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.

Clerk’s Office Hours for In-Person Absentee Voting

Week of October 17th, 2016***

Thursday -20th – 9:00am-2:30pm

Friday -21st- Not In

Week of October 24th, 2016***

Monday 24th- Not In

Tuesday 25th – 9:00am-2:30pm

Wednesday 26th- 9:00am-2:30pm

Thursday 27th- 9:00am-2:30pm

Friday 28th- 9:00am-2:30pm

***Hours may change, call first 608-592-7059

***Don’t forget to bring a photo id

2017 West Point Area Historical Society Calendar

2017 Calendars are available now to purchase.

Take a step back in history every day with a 2017 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

Find the West Point Area Historical Society on Facebook.

Notice to the Public

Road Construction Notice


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Merrimac Ferry Accessible Fishing Pier Project

Ferrylanding Project Information

Donation Form

2015 Property and Personal Taxes

2/5/2016 – 1st installment tax payments were due by January 31, 2016. All outstanding 2015 property tax payments need to be made directly to the Columbia County Treasurer, PO Box 198 Portage WI 53901.  Interest and penalties can be assessed by the County Treasurer on late tax payments.

For delinquent taxes please contact the Columbia County Treasurer at (608) 742-9613.

Web Links



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.


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