WAUKESHA — The
Plan Commission has signed off on a plan for a new dog boarding and
day care facility dubbed Dog City on the city’s far south side.
voted 7-0 on Wednesday to approve the preliminary site plan for the
7,000-square-foot building expected to be constructed sometime this
year on a 1.5-acres parcel on Venture Court inside the Waukesha
Corporate Center business park at Highway 59 and Center Road.
The project also
calls for a 1,200-square-foot outdoor exercise area in the rear of
Members of the
Greg Graf family, who are opening the business, said Wednesday that
they hope to open sometime in October.
also considered a number of other requests on Wednesday, including a
revised driveway plan for Coast Car Wash, which is currently being
constructed on the northwest corner of Arcadian Avenue and Les Paul
Parkway; and a plan to use a series of outdoor shipping containers
at Waukesha North High School, 2222 Michigan Ave. for storage.
As part of the
plan, school facilities staff would be able to replace up to three
dilapidated sheds that are currently on the property, including two
highly visible sheds on Summit Avenue. The proposal would place two
of the storage containers behind the away-team bleachers at the
stadium, with the other being placed behind the home team bleachers.
screen the bleachers from the view of nearby residences, planning
concerns that the metal containers might become rusty due to
Wisconsin’s weather, the high school’s facilities manager Josh
Wensing said the units would undergo routine maintenance, just like
all infrastructure at the school.
“We don’t want
anything rusted out on our property,” Wensing said. “I think we have
found a solution that is going to be longstanding.”