Planning & Development

The Village of Weston Planning and Development Department’s mission is to provide solution oriented services to the community through the application of professional skills, adopted plans, standards, and village codes and polices that facilitate the growth of the local economy, preserves the natural environment for current and future generations, enhances the quality of life promotes distinctive neighborhoods and a healthy community and involve citizens in decisions that affect them.

Our Guiding Principles:

  • Encourage public/private partnerships to direct the growth and development of the Village of Weston.
  • Achieve long-range goals based on consistent and equal implementation of Village Code and Policies.
  • Facilitating investment in, and enhancement of, the Village's residential, commercial, industrial, public and natural resources.
  • Remaining accessible to the public's right to open and respectful communication regarding Village policies and programs.
  • Providing oversight and carry out functions set forth in the Village's Subdivision Regulations and Zoning Code.
  • Preservation of property values.

In 2018, the Department underwent an audit of our services. The results of the Audit can be found in the document Land Development Review Services: An audit of services provided by the Village of Weston, May 7, 2018.


Comprehensive Plan

Schofield Avenue Corridor Plan

County Road X Corridor Plan

Weston Avenue Corridor Plan 

Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

Lower Eau Claire River Water Trail Vision Plan

Official Map

Housing Affordability Report - 2020 Update


Zoning Code [Section 94] - Village and Town of Weston ETZ Area

Official Zoning Map - Village and Town of Weston ETZ Area


Marathon County Online Records System

Economic Development

Business Resources

Starting a business in Weston

Weston Business Directory

Plan Commission

Agenda and Minutes

Calendar of Meetings

Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)

Agenda and Minutes

Calendar of Meetings

Joint Village & Town of Weston Extraterritorial Zoning Committee (ETZ)

Agenda and Minutes

Calendar of Meetings

Building Inspection

Building Permit Applications

Property Maintenance

Community Member's Guide

Nuisance Code

Animal Complaints

The Village Planning & Development Department does not handle animal complaints. They are handled through the Everest Metro Police Department and their contract with the Wausau Humane Officer, Ashlee Bishop. Please follow up with her on all issues. She can be reached at or via the EMPD non-emergency line at 715-359-4202.

Notification List for Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance Updates or Amendments

The Village of Weston maintains a Comprehensive Plan under Section 66.1001 and Zoning Ordinances under Wis. Stats. §§ 62.23 and 61.35, which it may wish to update or amend from time to time. Under State law, the Village must maintain a list of persons who submit a written or electronic request to receive notice of any proposed change to a comprehensive plan or zoning ordinance that affects the allowable use of the property owned by the person.

This notice is to persons wishing to add their names to this list. If added to such list, the Village is required to provide written notice, including a copy or summary of the proposed changes, to all such persons whose property, the allowable use of which, may be affected by the proposed change.

If you wish to be added to such list, please notify the Jennifer Higgins, Director, Village Planning and Development Department, 5500 Schofield Avenue, Weston, WI or indicating your preferred means of notice. Notice can be made by 1st class mail, electronic mail, voicemail or text message. The Village may charge each person on the list who receives a notice by 1st class mail a fee that does not exceed the approximate cost of providing the notice to the person.

Dated this 28th day of June, 2016.

Published: 6/28/16