A new development planned on the south end of
Washington Avenue in Cedarburg could house
retail shops and a restaurant.
CEDARBURG — Concord Development owner Andrew Petzold
plans to build a multitenant building just south of the
Walgreens drug store in Cedarburg.
The city’s Plan
Commission last week unanimously approved the plan and a
conditional use permit for a restaurant that would
occupy a northern space.
vacant parcel and the once-vacant Walgreens lot on
Washington Avenue and Zeunert Street were created by
combining several non-conforming lots into two buildable
ones, said City Planner Jon Censky, adding that access
and drainage requirements were initially addressed for
both lots when the Walgreens project was developed.
approximate 7,000square-foot development consists of a
multi-tenant building that will be set back from
Washington Avenue by about 148 feet. It will include 27
parking stalls at the front of the building and an
additional 21 parking spaces in the back. Plans also
detailed a one-way traffic lane that would extend from
the front parking lot along the south end of the
building and wrap around the east end, ultimately
leading to a drive-thru window on the north side of the
Architectural plans showed a complementary design to the
Walgreens building with a matching color scheme and with
a similar design and use of materials.
“They propose an attractive brick building with
accenting stone material at the corners and limestone
CMU concrete block above,” according to the plans.
Further, pre-finished bronze aluminum canopies would sit
above the entryways and dark spandrel glass windows will
dominate the western elevations.
Concord Development included an outdoor seating area for
the restaurant at the northwest corner in its plans that
would be enclosed by a 48-inch high dark bronze
Exterior lighting will include three pole-mount fixtures
in the front and two in the back lot. Three wall-mounted
fixtures will illuminate the building. Other lighting
will include sconce lights, surface lights under the
entrance awnings and decorative wall lights, the plans
shared drive with Walgreens is planned, which will allow
access at the north end and combine with the Citgo Super
Sales gas station to the south.
Commissioners and city staff recommended approval
subject to the following conditions:
Engineering department review and approval of the
grading, drainage and erosion control plans.
City Building Inspector review and approval of the
The building shall have a fire alarm system installed
Parking stalls shall be 180 square feet in size.
The curbing at the south driveway shall be extended to
the back of the sidewalk along Washington Avenue.
Impact fees will be due at the time of building permit
Currently, Petzold is seeking retailers interested in
leasing 7,057 square feet of vacant space, which could
at a minimum be divided into 1,449-square-foot sections,
according to a recent advertisement.
development would offer a direct, private entrance, wall
signage and monument signage on Washington Avenue.
Denise Seyfer can be reached at