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.

Town Clerk’s Hours

**If you need a building permit call the building inspector – Mike Wipperfurth – 608-643-6757

**Please call before, in case times change.  608-592-7059

Town Clerk’s Tentative Hours for the week of Dec. 3 thru Dec. 7

Thursday – December 6, 2018 – 9:00am-3:00pm

Friday – December 7, 2018 – Closed

Town Clerk’s Tentative Hours for the week of Dec. 10 thru Dec. 14

Monday – December 10, 2018 – 11:30am-3:00pm

Tuesday – December 11, 2018 – Closed

Wednesday – December 12, 2018 –12:00pm-3:00pm

Thursday – December 13, 2018 – 9:00am-2:00pm

Friday – December 14, 2018 – 9:00am-3:00pm

Plan Commission

Plan Commission Meeting Agenda – December 6, 2018 at 7:00pm


2018 Real Estate and Personal Property taxes

12/4/18 – 2018 Property Tax Bills are available online NOW at the Columbia County website:  www.co.columbia.wi.us..  Bills will be mailed out in the next week or so to the address on file with the Columbia County Land Records office.

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

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 14th: 10am – 4pm
  • Tue Dec 18th: 12pm – 6pm
  • Thurs Dec 20th: 11am – 3pm
  • Sat Dec 29th:  10am – 2pm
  • Mon Dec 31st: 10am – 4pm
  • Fri Jan 4th: 10am – 3pm
  • Fri Jan 11th: 10am -4pm
  • Sun Jan 27th:  12pm – 3pm
  • Thurs Jan 31st: 10am – 6pm

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, 2018 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.

2018 Tax Newsletter

Property Tax Resource Links



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.


2019 Dog licenses – Available Dec 1, 2018

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:  $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.)



2019 West Point Area Historical Society Calendar

2019 Calendars are available now to purchase.

Take a step back in history every day with a 2019 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.

Special Town Meeting

Public Hearing on the 2019 Budget and Special Town Meeting of the Electors to Set the Levy – November 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Summary of Budget 2019

Election Results

November 6, 2018 Election Results

Congratulations to the Residents of West Point for such a magnificent turn out for the Election.

87.7% Voter Turn Out

We had 1383 preregistered voters in the poll books and the number of ballots cast was 1214. 87.7%




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