Being a Business in Elm Grove

Plan of Operation

All businesses within the Village of Elm Grove are required to have an approved Plan of Operation prior to opening. Plan of Operation applications (PDF) are reviewed by the Plan Commission. All application materials are due to the Village at least 20 business days prior to the scheduled meeting date. Please contact the zoning and planning administrator for information or questions at (262) 782-6700.

Conditional Use Permit

Some business types, depending on the applicable zoning district, require a conditional use permit to operate. Conditional Use Permit applications (PDF) are reviewed by the Plan Commission and Board of Trustees. All application materials are due to the Village at least 20 business days prior to the scheduled meeting date. Please consult the Village Code of Ordinances to determine permitted and conditional uses allowed within the specific zoning district in which you would like to operate. Please contact the zoning and planning administrator for information or questions at (262) 782-6700.

Temporary Signs

A business may be issued a temporary sign permit (PDF) up to four times per year. Each permit is valid for up to 15 days and cannot run consecutively. For further clarification, please contact the zoning administrator.