Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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

COVID-19 Update: Below is an alphabetical listing by department explaining how City of Beaver Dam services will be altered during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Please contact us at 920-887-4600 as it likely we can help you over the phone.

City Assessor (920) 749-8098

City Attorney (920) 887-3781
As a precautionary measure and to protect our office from the COVID-19 coronavirus, the City Attorney’s office back office door will be locked and our inner front office door in the waiting room will be locked to the public. Our office will remain open during business hours; however, only City personnel will be allowed to enter unless in the case of an emergency. Thank you.

City Clerk (920) 887-4600

City Hall will reopen the backside parking lot entrance on November 30th to allow the public access to bill-paying during tax season. Contact City Hall at 920-887-4600 for assistance by phone.

Common Council
We are encouraging the general public to consider foregoing in-person attendance in favor of viewing the recorded meetings.

Community Activities & Services (920) 887-4639

Engineering (920) 887-4600 x 326

Economic Development (920) 887-4661

Finance (920) 887-4600

Fire & Rescue Department (920) 887-4609

Inspection Services (920) 887-4600 x 340
For all building permits and inspection related inquiries, please call 887-4600, ext 340. Consult the City of Beaver Dam Inspection Services webpage to find permit applications under the “Forms” section at the top of the page.

Library (920) 887-4631
The Beaver Dam Community Library is offering virtual programs and remote services, as well as the Digital Library. New users can register for a virtual card through the registration form on the library catalog at Have a question? Contact the library by phone at 920-887-4631, email, text 66746 (start your question with askbdcl) or message us on the library’s Facebook page. Staff are monitoring and responding to voicemails, emails, texts, Facebook. The library building will be reopening on February 1, 2021, at 9 am. Library business hours are 9 am to 6 pm weekdays and 9 am to 1 pm on Saturday and closed on Sunday.

The Mailbox Library service allows Beaver Dam library cardholders to request library books, audiobooks, DVDs, and CDs from the Beaver Dam Community Library collection during the COVID-19 library closure. We encourage you to use the various online opportunities available and librarians will respond to requests for assistance in accessing the digital library and virtual programming. We look forward to once again providing in-person service as soon as it is legally and safely possible.

Returning Library Items
Library patrons are encouraged to keep their library items at home until the library reopens. Outdoor book drops remain open. However, if you or any members of your household have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not return your library materials right now. Remember, we are now a fine-free library. 

Digital Library
We encourage you to access the many digital services your library provides, such as eBooks, eAudiobooks, digital magazines, databases, and online classes. Hoopla checkouts have been increased to 30 per patron per month so that you can access more TV series, movies, and music now, as well as eBooks and eAudiobooks. Please visit the Beaver Dam Digital Library website or through the Beaver Dam Community Library catalog.

Mayor (920) 887-4600 x 398

Parks & Forestry (920) 887-4623
Closed to the public. A sign is posted for "appointments only.”

Police Department (920) 887-4614

Public Works (920) 887-4635
Closed to the public. A sign is posted for "appointments only.”

Stormwater Utility (920) 887-4600 x 326
Closed to the public. A sign is posted for "appointments only.”

Utilities (920) 887-4625
UTILITY BILL PAYMENTS: We will be extending the due date for utility bill payments from March 20 to March 27.

In addition to mailing your payments, two drop boxes are available at City Hall. One is located street-side on Lincoln Avenue, and the other is located next to the rear entrance.

We also encourage you to consider using Xpress Bill Pay, our convenient online bill payment service. Please visit our website at and select “Pay Bills” from the home page to be directed to the Xpress Bill Pay website.