Planning & Zoning

The typical plan approval process in the Town of Brookfield is summarized and outlined below. Please contact the Town Planner for further assistance and to discuss a specific project.

Project Approval Schedule
Approval Approving Body

Meeting
Date

Submittal
Deadline

Conceptual Approval Plan Commission

4th Tuesday
(Month 1)

One Week Prior
(4:00pm)

  Town Board

First Tuesday
(Month 2)

Preliminary Approval Architectural Control

2nd Wednesday
(Month 2)

One Week Prior
(4:00pm)

Plan Commission

4th Tuesday
(Month 2)

Final Approval Architectural Control

2nd Wednesday
(Month 3)

One Week Prior
(4:00pm)

Plan Commission

4th Tuesday
(Month 3)

Town Board

First Tuesday
(Month 4)

Waukesha County Shoreland Zoning Permit
(If applicable)
County
DSPS Plan Review State
Issuance of Building Permit Town

The Town Planner may allow requests for concurrent approvals (i.e.. Conceptual and Preliminary, or Preliminary and Final, or Conceptual, Preliminary and Final Approval) under certain circumstances (minor additions, small scale scope, et cetera).

Plan Submittal Requirements

  1. Conceptual Approval – 18 folded sets including a description of the use, a conceptual site plan describing site ingress and egress (traffic impacts), and circulation on the site.
  2. Preliminary Approval – 18 folded sets of all civil engineering elements of the site: grading, drainage, utilities and stormwater management (if applicable).
  3. Final Approval – 18 folded sets including architectural, lighting and landscaping.
  4. Digital copy shall be provided with each new submittal package, for presentation and archival purposes.