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Lunch & Learn Summer Series

In an effort to better equip the development community with understanding the permitting process in the City of Milwaukee, the Lunch & Learn Summer Series will explore current development opportunities and challenges. Mark your calendars to join us!

Sessions for 2019 will be posted soon.

 


 

 

View 2018 sessions below.

View 2018 Lunch & Learn Summer Series flyer.

 Funding Resources

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Learn about economic development and funding resources available from the City and its partners to boost your project.

  • Brownfield funds
  • Commercial corridor grants
  • MEDC (Milwaukee Economic Development Corp.)
  • NIDC (Neighborhood Improvement Dev. Corp.)

View video of this session.

 Zoning

Monday, June 11, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Learn the fundamentals of the zoning code, what uses are allowed and how to better navigate it.

  • What is the purpose of zoning
  • Structure of zoning code
  • Resources for site specific info 

View video of this session.

View Zoning slideshow.

 City Approvals

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Learn about City approval processes, timelines, special zoning regulations and how to work with various departments in the permitting process.

  • Licensing (bars/taverns/restaurants)
  • City Plan Commission
  • BOZA (Board of Zoning Appeals)

View video of this session.

View Licensing slideshow.

View City Plan Commission slideshow.

 Occupancy

Monday, August 20, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Learn about some of the challenges to obtaining occupancy permits and how to better work with building and zoning codes in determining occupancy.

  • City process
  • Types of occupancies
  • Proposed uses

View video of this session.

View Occupancy slideshow.

 Basic Building Code

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Go back to the basics and learn more about code.

  • How different uses impact building code requirements
  • Broad understanding of new construction and existing buildings

View video for this session.

View Building Code slideshow.

 DPW

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

Learn more about how to work with the Department of Public Works to maximize your project outcomes.

  • Public right of way concerns
  • Permissions and process

View video for this session.

 

 

 

SESSIONS ARE FREE
Please bring your own lunch.

Sessions are held in the first floor board room of 809 N. Broadway (near the Development Center).

 

AS PRESENTED BY:

  • Office of Mayor Tom Barrett
  • Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS)
  • Department of City Development (DCD)
  • LISC Milwaukee


ON BEHALF OF ACRE ALUMNI:

  • Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs
  • Alderman Jose Perez
  • Alderman Khalif Rainey


RSVP / QUESTIONS:

Alex Walker
awalke@milwaukee.gov


Reduced rate parking is available at the Milwaukee Center (SW corner of E. Kilbourn & N. Water). Parking is validated at the first floor Information Booth in City Hall.