Forms, applications, criteria and checklists for making decisions — May 2008

May 28, 2008@ T. Menasha, Topic: Using forms, applications, criteria and checklists, and gathering technical information to make consistent and informed decisions

PLEASE NOTE – there were more resources handed out at the Network meeting than found here. If you are looking for something specific, please call.

Discussion Outline 5-28-08 – (1 page, 50 KB)

Conditional Use Samples/Resources

Sample Findings of Fact for Zoning Change and Conditonal Use (4pages,48KB)

City of Marshfield Conditional Use Permit Application at

Town of Little Suamico Conditional Use Review Application (2 pages, 72 KB)

Town of Menasha B-4 and B-5 Town Conditional Use Application at

Conditional Use section of Town of Wilson Zoning Ordinance – See pages 28-38, Note the detail in the descriptions (101 pages, 379KB)

Town of Holland, Home Occupation CUP standards (2 pages, 11 KB)

Notice of decision on Conditional Use Application, Waushara County (4 pages, 31.5 KB)

Rezoning Samples/Resources

Town of Stiles Rezone process communication piece(1 page, 50 KB)

Town of Mukwonago application for zoning permit- at

Sample Plan Action Consistency Tool for rezones (4 pages, 106 KB) (for more information on developing a similar tool for your community, contact Catherine Neiswender @ 232-1972.

Notice of decision for zoning change application, Waushara County (2 pages, 13 KB)

Land Division (CSM/Plat Review) Samples/Resources

Town of Stiles CSM Review process communication piece (1 page, 47 KB)

Village of Richfield Preliminary-Final Plat Application

Waushara County Resolution regarding variance application, (3 pages, 70 KB)

Notice on Decision for Variance Application, Waushara County (2 pages, 13 KB)

Communication Tools – Samples

Winnebago County Frequently Asked Questions 

Town of Menasha website 

Sample of forms online – Town of Black Wolf

Useful websites for resources, data and information:

Sample Forms can also be found in the Plan Commissioner’s Handbook, 2nd Ed.

Winnebago County GIS Viewer and Property Profiler

East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

American Planning Association

Planning Commissioners Journal

If you would like a hard copy set of any of these resources please contact me directly at