Clerk-Treasurer Department

The Clerk-Treasurer's Office strives to deliver the best possible service to the residents, Common Council, and to the staff of the City of Waukesha, while carrying out the duties and responsibilities required by Wisconsin State Statutes, City Ordinances and Common Council Resolutions. 

Please use the menu to the left to find information and applications relevant to the Clerk-Treasurer Department.  Recently passed ordinances can be found below as well as the Permit Calendar which contains permits issued for street closings (block party, special event, parades), permits for extension of premises, special class b, etc. If you should have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us at 262-524-3550 and one of our clerks would be happy to assist you. If you would prefer to contact us via email, please email us at


The main responsibilities of the Clerk-Treasurer's Department include the following:
  • Administers elections for the City of Waukesha & maintains the WisVote database
  • Administers Oath of Office for a variety of appointments
  • Collects real estate/personal property taxes and payments for City invoices
  • Issues a variety of municipal licenses and permits
  • Keeps record of proceedings at Board of Review Hearings
  • Maintains City Code Book & publishes ordinances, resolutions & public hearing notices
  • Performs all other duties required by law, ordinance or lawful direction of the City Council, and comply with policies of the City of Waukesha
  • Prepares minutes for the Common Council and Ordinance and License Committee
  • Prepares tax bills for property and business owners
  • Processes and routes City Claims and special assessment letters

Recently Passed Ordinances

11.41 Residence Restrictions for Sex Offenders

Ordinance #7-17 - An Ordinance Amending Section 7.04 of the Waukesha Municipal Code, regarding Parking on Driveway Aprons within Terraces

Ordinance #8-17 - An Ordinance to amend provisions of the Aldermanic Districts, Wards and Polling Places Code of the Municipal Code of the City of Waukesha, Wisconsin

Ordinance #9-17 - An Ordinance to amend provisions of the Intoxicating Liquor Code of the Municipal Code of the City of Waukesha, Wisconsin

Clerk-Treasurer Permit Calendar 

Includes approved block parties, special events, street closings, parades, special class b, and extension of premises permits. Permits are only put on this calendar after they have been approved and issued.

*To view special event applications submitted to the Clerk-Treasurer's office,
please click here.  

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