The list shows parcels in the City of Milwaukee that are property tax delinquent and that the City believes to be "brownfields" (that is, the City believes the parcels may be adversely affected by environmental contamination). (See Wisconsin Statute Section 560.13(1)(a), defining "brownfields" as "abandoned, idle or underused industrial or commercial facilities or sites, the expansion or redevelopment of which is adversely affected by actual or perceived environmental contamination").
The list of tax-delinquent brownfield parcels is an ever-changing. Sometimes the owners pay the delinquencies and the parcels drop, or will drop, from the list. Sometimes other parcels get added to the list as they go property tax delinquent. Because this list is ever changing, please double-check all information provided by contacting Matt Haessly at 286-5736 or Karen Dettmer at 286-5642.
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While the City does not own the parcels on the list, in the right circumstances, the City can cause title to be transferred to developers who are willing to improve the parcels.