Community Development

The Community Development Department focuses on next generation housing, retaining home grown talent, and community investment in Our Great Community, while also implementing the Washington County Site Redevelopment Program and Long Range and Strategic Plans.

Contact Us

  • Debora SielskiCommunity Development Director

    Community Development DepartmentPublic Agency Center
    Suite 2300
    333 E. Washington Street
    West Bend, WI 53095-2003

    Phone:262-335-4445Community Development Department

    Days Available:Monday - FridayHours Available:8:00am - 4:30pm

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Next Generation Housing

Working to resolve the housing issue and provide attainable quality housing opportunities for young professionals and build a diverse housing profile in the County.

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Brownfields Redevelopment

The Brownfields Site Redevelopment Program is transforming contaminated and blighted sites into productive reuse.

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Down Payment Incentive Program

Creating homeownership opportunities for people to live and work in Washington County through volunteering at participating non-profit organizations. 

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Long-Range and Strategic Plans

Information and links to Countywide long-range plans, strategic plans and reports.

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Social Capital Investment

Working together with local government leaders, as well as nonprofits, religious groups, and business sectors to build a strong community and connections among individuals.

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Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan

This plan presents the long-range goals and objectives for Washington County through the year 2050.