The Department of Development is charged with all economic and business development functions which include management of the city’s incentive programs, the downtown Business Improvement District, the Redevelopment Authority, Tax Incremental Finance districts, and business outreach. It includes and oversees the divisions of building inspection, aeronautics (municipal airport), geographic information systems, and planning and zoning- which includes erosion control management, sign administration, plan commission, and subdivision administration..
To provide and promote a positive balanced approach towards economic and community growth. This is accomplished through being:
A unified and innovative approach to economic and community development that streamlines development in a timely manner that is consistent with community standards.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Private Development Administration
West Bend Municipal Airport
Department of Development Contact Information
Name: Jay Shambeau
Title: City Administrator
Address: 1115 S. Main Street West Bend, WI 53095
Location: City Hall
Phone: (262) 335-5122
Fax: (262) 335-5182