DELAFIELD — A property owner’s request Wednesday to
change the character of a residential property resulted
in a robust discussion of what is needed to receive a
conditional-use permit in Delafield.
Applicant Robert Woeste came to the Plan Commission with
a proposal to raze a dilapidated single-family home at
1712 Milwaukee St. and, in its place, have a multifamily
residential building constructed.
property, with access to Lake Nagawicka, is already
zoned for multifamily use under Delafield’s municipal
code. It is situated between the South Shore
Condominiums and Fishbone’s Restaurant.
While commissioners heartily backed approving a
certified survey map, calling for the consolidation of
three separate parcels into one, a second part of the
application — issuance of the conditional- use permit —
was roundly denied.
Alderman and Commissioner Tim Aicher moved to deny the
permit, which would have been an important mechanism
toward making physical changes to the property.
Aicher’s primary concern was a lack of details.
have a piece of property here with potential,” Aicher
said. “This is so fuzzy. I don’t know what we’d be
Mayor and Commission Chair Michele DeYoe seconded
just uncomfortable voting on this without those
details,” DeYoe said.
Although commissioners denied Woeste’s request for a
conditional-use permit, several pointed out the motion
could be reversed once additional details for the site
come into focus.
wouldn’t walk away from this thinking this won’t
happen,” Commissioner Jim Reiher said. “We just need
In other business, the commission:
Recommended Delafield Presbyterian Church’s proposal to
relocate an existing playground from the northwest
corner of the property, 1851 Genesee St., to the
northeastern portion. Local Eagle Scout Michael Keefe is
overseeing the project.
Planner Roger Dupler recommended the proposal for
reasons including greater safety and practicality for
the youngsters using the playground.
the commission’s backing in place, the full Common
Council will vote on the proposal at its next meeting on
Approved the relocation of Delafield Wellness’ practice
within a multitenant commercial building at 524
clinic, offering psychotherapy and other holistic
practices, is moving from Suite 207 within the complex
to Suite 308. No changes have been made to the hours of
operation or other items under the city’s previously
issued conditional-use permit.
Approved a conditional-use permit for a new medical
office, Gallagher Integrative Family Medicine, at 814
Genesee St. Applicants Bruce and Rebecca Gallagher plan
to operate the practice from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Approved plans to alter the storefront of a business at
636 Milwaukee St. so the exterior includes the
building’s original historic façade.
Dupler said the alterations will reflect the stone
building’s character and they conform with the Downtown
District’s design guidelines.