Welcome to the City of Brillion

Nestled between Lake Michigan and Lake Winnebago in Calumet County, the City of Brillion is a great place to live, work, learn, and play. Being centrally located 25 miles from Appleton, Green Bay, and Manitowoc, makes Brillion a great location for quaint living and a short commute.


Mondays - Thursdays: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Fridays: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
ATV and Golf Cart Registration Renewals

ATV and Golf cart registration renewals are due by April 30, 2017.                                                                Cost is $25.00.  Come to City Hall to renew your registration. 

  2017 Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal

Advanced Disposal Landfill, Calumet County, and local governments have coordinated to offer local drop off options for the safe disposal of hazardous wastes and recycling of used electronics.

Hazardous Waste Disposal: Dates, times, and locations for hazardous waste drop off programs being held throughout Calumet County:

  • Friday, September 8, 9-11 am, Chilton Public Works Garage
  • Friday, October 13, 9-11 am, Harrsion Public Works Garage

Appointments are REQUIRED to participate, and openings are limited to 50 participating households per event.  To make an appointment or for more informaiton go to www.calumetrecycles.com

Hazardous wastes are products whose labels include the words caution, poison, combustible, danger, warning, flammable, or corrosive.  Hazardous wastes that can be brought to the disposal program include, but are not limited to, solvents, fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, rodent baits, lead and oil based paints, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, bug sprays, old gasoline, transmission fluid and antifreeze.  Latex paint IS NOT ACCEPTED.

For more information go to www.calumetrecycles.com.

2017 Dog and Cat License

REMINDER: All City of Brillion residents owning a cat or dog that is older than 6 months is required by City Ordinance to purchase a license. Proof of rabies vaccination is required when licensing your pet.  The deadline for purchasing a 2017 Dog or Cat License was April 1, 2017

 License fees:    $3.00 spayed or neutered, $8.00 non-spayed or non-neutered,  a $5.00 penalty will be imposed after April 1, 2017.

2017 Curbside Chipping Dates

Curbside chipping will be done n the first Monday of each month beginning May 1st through October 2nd.  The 2017 Curbside chipping schedule is as follows:

  • July 5th (due to Holiday on 4th of July)
  • August 7th
  • September 5th (due to Holiday on September 4th)
  • October 2nd

Curbside chipping branches and limbs must be no longer than 6 feet in length and no more than 6 inces in diameter, and should be placed on the curbside in small, neat piles.  Please do not mix compost material (grass clippings, leaves and miscellaneous vegetation such as flowers, garden plants, etc) with the curb side brush as this will not be picked up.  The city encourages residents to take brush, branches & limbs to the City Compost Site.

Large Item Pickup

Items too large to fit into the polycart garbage container, such as furniture, will be collected on Tuesdays, only if a sticker is attached.  Stickers may be purchased from City Hall during regular business hours.  Stickers must be purchased by 12:00 noon on Friday in order to be picked up the following Tuesday.  Stickers for appliances WITHOUT FREON such as stoves, washers, dryers, furniture, carpeting, etc. are $25.00 per item.  Items containing freon and electronics will not be accepted.

Animal Wastes:

Spring is here and you pet wants to talk a walk! As a reminder per City ordinance, persons walking animals are required to remove animal wastes.  It shall be unlawful for any person to cause or permit any animal, specifically including, but not limited to, dogs, horses, and cats, to be on property, public or private, unless such person has in his immediate possession an appropriate device for scooping excrement and an appropriate container for the transmission of excrement to a receptacle located upon property owned or possessed by such person.  Any person causing or permitting a dog, horse, or cat to be on property not owned or possessed by such person shall immediately remove all excrement of such dog, horse or cat to a receptacle located upon property owned or possessed by such person.  This does not apply to a person who is visually or physically handicapped.  A proper container shall be interpreted to be pail, bag, box or other nonporous material suitable for holding animal waste.  Please be mindful of this law when walking your pets on public sidewalks.

