Planning and Community Development

Director of Planning and Community Development
Robert L. Jakel, AICP
Phone: 920-766-6315
Fax: 920-766-6324
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Planning/Engineering Technician
Jason Holmes
Phone: 920-766-6315
Fax: 920-766-6324
Email

Executive Secretary
Julianne Schroeder
Phone: 920-766-6315
Fax: 920-766-6324
Email

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Planning
201 W. Second Street
P.O. Box 890
Kaukauna, WI 54130-0890
Phone: 920-766-6315
Fax: 920-766-6324
Email

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


Mission Statement
Promote orderly growth and economic development for the City of Kaukauna.

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Commerce Crossing
Commerce Crossing Informational Brochure

Commerce Crossing - Protective Covenants
Protective Covenants for the Commerce Crossing development at Highway 41 and Highway 55.

Comprehensive Plan
Y2Kaukauna - A Comprehensive Plan for Year 2000 and Beyond. (This is a large document and will load slowly)

Economic Development Business Loan Program
An information packet and application for the Economic Development Business Loan Program in conjunction with the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Kaukauna (R.A.C.K.)

First Time Homebuyers Program Packet
An overview of the First Time Homebuyers Program guidelines, an application and a map showing the targeted program area. Please note that there are currently no funds available for this program.

Municipal Zoning Code Chapter 17
The following is Chapter 17 of the Municipal Zoning Code.

Open Space and Recreation Plan
Our Open Space and Recreation Plan for 2010 through 2015 including exhibits.

Plan Commission Review Application
Use this form to apply for a change in zoning, a Certified Survey Map, a Special Exception Permit, or a Preliminary and/or Final Subdivision Plat.

Sign Code

Trees for the Living Program Brochure

Variance Application
Application for a variance to the City's Municipal Building Code to be presented before the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Zoning Map
A map showing the specific zoning districts within the City of Kaukauna.

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COMBINED NOTICE OF FINDINGS - RELEASE OF FUNDS

East Central has completed an Environmental Review (ER).  East Central has received professional comments from various State, Federal, and local agencies.  The next step needed is to offer a review and public comment period. Please click here to view the public notice.

First Time Homebuyers Program
The City of Kaukauna offers a financial assistance program to low to moderate income first-time homebuyers in the amount of $2,500 to be used towards closing costs or down payments. The loan carries zero percent interest and payment is deferred until the home is sold, is no longer the applicants primary residence (rental) or the applicant exceeds low to moderate income guidelines. Contact Jason Holmes at (920)766-6315.

Industrial Park Network
The Planning Department maintains the Kaukauna Industrial Park Network comprised of four individual parks servicing a variety of businesses.

RACK Loans
The Redevelopment Authority of the City of Kaukauna (R.A.C.K.) offers financial assistance to businesses interested in locating or expanding in the City. Please contact Bob Jakel at (920)766-6315 for more information.

Subdivision Review
Planning Department staff is available to review proposed residential developments within the City. Along with the City Plan Commission, staff checks proposed plats for code compliance, drainage, lot and street layout.

PACE Loans
Low interest loans are available to assist businesses in the implementation of energy efficient improvements.  The loans are available through the PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) loan program in conjunction with FOCUS on Energy and Kaukauna Utilities.

What is the First Time Homebuyer Program?
The City of Kaukauna offers a financial assistance program to low to moderate income first time homebuyers in the amount of $2,500 to be used towards closing costs or down payments. The loan carries zero percent interest and payment is deferred until the home is sold, is no longer the applicants primary residence (rental) or the applicant exceeds low to moderate income guidelines. For more information, please contact Jason Holmes at 766-6315.

When are Plan Commission meetings held and how much notice do I have to give to be included on the agenda?
Plan Commission meetings are held on an as needed basis the Thursday after the first and third Tuesday (Council Meeting) of the month.

If you have an item you would like included on the agenda, please contact the Planning Department the Friday prior to the meeting, before noon, with any information you would like included in the Commissioner packets.

For more information,please contact Julie Schroeder at 920-766-6315.

Where can I get detailed information on the Industrial Park Network?
Click here to go directly to the Industrial Park Network page on this site or contact Bob Jakel for specific information.