Important Ordinances

Summaries of several ordinances and regulations are shown below.  Complete ordinances are available for public inspection in the clerk’s office.

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Temporary Rummage Sale Signs


Please be advised that local ordinance prohibits the placement of temporary signs (rummage sales, etc) on public property, including Triangle Park, utility poles and traffic or street sign poles, which are in the right-of-way. Temporary signs are allowed on private property for a period of 48 hours when set back 5′ from the right-of-way.

Signs placed in violation of this ordinance are subject to removal.

Thank you for your cooperation!

Building Permits & Inspections

For further information please contact:

Jane Meissner
Building Inspector & Zoning Administrator

Phone:  (715) 245-1708

Mailing Address:
W11954 Kitty Dell Circle
Crivitz, WI 54114

Zoning Code

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Opening Burning

You may burn clean wood, brush and yard waste in piles under 10 feet in diameter between the hours of 5:pm to Midnight (CST) or 6:pm to Midnight (DST).  To do so, a burning permit must be obtained from the Village Hall, Fuzzy’s Bar or T & B One Stop.  If there is snow cover between the dates of December 1st and March 31st, a permit is not required and hours do not apply.  Please use extreme caution when burning: burn when winds are gentle, have fire-fighting tools ready before starting fires, provide an adequate fire break, attend fires at all time, and be very sure your fire is totally extinguished.  Burning barrels are strictly prohibited.

Garbage Pick-up & Mandatory Recycling

Garbage is will be picked up by the Village of Crivitz weekly on Monday mornings beginning January 4, 2021.  Garbage must be contained in clear, translucent/see through or white plastic bags and set out to the curb by 7am.  Garbage should be set in bins. If not, any mess caused by animals or weather must be picked up by the property owners. Recycling is mandatory and garbage bags containing recyclables will be left at the curb. Recyclables may be taken to the single stream recycling site located at the Town of Stephenson shop, 305 Hall Ave. and open on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9am – 4pm.  There is no additional fee to residents for garbage or recycling pick-up, as the cost is included in the annual tax levy.  Please contact the Clerk’s office at 715-854-2030 with any questions and for further information.

Animal (Pet) Control

All dogs and cats must be licensed.  You may obtain a license at the Village Hall by presenting a current rabies certificate.  Licenses for spayed and neutered dogs are $5.00; and $10.00 for unspayed or unneutered dogs. Cat licenses are $2.00, whether spayed or neutered. The license term is January 1 through December 31 of each year.

It is unlawful to allow dogs or other pets to run at large in the Village of Crivitz.  Even the most well behaved pet may react dangerously when approached by a stranger, especially in unfamiliar surroundings.  You must keep your dog or other pet confined by a leash, chain or fenced in area.  Pets found to be running at large will be captured and lodged in the veterinary clinic for seven days prior to being destroyed.  Owners claiming pets within the seven day period will be financially responsible for boarding and vaccination fees.  Owners will also be subject to citation and forfeiture.

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