 Compost Site Reminder:

Yard waste includes all materials originating in the yard and garden, which are capable of natural decomposition, including leaves, grass clippings, and other vegetation.  Please do not leave boxes and bags at the compost site.  These materials will not readily decompose.   Please do not dispose of garbage, white goods, recyclables, construction materials or tires at the compost site.  These items may be disposed through Advanced Disposal (888-688-4005).  Also, please do not dispose of recreational fire pit ashes.  The ashes might be warm enough to ignite the brush pile.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

 Lawn Mowing Reminder:

Per City Code Sec. 102-31, all noxious weeds and other rank growth of vegetation are declared public health nuisances.  All weeds and grass shall be kept cut to a height of not to exceed one foot.  The City may cause all weeds and grass to be cut and removed and brush to be removed and the cost thereof charged to the property under Wis. Stats. 66.0627(c).  Property owners are asked NOT to blow grass clippings onto City streets, which causes backup of the City storm sewer system.

  Noxious Weeds and Grass:

Section 102-31, Declared Health Nuisance, of the City of Brillion Municipal Code states that all noxious weeds and other rank growth of vegetation are declared public health nuisances. All weeds and grass shall be kept cut to a height of not to exceed one foot. Any person found in violation of the provisions of this article shall be given written notice by the city requiring compliance with the provisions of this article. The notice shall include a description of the conditions, the location or address of the item(s) in violation, and that failure to comply with the provisions of this article may result in the City may cause all weeds and grass to be cut and removed and brush to be removed and the cost thereof charged to the property under Wis. Stats. § 66.60(16). The notice shall specify a time for compliance, generally not to exceed five days. Notice is not required for second and subsequent violations occurring within a one-year period of the first violation of this section.

 Noxious weeds means any plant having the potential to cause injury to the environment, public heath, crops, livestock, land or other property. Noxious weeds shall include any weed, grass or similar plant growth which, if allowed to pollinate, would cause or produce hay fever in humans or would cause a skin rash through contact with the skin. As defined, noxious weeds shall include but not be limited to the following: Canada Thistle, Leafy Spurge, Field Bindweed (Creeping Jenny), Purple Loosestrife, Multiflora Rose, Yellow Rocket, Wild Carrot, All Rag Weeds, Goldenrod, Mustard, Bull Thistle, Poison Ivy or Burdock.

Section 82-11, Unlawful Dumping on Street, of the City of Brillion Municipal Code states that it shall be unlawful for any person to deposit or cause to be deposited, dump, sort, scatter or leave any rubbish, stone, wire, earth, ashes, cinders, sawdust, hay, glass, manure, filth, paper, snow, ice, dirt, grass, leaves, construction waste, garbage or other offensive or noxious material in any public street, sidewalk, alley, or upon any public property or upon any property of another, without the express permission of the owner or occupant thereof.

Recreational Fire Permits Required:

The City of Brillion Municipal Code requires that any person who wishes to have a recreational fire in a fire pit on their property must prior to any construction of a fire pit or fire, obtain a permit from the City Clerk’s office. The permit shall contain the name and address where the fire pit is to be installed.  The permit is limited to the family of the person named at that address and is not transferred to any other person nor to any other location.  No permanent or portable fire pit shall be closer than 20 feet from any building, structure, shed or garage.  No recreational fire shall be built larger than three feet by three feet.  All permanent recreational fire pits shall be built in a below ground pit surrounded on the outside by a non-combustible material such as concrete block, metal or rocks with a minimum depth of ten inches and shall be covered when not in use. All portable recreational fires shall be built in a device commercially manufactured for that purpose to contain outdoor wood fires and must be used in accordance with the manufacturers specifications and must be placed upon a non-combustible surface.  Material for recreational fires shall not include rubbish, garbage, threated wood, wet wood or trash and shall not contain any flammable or combustible liquids or chemicals (wet/dry). Any person requesting a permit must file with the City Clerk a document containing the signatures of all adjoining property owners (this includes all property that adjoins at a corner of their lot) indicating that the adjoining residents have no objections to the issuance of the permit or the use of a fire pit on the applicant’s property.  The permit registration fee is $25.00.

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Fee Schedule


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