Animals - Licensing & Stray's
The fee is:
$20.00 for altered dogs
$40.00 for unaltered dogs
You will also need proof of vaccination at time of registration.
According the Ordinance 10.03 1) (n) no you may not. The section reads as follows:
The keeping or harboring of any animal which causes the continuous annoyance and discomfort of surrounding neighbors so that their rest is broken, sleep is interrupted, or the reasonable use and enjoyment of their property disturbed, is a nuisance. Such animal may be taken into custody as provided in Subsection (k).
The keeping or harboring of chickens, turkeys, ducks or geese on any parcel or lot in any Residential District as defined in the Zoning Ordinances, Walworth County, Wisconsin, as the same may be amended from time to time.
Brush Pickup/Dropoff Site
Brush pickup starts the first Monday in May and ends in October. If the first Monday falls on a holiday it will start on Tuesday.
The Public Works Department goes up/down every street until they are finished.
- Crews are limited to 15 minutes per location.
- Pick up is for trimming of brush and trees, no fully cut trees (no bagged materials)
- Tree limbs cannot exceed six (6) inches in diameter
- No foreign material in pile (No rocks, steel, wire, metal, lumber, garbage, etc.)
- No leaves or grass clippings will be picked up.
No, only Town of Delavan Residents (Proof of Residency Required)
You must sign in at Town Hall before dumping or if before 8:30am sign in at the Public Works Department
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm
Saturday's May - October 7:00am - 11:00am
Closed - Sunday & Holidays
Brush Drop Off
The Town of Delavan drop off site will accept garden debris grass clippings, leaves and brush. (Limbs cannot exceed four (4) inches in diameter)
Will not accept stumps, concrete, logs or root balls etc.
Waste Oil Drop Off
The Town of Delavan is now accepting waste oil to be burned for energy recovery in our Public Works’ garage. Town residency is not required for this type of disposal; any waste oil is accepted as long as it’s free of antifreeze, gasoline, etc. Waste oil can be delivered to the Town Highway Garage location during regular business hours. Please register prior to drop off.
WE DO ACCEPT:
Air Conditioners, Washers, Dryers, Dishwashers, Refrigerators, Freezers, Stoves/Ovens, Hot Water Heaters
WE DO NOT ACCEPT:
TV’s, Tires, Microwaves, Anti-Freeze. Oil Based Paint (Walco Roundup only), Latex Paint (let dry and leave for garbage man), Logs, Stumps, Car Batteries
Acceptable burning includes outdoor cooking that is not dangerous to people or property and burning in furnaces, fireplaces, stoves, and other devices for that use.
The burning of dry combustible material and non-offensive yard waste is accepted from September 16th through June 14th each year as long as there is supervision by a person 18 years or older, not burning any closer than 25 feet from building or structures and 50 feet from any lake or stream and away from any highway. There must also be water or another device to put out the fire.
Contact: Steve Shoff – Park Harbor Master
An application can be obtained on our website (www.townofdelavan.com ) under Forms & Permits or How Do I.
Park – 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Beach – 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Boat Launch – 24/7
20 Ft. and Under Daily $11.75 Season Pass $117.50
Over 20 Ft. – 26 Ft.
Resident - Daily $14.25 Season Pass $142.50 - Resident
Non- Resident Daily $21.00 Season Pass $210.00
Over 26 Ft.
Resident -Daily $17.00 Season Pass $170.00
Non-Resident - Daily $24.75 Season Pass $247.50
Is there a parking fee at the Park?
No, but there is an admission fee.
$3.00 for adults
$2.00 for Children (6-12)
No, all you need is proof of residency (driver’s license, utility bill, tax bill, etc.) and you can receive a yearly pass for your automobile.
Permits can be obtained from the Town Clerk at Town Hall, the form can be found on our website (www.townofdelavan.com ) under Forms and Permits or How Do I?
Police Department/Municipal Court
No, they must be paid at the police department before your court date or at court on your court date.
No, the nearest DMV Service facility is in Elkhorn on Hwy 67 and Interstate 43
Yes, upon approval from the Chief of Police.
There is a $0.25 charge per page.
Contact the assessors office for an Open Book appointment:
PO Box 415
Menasha, WI 54592
After your Open Book appointment, if you are still not satisfied you need to fill out an objection form obtained from the clerk or on our website to attend the Board of Review.
Open Book and Board of Review are generally in the Spring of each year; with the exception when there is a revaluation it will be closer to fall when it is done.
Check the website calendar or notices for current dates.
Building permits are required prior to the start of construction. In addition to permits being required for the construction of a residential structure and all commercial buildings, permits are required for garages, sheds, accessory buildings, additions, alterations, permanent fences, decks, reroofing, demolition or razing of any building, electrical upgrades, and many other projects. If you have any questions, regarding whether your project requires a permit, call the Town at 262-728-3471 and ask for the Building Inspection Department. Failure to obtain a permit prior to start of work results in double the building inspection fees.
Building permits can be obtained at the Town Hall or with the Building Inspector.
Building Inspector hours are:
Tuesday and Thursday
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Make an appointment with a code enforcement officer at the Walworth County Land Use and Resource Management Department or visit the County website www.co.walworth.wi.us.
* Come into the office and look on the Ariel maps *There is a $30 fee if you need the zoning in writing.
A zoning permit is required for any construction, addition or alteration of any structure, including but not limited to sheds, carports, decks, patios, porches, dormers, towers, new or replacement retaining walls, entrance pillars and gates, shore-yard stairs and landings and shore-land vegetation removal or grading.
A zoning permit is required even if the structure exists and the person is replacing it.
No, as long as the fence does not exceed 4 feet in the street or shore yards and 6 feet in the side and rear yards. It is required to be at least 2 feet from the right of way and is not permitted to be greater than 2 feet in height in the vision triangle of an intersection. A fence in the shore-yard is not permitted to be a barrier to wildlife.
Yes, a County Zoning Permit and a County approved Land Disturbance and Erosion Control Plan and Permit are required.
Walworth County Zoning permits horses on land zoned A-1 (Prime Agricultural Land), A-2 (Agricultural Land), A-3 (Agricultural Land Holding), A-5 ( Agricultural-Rural Residential) and C-2 (Upland Resource conservation). Any building that has animals in them is required to be 100 feet from all property lines. Contact the Land Use
and Resource Management Office 262-741-4972.
Submit a completed zoning permit application form, plat of survey prepared by a registered land surveyor showing all existing and proposed structures and the fee. Additional material may be required for certain projects like building plans, grading plans. existing and proposed contours, etc. Construction started without permit approval will be charged a double fee.
Tax bills may arrive at your residence any time between December 1st and December 20th of each year.
The Town Hall is open Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM – 4:00PM. Check the calendar to see if special times and dates are available to pay your taxes.
Refuse & Recycling
Address: 1215 Klement St
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Address: 857 Comus Drive
Delavan WI 53115
No, they need to be recycled at a electronic recycler.
The nearest one is:
DP Electronic Recycling
Address: 540 E Centralia St
Elkhorn WI 53121
Monday thru Friday 8:30AM – 4:30PM
Except Holidays check the website calendar for Holiday hours
No, it is on a first come first serve basis.
Town Board meetings are always the third Tuesday of the month.
Committee of the Whole meets in general the second Monday of the month, please be sure to check the calendar for meeting time and date.
Annual Meeting is the third Tuesday in April.
Budget Meeting is 2nd Tuesday in November.