Director of Public Works
115 West Pleasant Street
Portage, WI 53901
608-742-2176, Ext. 325
The Department of Public Works has administrative responsibilities in the area of planning, zoning, and inspection services. Among the services provided to the community by the Department of Public Works are: snow removal, sidewalk replacement/restoration; tree removal; mosquito abatement; street construction/maintenance; storm sewer construction/maintenance; refuse collection; yard waste collection; and sanitary sewer maintenance.
Notice to Commercial Contractors not working within the City Limits:
The drop off site at the City Garage for asphalt and concrete is only available for contractors working on projects for the city.
The brush drop off site on Airport Road is only available for Portage residents.
To pay for a Building Permit Click here: https://www.portagewi.gov/make-a-payment/
or pay by phone at: 1-800-487-4567. Tell them Jurisdiction code 5843.