Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Welcome to the official website of the City of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin!

The Engineering Department plans and supervises construction of a wide variety of infrastructure projects within the City.  This department provides information to developers, contractors, consultants and other city departments and the general public in support of development and construction projects.

As the city's planning agency, it administers the city's comprehensive plan, supports the Plan Commission, and is responsible for a range of ancillary services such as site drainage plan reviews, traffic studies, construction site erosion control plans and similar functions. This department also manages city mapping, facility records and related information.

Ritchie Piltz,
Director of Facilities and Engineering

City Hall
205 S Lincoln Ave
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
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  • Phone: (920) 887-4600 x 326
  • Staff Directory
  • Office Hours:
    7:30 am to 12:00 pm & 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Specifications & Maps
Specifications & Maps

Specifications & Maps

The Engineering Department is a resource for city maps such as a city street map, zoning map, parcel map, aldermanic ward map, utility system maps and street lighting maps.

See list of maps in the "Links" tab above.

Current Bids & Projects
Current Bids & Projects

Current Bids & Projects

The City of Beaver Dam works to acquire commodities and services in the most cost effective, efficient and impartial manner within the appropriate guidelines. Goods, services, and construction, are generally obtained through a bid or proposal solicitation process to offer the opportunity for equitable participation by businesses.

See a list of current bids & projects in the "Links" tab above.

Rezoning
Rezoning

Rezoning

Each parcel of land in the City of Beaver Dam is zoned under the provisions of the zoning code. If a property owner proposes to use his/her property in a way that is not permitted by the current zoning, they may request that the zoning of their property be changed to a different zoning district that would permit their proposed use.

Sidewalks and Roads
Sidewalks and Roads

Sidewalks and Roads

Did you know Beaver Dam has over seventy miles of streets in the city? The Engineering Department designs streets and other infrastructure projects to ensure they adhere to budgetary and environmental requirements. The Department of Public Works > is responsible for street maintenance responsibilities.

Traffic Signals, Signs & Lights
Traffic Signals, Signs & Lights

Traffic Signals, Signs & Lights

The Engineering Department designs and implements the planning and construction of city signals, signs and lights. The Department of Public Works maintains all city-owned intersection traffic signals and ornamental street lights on metal poles. Street lights on wooden poles are maintained by Alliant Energy.

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