- Public Works / Engineering
Public Works / Engineering
Chipping, Leaf, and Yard Waste Collection
The Village picks up yard waste material on a weekly basis between the months of April and November. The Village typically begins collecting and chipping branches the second week of April. Additionally, the Village picks up leaves in October and November.
Village engineering staff and contractors provide accurate mapping and precise planning for current infrastructure and future capital projects.
The Village has an inventory of over 9000 trees scattered throughout the community. This inventory is managed and maintained by the Village Forester. The Village has been designated as a Tree City USA for 24 consecutive years.
The Village of Whitefish Bay is home to ten neighborhood parks. The Public Works Department works to provide quality landscaping within the parks, boulevards, and green spaces within the Village.
Refuse & Recycling Collection
The Village collects refuse once per week. Recycling is currently collected every other week. The Village also provides residents with options for paid special/bulky pickups, use of the Shorewood Transfer Station, and access to electronics recycling locations through WDNR.
Residential Hazardous Waste Disposal
Information about residential hazardous waste disposal options available for Whitefish Bay residents.
View information about sewer maintenance, treatment, and how to report a sewer back up.
View information about Village sidewalks and the sidewalk improvement program.
View information about the Village storm water system.
View information about Village streets including information about snow removal, street lights, traffic signals, and right of way permits.
Potable water is available to all properties within the Village and is provided by the North Shore Water Commission (NSWC). Glendale, Fox Point, and Whitefish Bay share in the water pumping and purification of Lake Michigan water at the Glendale plant.
Foundation Drain Disconnect Pilot Program
The Village of Whitefish Bay is introducing a new pilot program in 2020 to reduce clear water flows into the Village sanitary sewer system from private home underground foundation drains.