The village of Elkhart Lake takes pride in its clean, attractive streetscapes. Summer and winter parking regulations are enforced to accommodate both residential and visitor traffic. Boating regulations are posted at the public boat landing and are listed below. Boating regulations must be observed and will be enforced for the safety of those using the lake.
NEW ORDINANCES – 2010
Chapter 16 – Zoning Ordinance – Adopted November 2010
All Night Parking Regulated.
6.04(2)(a) No parking of any motor vehicle shall be permitted on either side of any Village street or in the parking lot north of Square Street or the parking lot on North East Street between the hours of 2:00 o’clock A.M. and 6:00 o’clock A.M. commencing the fifteenth (15th) day of November and ending on the first (1st) day of April of every year.
(b) Any vehicle parked in violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be removed from the streets and stored, and such removal and storage shall be at the expense of the owner of said vehicle.
1. A Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD) in serviceable condition is required to be in the boat and accessible for each person in the boat.
2. A speed of “SLOW NO WAKE” is in effect all year long from 7:30 pm-10 am each day. “SLOW NO WAKE” is defined as the slowest possible speed at which a boat can operate while still maintaining steerage.
3. Maintain a speed of “SLOW NO WAKE” at all times when operating a motor boat between the shoreline and the NO WAKE buoys and within 100 feet of any craft at anchor, adrift or not operating under engine power.
4. No boat towing persons skiing, tubing or the like can come within 100 feet of swimmers, divers, rafts, other boats or restricted areas.
5. All boats engaged in towing skiers, tubers or persons in similar activities must have a competent person, other than the pilot, observing the towed person(s).
6. NO SUNDAY operation of motor driven boats, beginning the 2nd Sunday of June and ending the 3rd Sunday of September. Note: Only electric trolling motors allowed.
7. There is a radar-enforced speed limit of 35 m.p.h. on the water.
8. A counter-clockwise course should be maintained while water-skiing, jet skiing, etc., and during the times of high-volume boat activity.
A complete listing of Elkhart Lake and the State of Wisconsin Boating Rules Regulations and Statutes is available at the Village Office in Elkhart Lake.
BUILDING PERMIT FEES
A general building permit is $7.50 per thousand for the first $5,000.00 and then $2.00 per thousand after that. There is a minimum fee of $15.00 for general building permits. Please click here to access our general building permit application. Please call 920-876-2122 to obtain plumbing and electrical permits.
RESIDENTAL REFUSE COLLECTION
BOTH GARBAGE AND RECYLABLES MUST BE PLACED AT CURB SIDE EVERY WEDNESDAY PRIOR TO 7:00 A.M. (BUT NO SOONER THAN TUESDAY 7:00 A.M.)
Garbage collection for the Village of Elkhart Lake will be provided by Veolia Environmental Services starting Wednesday, November 2, 2011. Larry’s Hauling was purchased by Veolia effective November 1, 2011. Garbage collection days and policies will remain the same, as Veolia will honor our current contract.
If you do have large item pick-up or a problem with your service please call Veolia at 1-888-688-4005.
If you have any questions or there is a problem with your service, please call us at 920-876-2122.
GARBAGE 2-CUBIC YARDS PER WEEK.
10-THIRTEEN (13) GALLON CLEAR BAGS
3-THIRTY (30) GALLON CLEAR BAGS.
NO BLACK BAGS
MUST BE IN BLUE BAGS. ITEMS SHOULD BE RINSED CLEAN.
ITEMS INCLUDE: ALUMINUM CANS, TIN CANS, GLASS & PLASTIC BOTTLES #1 THRU #7.
DO NOT INCLUDE STYROFOAM PACKING, PLASTIC OIL BOTTLES,
ICE CREAM CONTAINERS, PLASTIC CUPS, FILM HARD PLASTIC (TOYS, PAILS, ETC.)
MAGAZINES, NEWSPAPER, CARDBOARD
ITEMS CAN BE IN BROWN PAPER BAGS, BUNDLED WITH STRING, OR PLACED IN A CARDBOARD BOX. (MUST NOT BE IN PLASTIC BAGS).
CARDBOARD BOXES MUST BE BROKEN DOWN AND BUNDLED.
