
View common applications needed for opening a business in Menomonee Falls.
Meeting dates and deadlines can be determined by using the Village's 2021 meeting calendar (PDF) or 2022 meeting calendar (PDF) . The Plan Commission meets once a month with a deadline of about six weeks before the meeting, and Architectural Control Board meets once a month with a deadline of about four weeks before the meeting.
View the Village zoning map and if you have additional questions regarding the specific zoning for your parcel, please contact the Department of Community Development.
View the water sources map (PDF) of Village properties serviced by municipal water. If you have additional questions regarding municipal water, please call the Department of Community Development.