Forms & Permits
All building permits are obtained through Eau Claire County Planning & Development office. They are located in the Courthouse, Third Floor. 715-839-4741. All questions should be addressed to their office. All inspection questions would be addressed to the County Building Inspector, Fred Dahlke at 715-839-2944.
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Driveway Access Permit
Municipal Code 4-2.0710 requires anyone installing a driveway to apply for a permit that is approved by the Town Administrator. This permit is $100.00 and needs to include site plan showing parcel size and proposed driveway. Please stop in or call the Administrator.
- The applicant must include a copy of the Certification of Completion from a WI Dept. of Revenue approved Responsible Server's Training Course or a copy of a current license with another WI municipality within the last 2 years.
- Submit a copy of their driver's license with application.
- Subject to Board approval.
- Grounds for non-approval
- 2 alcohol or drug related misdemeanor convicitons within 24 months
- 4 alcohol or drug related misdemeanor convictions
- Any felony alcohol or drug related convictions
- Providing false information on an application
Dog License Application
A license must be obtain for dogs within a month of moving into the Town or acquiring a new dog; or after a puppy turns five (5) months. This is an annual calendar year license and is to be renewed on or before January 1st each year.
Must present written proof that all dogs are currently immunized against rabies and if the dog is neutered/spayed.
Utilities within Right-of-Way Permit Application
Municipal Code 4-2.0802. No person may injure of tear up any pavement, sidewalk, crosswalk, ditch, boulevard, drain, or sewer or any part thereof, or dig any hole, ditch or drain in any highway right-of-way, or excavate in or place an obstruction in any such highway right-of-way, or remove any gravel, sod, soil, sand or pavement from any highway right-of-way unless such person has first obtained a permit therefore.
Temporary Picnic License
Must be used by qualified clubs, churches, or organizations desiring to sell beer, and/or wine at a particular gathering. A bartender licensed with the Town of Washington must be used for the event.
Meeting Room Application
The Town of Washington permits use of the Meeting/Training room for the purpose of meetings and training sessions to the Town of Washington based organizations and associations, all government entities, and businesses. The Meeting/Training room hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All groups using the Meeting/Training room need to sign a permit form and pay any applicable fees before the meeting is held. You can access the permit form by clicking on the link above.
Kennel License Application
In order to qualify for a kennel license, residents must be zoned properly by the Eau Claire County Planning & Development Department.
Kennel license fee is $55.00 for anyone with more than five dogs and a maximum of 12 dogs. If properly zoned to have more than 12 dogs a fee of $6.00 is assessed for each dog thereafter.
Must present written proof that all dogs are currently immunized against rabies