Burning Permits

Annual burning permits are available from the following:

Please burn AFTER 6:00pm. When burning a large brush pile, notify the Columbia County Sheriff's office by calling

Burning Restrictions - DNR
Note: Daily burn restrictions are not updated until after 11 a.m.

Placement of Emergency Response Numbers

Columbia County ordinance Title 28 states all Emergency Response Number Signs are to be placed approximately five (5) feet to the right (facing the home) of the driveway right-of-way at the edge of the road right-of-way.

The Town of West Point places each Emergency Response Number Signs for each town resident in the correct location.

It is very important NOT to move the Emergency Response Number Sign as emergency (fire and ambulance) look for the signs to be in the correct location.


Spring Election Notice




Notice to the Public

West Point Residents

If you are concerned about the condition of the State roads in West Point, the DOT is accepting public comments on their plans until December 1, 2015. You can voice your concerns and comments at the following link;


The portion of the plan that includes projected work on roads in the Town of West Point is under tab 7 and the Southwest region.

STIP plan’s always seek public comment but they get very little. DOT pays attention to public comment when they get. This is a great opportunity for West Point.



2015 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes

11/30/2015 – 2015 tax bills are not yet available.  Bills should be available online by Dec. 11th.

Tax payments can be made in person at the Town Hall, by mail or online.

1.  The Treasurer will be available to accept tax payments at the Town Hall on the following dates:

  • Friday Dec 11th: 9am – 4pm
  • Wednesday Dec 16th: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday Dec 19th: 9am – noon
  • Wednesday Dec 30th: 1pm  – 7pm
  • Thursday Dec 31st: 9am – 3pm
  • Friday Jan 15th: 9am – 4pm
  • Friday Jan 29th: 9pm – 4pm
  • Sunday Jan 31st: 1pm – 4pm

2.   Mail tax payments to:

Town of West Point
N2114 Rausch Rd
Lodi WI 53555

Please make checks payable to Town of West Point. If you would like a receipt mailed to you, please enclose a self addressed stamped envelope along with your payment.   Note: 1st installment payments postmarked by Jan 31, 2016 are considered timely.

3.  Online payments can be made via credit/debit card or electronic check using the Official Payments website: www.officialpayments.comTown of West Point jurisdiction code: 6735.  You will be charged a processing fee by Official Payments.

Property tax information is available online from the Columbia County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us.  Select the Tax Parcel Data Search & E-Pay Taxes under the Quick Links section on the left.

2015 Tax newsletter

2016 Dog licenses

Wisconsin State Statues 174.05 and 174.07(1)(b)  require ALL DOGS over the age of 5 months to be  licensed annually by the Municipal Treasurer.  Licensing your dog requires proof of rabies vaccination from your veterinarian.

Fees are:Dogs of all shapes and sizes

  • $5 spayed or neutered dogs
  • $10 unspayed or unneutered dogs

Dog licenses may be purchased by mail or in person at the Town Hall from the Town Treasurer.  When purchasing by mail, please send payment and proof of rabies vaccination along with a self-addressed stamped envelope for return of the license and dog tag to: Town of West Point, N2114 Rausch Rd, Lodi WI 53555.   (Please note: extra postage is required if licensing multiple dogs.)

2016 licenses will be available for purchase December 1, 2015.


2016 West Point Area Historical Society Calendar

2014 Calendar2016 Calendars will be available for purchase in December.

Take a step back in history every day with a 2016 Historical Society calendar. Cost is $6.00 plus $3.00 for postage if mailed.  Calendars can also be purchased in person at the Town Hall.

Learn more about the history of the Town of West Point at:  www.townofwestpointareahistoricalsociety.org

Emergency Fire Numbers

Columbia County Sheriff Richards is asking for assistance in making sure that Emergency Fire Number signs posted at your home or business are visible in case of an emergency.  Please see the following requirements:

 v     Fire, Ambulance and Sheriff personnel need to be able to see the Fire Number to find your home in an emergency. 

v     Your Fire Number should be posted five feet to the right of your driveway.

v     Your Fire Number should be 3 ½ feet off the ground at the road right of way.

v     Your Fire Number should be free of obstructions. 

v     If your sign is missing or damaged please contact your local town clerk for a replacement sign.

 For more information on Emergency Fire Number placement please go to the ColumbiaCountyweb page at www.co.columbia.wi.us or contact your local municipal town government official.

Taffy Buchanan

Town Clerk

Town ofWest Point

 Phone Number is 608-592-7059

 Email Address is townclerk@townofwestpoint.us


The Town of West Point Recycling Center (Transfer Site) located at N1455 Chrisler Rd, Lodi WI 53555 is open to all West Point residents and taxpayers.

Hours of Operation:  Saturday 9am – 4pm

NOTE:  All garbage needs to be bagged in CLEAR plastic garbage bags.

Recycling Center Information Booklet