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Waukesha County Announces Public Open House on Creation of Downtown Okauchee Zoning District


Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use and the Town of Oconomowoc invite the public to an open house to discuss the creation of a Downtown Okauchee Zoning District and proposed amendments to the Waukesha County Shoreland & Floodland Protection Ordinance on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 between 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Oconomowoc Town Hall, located at W359 N6812 Brown Street, Oconomowoc.

 

“The cooperative planning effort provides a great opportunity to examine existing zoning codes and recommend adjustments to enhance the ability of downtown Okauchee to attract businesses and customers to a vibrant downtown area,” said Director of Parks and Land Use Dale Shaver. 

 

Representatives from Waukesha County and the Town of Oconomowoc will be available to discuss the zoning district proposal and the ordinance amendments. They will also gather input and comments from the public. Exhibits will be on display showing the recommendations of the advisory committee. The meeting will be an open-house format with no formal presentation.

 

Residents, business owners, town officials, lake district members, building contractors, developers, and others that would like to learn more or offer input regarding the proposed District are encouraged to attend this meeting and provide feedback. For more information on the project location and provisions, view the “News and Events” tab at www.waukeshacounty.gov/planningandzoning.

 

Oconomowoc Town Hall is ADA accessible. Accommodation requests should be filed 48 hours before the meeting at 920-474-4449 to make arrangements. Hearing-impaired citizens may request an interpreter via the Wisconsin Telecommunications Relay system (1-800-WI-RELAY) at least three working days prior to the meeting.

 

About the Department of Parks & Land Use

The Waukesha County Department of Parks & Land Use, working through a combination of collaboration, education and regulation is dedicated to fostering economic development, sound land use, and the protection, enhancement and enjoyment of the County’s natural resources and health of its citizens.