Department Directory

Below is a directory on various topics and the referring department's contact information. Some departments now use automated attendants to direct your call to the appropriate staff member.
Information, Questions, etc. Department Phone Number
Accounting Finance 414-329-5285
Additions / Remodeling Permits Inspection 414-329-5331
Ambulance Bills EMS Medical Billing 866-950-4400
Stray Animals
MAADAC 414-649-8640
Dead Animals
(only on City property, noncounty roads, and right of ways)
Public Works 414-761-5374
Appliance Pickup Johns Disposal Services 888-473-4701
Barking Dogs Police 414-761-5300
Birth Certificates
(only if birth occurred in City of Milwaukee)
Courthouse 414-286-3516
Birth / Death / Marriage Certificate Information
414-278-4002
Blockwatch / DARE Police 414-761-5338
Board of Review City Clerk 414-329-5219
Building Permits Inspection 414-329-5331
Cable TV Problems Time Warner 414-271-9283
Chemical Spills
Fire 911
Citations - Municipal
(ordinance / traffic / parking)
Municipal Court 414-761-5366
City Attorney City Attorney
414-321-1400
Claims City Clerk 414-329-5219
Common Council / Committee Meetings / Minutes City Clerk 414-329-5219
Communicable Diseases Health 414-329-5275
Community Center Rental Parks & Recreation 414-329-5370
Community Development Community Development 414-329-5342
Crime Information Line Police 414-761-5300
Crossing Guards Police 414-761-5300
Culverts Engineering 414-329-5314
Dog & Cat Licenses Finance 414-329-5259
Driveway Permits Engineering 414-329-5314
Economic Development Community Development 414-329-5342
Elections City Clerk 414-329-5219
Electrical Wiring / Inspections Inspection 414-329-5335
Employment Human Resources 414-329-5208
Fences / Decks / Pools Inspection 414-329-5331
Fire - Nonemergency Fire 414-545-7946
Fire Prevention Information Fire 414-545-7946
Flooding Public Works 414-761-5374
Graffiti Reporting Police 414-761-5300
Hazardous Waste MMSD 414-225-2066
Health Services Health 414-329-5275
Health Nuisance Complaints Health 414-329-5275
Immunizations Health 414-329-5275
Land Development Community Development 414-329-5342
Lead Hazards Health 414-329-5275
Leaf Collection Public Works 414-761-5374
Leash Law Information Police 414-761-5300
Library Services Library 414-321-9595
Older Adult / Senior Programs Parks & Recreation 414-329-5370
Park Facility Rentals / Maintenance Parks & Recreation 414-329-5370
Parks & Recreation 24 Hour Information Line Parks & Recreation 414-297-9008
Plan Commission Meetings Community Development 414-329-5342
Plats & Maps Engineering 414-329-5315
Plumbing Inspection/Wells Inspection 414-329-5328
Police - Nonemergency Police 414-761-5300
Police Records Police 414-761-5300
Property Assessments Finance 414-329-5340
Property Tax Payment Information Finance 414-329-5259
Recycling / Refuse Collection Johns Disposal Services 888-473-4701
Recreation Programs Parks & Recreation 414-329-5370
Greenfield School District Greenfield Schools
414-855-2050
Whitnall School District Whitnall Schools
414-525-8400
West Allis-West Milwaukee School District West Allis-West Milwaukee Schools
414-604-3000
Sewer Backup Public Works 414-761-5374
Sewer Bills Finance 414-329-5259
Sewer & Water Design Engineering 414-329-5315
Sidewalk & Driveway Repair Public Works 414-761-5374
Special Assessment Billing Finance 414-329-5259
Storm Water Public Works 414-761-5374
Street Construction / Design Engineering 414-329-5315
Street Lighting Public Works 414-761-5374
Street Repairs Public Works 414-761-5374
Tax Bills Finance 414-329-5259
Trees (city owned) Public Works 414-761-5374
Traffic / Parking Tickets Municipal Court 414-761-5366
Voter Registration City Clerk 414-329-5219
Water Outage / Main Break Milwaukee Water Works 414-286-2830
Weed Complaints Code Enforcement 414-727-8900
Well Abandonment Inspection 414-329-5328
Yard Waste Johns Disposal Services 888-473-4701
Zoning Appeals Inspection 414-329-5331