HEAVY REFUSE COLLECTION
HOUSEHOLD ITEMS-COUCH, CHAIR, T.V., CARPETING (CUT IN 6 FT. STRIPS & ROLLED), TABLES, STOVE, WASHER, DRYER, ETC. HEAVY REFUSE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
2-30 GALLON GARBAGE CANS WILL BE ALLOWED AT NO COST, ANY MORE THAN THIS MUST BE CALLED INTO VEOLIA AND PLACED IN A DUMPSTER & BILLED PER YARD. CONSTRUCTION ITEMS INCLUDE: 2X4’S, ROOFING, DRYWALL AND METAL.
FREON PICK UP
THESE ITEMS MUST BE CALLED IN TO VEOLIA TO MAKE PICKUP AND PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS. (REFRIGERATOR, FREEZER, DEHUMIDIFER)
ELECTRONICS INCLUDE: TELEVISIONS, COMPUTER MONITORS, DESKTOP AND LAPTOP COMPUTERS, PRINTERS, FAX MACHINES, COMPUTER PERIPHERALS, DVD PLAYERS, VCR’S, DIGITAL VIDEO RECORDERS, AND CELL PHONES.
YOU MUST CALL VEOLIA’S TO ARRANGE PICKUP, PAYMENT, OR TO INQUIRE ABOUT ANY OTHER ITEMS AT 1-888-688-4005.
TRADE IN YOUR OLD ELECTRONICS TO THE STORE WHEN YOU PURCHASE NEW ITEMS. POSSIBLE PLACES TO DISPOSE OF OLD ELECTRONICS INCLUDE: (CHECK WITH EACH BUSINESS TO SEE WHAT ELECTRONICS THEY ACCEPT AND ANY FEES ASSOCIATED WITH DISPOSAL):
BEST BUY: 3600 COUNTY ROAD A, KOHLER, WISCONSIN
BITTER NEUMANN: 827 N. 14th STREET, SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN
GOODWILL: 3319 S BUSINESS DRIVE, SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN
MILWAUKEE PC: 516 N 8TH STREET, SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN
VEOLIA ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES: 2905 PAINE AVENUE, SHEBOYGAN, WISCONSIN
A DRUM FOR COLLECTION OF ONLY WASTE OIL IS LOCATED AT THE VILLAGE GARAGE,
51 EAST MAPLE STREET.
YARD WASTE, LEAVES/BRUSH/GARDEN DEBRIS ETC. WILL NOT BE PICKED UP CURBSIDE. A DUMPSTER WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE VILLAGE GARAGE FROM APRIL THRU OCTOBER. CURRENT HOURS ARE WEDNESDAY 2:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. and SATURDAY 8:30 A.M. to 3 P.M.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL VEOLIA OR THE VILLAGE.
VILLAGE OF ELKHART LAKE 876-2122
Sheboygan County operates household hazardous waste collection sites throughout the year. Please click here to view the 2012 Household Hazardound Waste flyer.
Purpose: To prevent over use of the Village water resources, to avoid water table depletion and to ensure sufficient water supply is available at all times, including peak usage periods. The Village finds that ensuring the provision of water, especially in emergency situations, is essential to the public interest.
(1) UNATTENDED OUTDOOR USE: (Sprinkler Systems) From May 1 to September 1, you may water every day during the following hours: 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
(A) Lawn watering restrictions: If the Village deems necessary to limit water usage due to dry weather conditions. Restrictions may be applied as follows: Odd number addresses water odd days of the month. Even number addresses water even days of the month. The hours you may water are the following: 5a.m. to 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m
(2) HAND-HELD USAGE: Hand-held watering of flowers, gardens, trees, shrubs, lawns, car washing, wading pools 75 gallons and under, and recreational purposes will be allowed at all times.
(3) NEWLY INSTALLED LAWNS: Newly seeded or sodded lawns may be watered every day for not more than 30 days, but only before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m. There shall be absolutely no use between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
(1) First Offense: Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this ordinance shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than Ten Dollars ($10.00) nor more than Twenty- Five Dollars ($25.00) together with the cost of prosecution.
(2) Second and Subsequent Offense: Any person found guilty of violation any provision of this ordinance who shall previously have been convicted of a violation of the same ordinance within one (1) year shall, upon conviction thereof, forfeit not less than Twenty-Five Dollars ($25.00) nor more than One Hundred Dollars ($100.00) for each such offense together with the cost of prosecution.
(3) Continued Violation: Each violation and each day a violation continues or occurs shall constitute a separate offense. Nothing in this ordinance shall preclude the Village from maintaining any appropriate action to prevent or remove a violation of any provision of this ordinance.
(4) Other Remedies: The Village shall have any and all other remedies afforded by the Wisconsin Statutes in addition to the forfeiture and costs of prosecution above.