Trick-or-Treating & Halloween Party: TOWN OF DELAVAN & Waters Edge Community-Wide Trick-or-Treating Halloween Afternoon Sunday, October 31 @12-3pm All are encouraged to make plast to stop by the new Waters Edge Event Center for Trick-or-Treating between 12pm-3pm on Halloween!  HALLOWEEN PARTY @Waters Edge 1220 South Shore Drive Halloween Sunday, October 31 @3pm-5pm The Town of Delavan invites all ages (residents and non-residents) for a special Halloween Party on Halloween, Sunday,  October 31 @3-5pm inside Waters Edge!


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News & Notices

Welcome to the Town of Delavan!

Delavan, Wisconsin

Welcome to the Town of Delavan...

...where the living is as good as the fishing!

Where you can kick back, relax, and enjoy the waters of Delavan Lake. There’s something for everyone here. And everyone is welcome, whether you’re just stopping in, or staying for good. Come explore our town, rich in scenery, history, shops, parks, recreational activities, dining, and destinations.

Brush and Yard Waste Drop Off Hours

Monday - Thursday @7am-3:30pm

Saturdays (May through October) @7am-11am

Is there a Difference between the Town or City of Delavan?

Yes. The Town of Delavan is our town, which, for the most part, surrounds Lake Delavan and the inlet and includes businesses like the Village Supper Club, Waterfront, the Inn Between, Delavan Lake Yacht Club, JoJo's Pizza, The Dancing Horses, Scoop's Place, Lollipups, Gage Marine, Delavan Lake Resort, Rig-a-Tony's, Bronze Bootique, the Kringle Company, The Opry House, Boxed & Burlap, and much more.

The City of Delavan includes Lake Lawn Resort, Walmart, Lowes, Kohl's, WI School for the Deaf, Delavan-Darien School District, and the area on the brick road near Romeo, the Elephant Statue, to name just a few.

Contact Information

Town Hall Phone  (262)728-3471

Administrator   [email protected]

Treasurer  [email protected]

Town Clerk   [email protected]

The Gate House | Community Park | Boat Launch  262-740-2335

Police Department (Non-Emergency) 262-728-8787

Fire Department  262-728-3780

Public Works  262-728-6411 [email protected]

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Visit us at the Town Hall

5621 Town Hall Road,  Delavan, Wisconsin 53115

Town Hall Hours

Monday - Friday - 8:30am - 4:30pm
We are Closed on Saturdays and Sundays. 

Drop Box

Please consider using our drop box - located on the right side of the Town Hall, between the Town Hall and the Police Department - to drop off correspondence after hours.

Do you need a Notary?

The Town of Delavan has a number of notaries on staff, to assist you.

Please call 262-728-3471 to schedule an appointment.

Open Records Requests

If you would like to request any records, you must submit a formal Record Request. Please download and complete the "Request for Access to or Copy of Public Record" Form and return to Clerk McChristy at [email protected]

South Shore Drive Project a GO!

On July 21, 2021 the Town Board approved the South Shore Drive Road Project (5-0) and have awarded Wolf Paving the bid of Wolf Paving - $2,645,992 to complete the project. The project had been delayed until a Financial Audit was completed. Now that the audit is complete the project will resume, beginning at Bailey Road.

Residents of the surrounding area have the option to sign up for our automated construction update text service or call the Hotline – (262) 249-6544 – to receive the most recent construction update.

Sign up to receive text message updates:
Text the word:  roads   to #74121

Standard message and data rates apply. Project updates will be sent directly to your mobile device Or click the link below to be directed to the sign up page:

To stay abreast of the progress, please go to their website for more information:

The funding for the project will be a combination of monies that include a loan.  It will be a 2% note for 5 years with a balloon payment after five years. This would raise taxes approximately $16 per hundred thousand of assessed value.

The Board is looking in to various ways to reduce the cost to taxpayers. All agreed that the projected was a priority. The project is set to begin between July 28 and August 6, 2021.

Town of Delavan Assessment Roll 

Click Here for the Town of Delavan Assessment Roll for Notices


Who are Assessors? Why is my Property Tax so High?

What is a Revaluation?

A notice of NEW VALUE was sent out to Town of Delavan Residents on Monday, June 7, 2021.

It’s a revaluation so everyone, regardless of value change, will get a notice.

Questions About NEW VALUE Notice?

If you have any questions or concerns about this notice from Accurate Appraisal, please send all questions and differences in opinion to Accurate.

Call 800-770-3927 or email [email protected]

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Emergency Alert 09-17-2021: During the week of Sept 6-10, 2021, the Town of Delavan Police Department were notified of a rank smell in many parts of the area. Officers investigated and Chief Clark confirmed, on this day, 9/17/21, that the smell is from local farmers spreading liquid manure. While the smell is much more sour than usual, the smell is confirmed to be liquid manure. - Town of Delavan