Community Development

Welcome to the Community!

Brillion is a full service community! We have 24 hour a day police, fire, and rescue services. There are over 30 acres of public parks and endless miles of hiking trails. Brillion's Community Development Department is here to help you discover why quality of life is serious business in Brillion.

City AdministratorLori Gosz
130 Calumet Street
Brillion, WI  54110

Phone:  (920) 756-2250

Email:  admin@ci.brillion.wi.us

Our mission is to deliver programs, administer regulations, and provide resources to:

  • Present Brillion as a leader in the area in which to live and do business
  • Promote comprehensive and smart growth concepts to ensure land use compatibility and quality built environments
  • Enhance and diversify the tax base through new construction and reinvestments in existing areas
  • Support improvements in the housing stock and advance the quality of our neighborhoods
  • Partner with the community in initiatives that promote Brillion as a vibrant area and improve the lives of Brillion's citizens.

Please visit our program areas for more detailed information on the resources of the Community Development Department.

Calumet County's tourism sector focus on nature based tourism and agri-tourism. For more information visit TravelCalumet.com.  Calumet County is a member of the Wisconsin Counties Association, which has regional economic development organizations known as International Trade, Business and Economic Development Councils (ITBECs). The East Central Regional ITBEC focuses primarily on tourism and promotes four counties via their Travel the Lakes promotion.

Business Revitalization Zero-Interest Loan Program
The City of Brillion has developed a Business Revitalization Zero-Interest Loan Program.  This loan program provides incentives to stimulate visible reinvestment in City of Brillion businesses. Property owners are encouraged to consider improvements that incorporate the surrounding community.  These improvements should create a cohesive, inviting environment.

The program provides dollars for actual project costs up to $8,000 per property address, to commercial property owners and/or merchants for exterior building and site improvements.  Priority will be given to façade restoration projects within the downtown commercial district.  Approved projects will be funded on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are expended. 

For more information click here to view the Business Revitalization Zero-Interest Loan Program Manual, Business Revitalization Zero-Interest Loan Program Eligibility Criteria, Business Revitalization Zero-Interest Loan Program Brochure, and Business Revitalization Zero-Interest Loan application form.

Downtown Redevelopment

The Redevelopment Authority is Brillion’s leading Downtown redevelopment authority. Eliminating blight and enhancing the downtown environment it their top priority. If you would like more information or are interesting in becoming a member of the RDA please contact Lori Gosz, at admin@ci.brillion.wi.us

Long Term Plans

Click here to view the City of Brillion Comprehensive Plan