Downtown Fond du Lac Business Guides

Looking to open, relocate or expand your business? Downtown Fond du Lac is poised for dynamic growth that will impress you. Major investment by the public and private sectors are getting the attention of commercial and residential developers. Now is the time for you to consider downtown Fond du Lac as the place to expand your business.

Downtown Fond du Lac Design Guidelines

The Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership’s Design Review Board has authored, “Design Guidelines, A Guide to Building Rehabilitation, Renovation and New Construction”. The Design Guidelines are the result of collaborative work between the Downtown Fond du Lac Partnership’s Design Review Board and the City of Fond du Lac Community Development Department. The guidelines will be used in evaluating DFP facade grant applications and for proposals for changes to downtown properties. It is the hope of the DFP that property and business owners will use these guidelines to make decisions that will enhance their property and the district overall.

IGNITE! Business Success

A Resource Network for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

It’s all about who you know. We have a lot of WHOSs for you to know. IGNITE! Business Success is a network of 18 entrepreneurs resource providers who have rallied together to deliver a higher level of service consistency and support for start-ups and growing businesses in Fond du Lac County.

Business Improvement District (BID) Map

In 1999, the council received approval from downtown property owners to create a Business Improvement District (BID), and the initial Operating Plan was approved by the Fond du Lac City Council. District boundaries are, roughly, Main Street from Follett Street on the north to Ninth Street on the south, and encompassing several side streets east and west of Main.