Comprehensive Pan


The Comprehensive Plan is a long-range guide to the physical development of the Village.   It establishes an overall vision along with directions related to economic development, land use, downtown, community facilities, roads, trails and parks, and other components. 


Comprehensive Plan Volumes 1 and 2 (Adopted by the Village Board on 12/20/2016)

Public Participation Strategy (Describes how Village will foster participation in the plan update process)

Project Timeline (focuses on recent and upcoming meetings to guide the plan update process)

Prioritization Exercise Results (from early meetings to establish a vision and priority initiatives for the Plan)

                                Village Plan Commission

                                Community Development Authority

                                Historic Preservation Committee

                                Chamber Board

                                Extraterritorial Zoning Committee 


New Glarus was established as a Swiss Colony in 1845 and incorporated as a Village in 1901. The Village has retained its Swiss charm with Alpine-style architecture, ethnic festivals and Swiss delicacies. The Village is located in beautiful Green County in south central Wisconsin. We are just 28 miles south of Madison and 17 miles north of Monroe on State Highway 69.


  319 2nd Street
    PO Box 399
    New Glarus, WI 53574

(608) 527-2510

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed