The Town Board meets on the second Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the Town Hall.
NOTE – 2017 Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. at the Town Hall.
The Town Clerk / Treasurer office hours at the town hall are Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and other times by appointment. If you need assistance or information from the clerk/treasurer, please contact the town hall at 731-7229. If you require immediate assistance, please call her at 213-2119.
The Town of Center e-mail address is: email@example.com.
Town information can also be found on the town’s webpage: www.centerwi.com. Information includes Town Board agendas and minutes, Town Ordinances, contact information for the town and more to follow! If you have any suggestions on what other information may be helpful, please contact the clerk.
Town building permits are required for new homes or other buildings, adding to or remodeling houses or other buildings, new culverts, new addresses or taking down structures. Town permits are not required for fences, pools, ponds, signs or small buildings without concrete foundations. However, you should contact the County Planning and Zoning Office at 832-5255 to see if there are County requirements for these items. Town building permits are obtained from Al Uhlenbrauck. His phone number is 733-0472.
The State Uniform Building Code also requires a state building permit for some projects. State building permits are required for new houses, house additions, major remodeling including basement, kitchen and bath finishing and electrical service upgrades. Permits are not required for re-roofing, siding or replacement windows or doors of the same size. State building permits are obtained from Paul Hermas. His phone number is 858-0102.
The costs of Town Building Permits are listed below but are subject to change by the Town Board. The costs of State building permits are determined by the size of the project.
- New House, Garage, House Addition, Deck or Razing of Building $ 25.00
- Culvert $ 40.00
- New Address $ 75.00
- Park Fund (new residences only) $300.00
No boring, filling or changes of any kind shall be made to the Town of Center road right-of-way without first obtaining a permit from the Town of Center. An application for a permit must include a detailed written description of the work to be performed along with a map of the work area.
It is a violation of a Town Ordinance and a State Statute to plow snow or to blow snow onto or across the Town Roads. Also, please do not install stakes or anything else, except mailboxes, in the Town right-of-way within 5 feet of the blacktop. The front of the mailbox should be 2 feet from the edge of the blacktop or 13 feet from the center of the road.
Dog licensing is a state law and dog licenses must be purchased by March 31 for any dog over 5 months of age. The cost is $9.00 for a Male or Female and $4.00 for a Spayed Female or Neutered Male. If you owned the dog prior to April 1 and failed to obtain a license, a $5.00 penalty will be applied.
Applications for dog licenses may be sent to: Town of Center, N3990 State Road 47, Appleton, WI 54913
Proof of rabies vaccination MUST be submitted when the license is applied for. The rabies vaccination certificate will be returned with the dog license. Also include a self-addressed, stamped envelope for mailing of the dog license. Make check payable to: TOWN OF CENTER. An application form is available on the Forms & Permits page.
The Town Hall is available for use by TOWN RESIDENTS for meetings and social events. To make the hall available to as many people as possible, to curtail the cost to taxpayers and to keep the rental fees reasonable, please see the reservation form and rules under "Forms & Procedures" on this website.
- The hall rental fee is $75.00, plus $75.00 deposit
- The town park shelter is available to rent for $25.00 plus $25.00 deposit. No dogs are allowed in the park.
For rental information or to make reservations, contact the Town Hall 731-7229.
Outagamie County residents now have the opportunity to dispose of unused and unwanted pet and human medication at two locations:
- City of Appleton Police Department, located at 222 S. Walnut Street, Appleton – 24 hours/day, 7 day/week
- City of Seymour Police Department, located at 306 N. Main Street, Seymour – M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For more information, check out the county’s website at: www.ocdrugdrop.org