Milwaukee County Parks

Community Project Requests

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How to Initiate a Project With Milwaukee County Parks

Thank you for your interest in improving Milwaukee County Parks! We have a few avenues to make it easy for you to make a project request and understand our most common request processes. Use the forms below to submit a project request. Most requests are reviewed twice a year, so anticipate submitting your request several months in advance of your desired schedule.

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Park Improvements

Park improvement projects may range from renovating a roof to constructing an entire, new facility. If you would like to propose a project, you will need to complete this form.

Spring Submission Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020 

Fall Submission Deadline: Aug. 10, 2020

Park Improvement Project Form

The sPARK Matching Fund is not available for 2020.

Land Utilization

(includes Small Cell/Wireless Facilities Projects)

If you are looking to access park land for an easement or memorandum of understanding (MOU) in a specific location for a specific purpose, you must complete a request form. Requests frequently come from our utility partners in the energy, water management, and conservation sectors, as well as the construction industries.

Winter Submission Deadline: Jan. 8, 2020 (spring review determination by Feb. 7)

Spring Submission Deadline: April 3, 2020 (spring review determination by May 1)

Summer Submission Deadline: July 3, 2020 (summer review determination by Aug. 7)

Fall Submission Deadline: Oct. 2, 2020 (fall review determination by Nov. 6)

Land Utilization Request Form

Submissions for Small Cell/Wireless Facilities are accepted year-round 

Small Cell/Wireless Facilities Request Form

Land Donations

To leave a legacy, you may wish to donate land that supports a long-term Milwaukee County Parks objective, such as connecting park sites, preserving a natural area or expanding access to an underserved area. While we are not currently working to dramatically expand our footprint, occasionally an opportunity surfaces that we can’t refuse. If you are interested in donating a parcel of land, you will need to complete this form. 

Land Donation Form


9480 W. Watertown Plank Road
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(414) 257-PARK (7275)

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