Department of Public Works
- Village Parks and Recreation
- Storm Water Management and Utility
- Environmental Education Programs
- Municipal Code
- Roadway Load Limit Postings
The Village of Mukwonago Department of Public Works provides such services as grass cutting in the parks and other municipal properties, maintenance of all municipal buildings and vehicles, street sweeping, snow plowing and maintenance of Village roads and streets.
Do Not Throw Leaves, Brush, Grass Clippings or Snow in Street
“All obstructions of streets, alleys, sidewalks or crosswalks and all excavations in or under the same, except as permitted by the ordinances of the village or which, although made in accordance with such ordinances, are kept or maintained for an unreasonable or illegal length of time after the purpose thereof has been accomplished. Obstructions of streets or alleys includes the depositing or placing of leaves, brush or snow into the street or alley.” Sec. 34-32 of the Municipal Code Failure to comply with this ordinance will result in a citation from the Mukwonago Police Department.
Please Cut Your Weeds and Tall Grass
No person owning property within the village shall permit to grow or pollinate upon his premises or in the parkway any weeds or grasses, Burdock, Canada Thistle, Bindweed or Creeping Jennie, Leafy Spurge, Bull Thistle, Sow Thistle, Wild Mustard, Yellow Rocket, Yellow Dock, Russian Thistle, Giant Foxtail, English Charlock, Musk Thistle, Velvet Leaf, Quack or Quitchgrass, Wild Radish, Buckhorn Plantain, Goatsbeard, Harmful Barberry, and Marijuana, all of which cause or produce hay fever in human beings, exhale unpleasant or noxious weed odors or conceal filthy deposits. In order to prevent such growth and pollination, it shall be the duty of every property owner to mow or cause to be mowed upon his premises and parkway all grasses or weeds exceeding one foot in height and in such manner as shall effectively prevent them from bearing seed or spreading to adjoining property. The word “parkway” means that area between the property’s front lot line or sidewalk and the nearest curbline or edge of pavement of the road running parallel or generally parallel thereto. Sec. 34-1 of the Municipal Code.
Failure to cut weeds on your property will result in the local unit of the government cutting them at your expense. Cost will be added to your tax roll. Any time spent on a property over three hours shall be billed at the rate of $150.00 per hour. In the event that village equipment is damaged while mowing, the cost to repair the equipment shall be added to the bill. The fee for mowing of weeds by the village weed commissioner shall be a minimum of $450.00 per property mowed.
Please Pick Up After Your Animals
The Village Department of Public Works would like to remind citizens that it is unlawful to allow fecal matter from pets to accumulate on any street, alley or other public or private property unless it is immediately removed. Sec. 14-55 of the Municipal Code Failure to comply with this ordinance will result in a citation from the Mukwonago Police Department.
Do Not Place Rummage Sale and Other Signs in Right-of-Ways
No sign other than those expressly exempted under Sec. 100-517 of the Municipal Code shall be erected, placed, located or maintained within the limits of any street or highway. Street or highway limits include all the dedicated rights-of-way, encompassing the traveled portion of the highway, the shoulders, ditches and adjacent dedicated areas. This prohibition applies to freestanding signs and those placed on trees, utility poles, fence post stakes and all other structures within the highway limits. Any sign in violation of this section may be removed by the village or its agent without notice or compensation. Sec. 100-514 of the Municipal Code
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
7:00 am to 3:30 pm
630 CTH NN E
Mukwonago, WI 53149
Post Office Box 206
Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149
(262) 363-7197 Fax
Public Works Director