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Employment Opportunities
The City of Port Washington has positions available for Filtration Plant Operator and School Crossing Guards. For more information, please visit the City of Port Washington employment page.

Winter Parking
City of Port Washington - Winter ParkingWinter parking restrictions go into effect on December 1, 2018. There is no parking on any streets between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. whether it is snowing or not. This is in effect until April 1, 2019. If you have overnight guests, you may call the police department at 262-284-2611 and request permission for them to park on the street. Permission to park will be granted on a night by night basis.

Attention City Residents
Please do not place your garbage and recycling carts in the street. Please place them on your parkway or in your driveway approach. The City is doing leaf collection and needs to get to the curb. Also, Winter will be coming soon, and the snowplows and salters need to be able to get curb to curb. Thank you for your cooperation.

City of Port Washington - Leaf Clean Up

Street Yard Hours and Brush Pick-Up
For Street Yard hours and brush pick-up information, please visit our Department of Public Works page for more information. The City will be sweeping up leaves from the gutters starting the week of October 8th until the end of November.

Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off
Get rid of hazardous items NOT collected in your regular trash pick up. For more information, click here.

I-43 Detour in 2018
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation plans to diamond grind 17 miles of I-43 from mid-August 2018 to mid-December 2018 in Ozaukee County. The project will include several safety upgrades too. To facilitate this fast track project schedule, WisDOT is proposing to close I-43 during the evening hours and detour evening traffic onto local and county roadways. For more details on the traffic control staging/detour plans, please click here. For updated information from 07/24/18, please click here.

2017 Consumer Confidence/Water Quality Report
The new City of Port Washington 2017 Consumer Confidence Report is now available to view online. Click here to view.

Economic Development Plan: 2035
For a copy of the 2035 Economic Development Plan, please click here.

Downtown Building Heights
Permitted building heights in the downtown area have been evolving over the past 45 years. The 1962 Comprehensive Plan contained a zoning ordinance where the maximum permitted building height be 85 feet in the B4 (Central Business District), which was later codified in the 1970 zoning ordinance. In the 1980�s through the creation of overlay districts, the height limit was modified to make the area east of Franklin Street to the lake 35 feet by right but up to 85 feet by conditional use and a simple majority vote. The intent was to create an outer bowl of taller buildings which remained at 85 feet. During this time, a local businessman proposed a high-rise in the vicinity of E. Pier and Jackson Streets which was not constructed but the Lighthouse Condominium project on N. Lake Street was approved. In 2004, in reaction to the Lighthouse Condos, the overlay districts were repealed and the maximum permitted height for new buildings was still 35 feet but could be increased to 61 feet (the average height of Harbor Square) by special exception and a 2/3 vote. At the time of this new ordinance, an inventory of building heights was undertaken and it determined that 26 buildings exceeded 35 feet. Under this ordinance, a special exception for Harbour Lights was approved. In 2014, the Council agreed that each project requesting a special exception would be decided on its merits and that 61 feet was an arbitrary maximum height and it was repealed. Site and building design would be taken into consideration when considering a special exception and a 2/3 vote would still be required.




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Port Washington City Hall
100 W. Grand Avenue
P.O. Box 307
Port Washington, WI 53074

Phone
262.284.5585

Fax
262.284.7224

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


2018 POPULATION


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CITY COUNCIL

City of Port Washington Mayor Marty BeckerMayor
Marty Becker
262-707-1464
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 1 Mike EhrlichAlderman Ward 1
Mike Ehrlich
262-305-3325
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 2 Paul NeumyerAlderman Ward 2
Paul Neumyer
262-689-2668
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 3 Mike GasperAlderman Ward 3
Michael Gasper
262-261-0233
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 4 Doug BiggsAlderman Ward 4
Dan Benning
414-207-3487
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 3 Bill DriscollAlderman Ward 5
Jonathan Pleitner
219-793-2260
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 6 Patrick TearneyAlderman Ward 6
Patrick Tearney
262-388-6697
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City of Port Washington Alderman Ward 7 John SigwartAlderman Ward 7
John Sigwart
920-946-0215
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City of Port Washington City Administrator Mark GramsCity Administrator
Mark Grams
100 W. Grand Ave.
Box 307
262-284-5585
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City of Port Washington City Engineer Rob Vanden NovenEngineering
Rob Vanden Noven
100 W. Grand Ave.
Box 307
262-284-2600
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City of Port Washington City Planner Bob HarrisPlan & Development
Bob Harris
100 W. Grand Ave.
Box 307
262-284-2600
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City of Port Washington Director of Public Works Rob Vanden NovenGarbage & Recycling
Rob Vanden Noven
100 W. Grand Ave.
Box 307
262-284-2600
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City of Port Washington Building Inspector Gary PetersonBuilding Inspection
Gary Peterson
100 W. Grand Ave.
Box 307
262-268-4277
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City of Port Washington Street Commissioner James HoileStreet
James Hoile
333 N. Moore Rd.
Box 307
262-284-2600
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City of Port Washington Parks & Recreation DirectorRecreation
Kiley Schulte
201 N. Webster St.
Box 307
262-284-5881
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City of Port Washington Library Director Tom CarsonW.J. Niederkorn Library
Tom Carson
316 W. Grand Ave.
262-284-5031
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City of Port Washington Police Chief Kevin HingissPolice
Kevin Hingiss
365 N. Wisconsin St.
Box 365
262-284-2611
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City of Port Washington Fire Chief/Ambulance Director Mark MitchellFire/Ambulance
Mark Mitchell
104 W. Washington St.
Box 307
262-284-2891
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City of Port Washington Senior Center Director Catherine KienerSenior Center
Catherine Kiener
403 W. Foster St.
Box 307
262-284-5821
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City of Port Washington Wastewater Superintendent Dan BuehlerWastewater
Dan Buehler
450 N. Lake St.
Box 307
262-284-5051
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City of Port Washington Water Utility Superintendent David KlecknerWater/Filtration
David Kleckner
408 N. Lake St.
Box 307
262-284-2172
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City of Port Washington Harbormaster Dennis ChernyMarina
Dennis Cherny
106 N. Lake St.
Box 307
262-284-6606
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City of Port Washington Treasurer Jennifer ClarkTreasurer
Jennifer Clark
100 W. Grand Ave.
Box 307
262-284-5585
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City of Port Washington Parks, Forestry & Landscape Superintendent Jon CrainParks, Forestry & Landscape
Jon Crain
100 W. Grand Ave.
262-284-2600
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