Sturgeon Bay's Joint Review Board has given unanimous approval to creating a tax incremental district to help spur development on the city's west waterfront.
The board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve both the project plan and the boundaries for Tax Incremental District No. 4.
Mayor Thad Birmingham, the City of Sturgeon Bay's representative on the panel, says one question that came up was whether the district would still be viable even without a hotel.
The board also approved a resolution to take six parcels out of TID No. 2 and add them to TID No. 4.
The City Council signed off on the plan March 19.
The city adopted the West Waterfront Area Redevelopment Plan & Implementation Strategy in September 2011 to revitalize the waterfront area on the west side of the city between the two downtown bridges. Some of the proposed developments include a four seasons market, brew pub & restaurant, and a franchise brand hotel.
Birmingham says the city continues to seek a developer for the project.