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Welcome to the City of Appleton's Planning Division. We are committed to guiding our customers through the City's development review process. From concept to final product, our staff will work with you to achieve your desired project outcome. In addition, the City's Planning Division is responsible for administering and maintaining the City's Comprehensive Plan, researching land use regulations, and staffing the City's Plan Commission which reviews rezonings, annexations, Special Use Permits, and Plats. We look forward to helping you.


Meeting Dates


CityHallCity Plan Commission


303 N Drew StCity Historic Preservation Commission


NbrhdNeighborhood Program


Click "Forms & Documents" for Applications

  • Site Plan Review
  • Rezoning
  • Street/Alley Vacation
  • Special Use Permit
  • Land Division
  • Home Occupation
  • Comprehensive Plan Amendment
  • Public Art
Zoning Ordinance (Chapter 23 - Municipal Code)
Comprehensive Plan (2010-2030)
Future Land Use Map
Zoning information available through "My Neighborhood" and the GIS Property Viewer

Other Links:
Appleton's Building Inspection Division (Building Permits, Sign Permits, Zoning Enforcement)
GIS and Mapping Services (Interactive Map) 

Karen Harkness

Don Harp
Principal Planner

David Kress
Principal Planner

Jessica Titel 
Principal Planner

Contact: Karen Harkness - Director of Community and Economic Development
Phone: 920-832-6468
Fax: 920-832-5994
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Mailing Address: 100 N. Appleton Street
Appleton, WI 54911
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Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

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