FAQs

Animal Licensing

Is there a limit on dogs in the Village

Yes, you are limited to no more than three dogs in the village limits.

Do I have to license my dog or cat?

All dogs in the village that are five months or older must have a dog license every year. Dog licenses are due by April 1st each year. The cost for unaltered dogs is $8.00, altered(spayed or neutered) dogs cost $3.00 a year. A $5.00 late fee will be assessed for dogs licensed after April 1st of each year. You must bring proof of rabies vaccination with you when you purchase the dog license. The proof, from your veterinarian shows the tag number, the date of vaccination, and the vaccination expiration date. Licenses may be purchased at the Village Hall at 106 N. Center Street.

Building Permits

When do I need to purchase a building permit?

Building permits are required for new home construction, garages, storage sheds, all structure changes, electrical, and plumbing upgrades. You do not need a building permit if you are replacing items such as doors, windows, and siding. Please call the Village Hall at 608-879-2004 if you have questions regarding building permits.

Burn Permits

Do I need a Burn Permit for a bon fire?

You do not need a burn permit for a bon fire IF your bon fire is in a contained fire pit.

June Days

When is June Days

June Days if held the same weekend of Father's Day every year.

Office Hours

What are the hours at the Village Hall?

The Village Hall is open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday.

Open Records Request

How do I access public records?

 Forms are available at the Village Hall for public record requests. You should be specific about the information that you are requesting. The Village Clerk is the custodian of records and will respond to general open records requests. Requests made regarding police department records will be addressed by the Chief of Police.

Parks

How do I reserve the shelter house or ball diamond?

To reserve Purdy Park's shelter house or ball diamond you must call the Orfordville Village Hall. The Village keeps a calendar with reserved dates. Although you may reserve the shelter and ball diamond, the park is still open to the public. To place a reservation on the calendar call 608-879-2004.

Post Office

What is the number for the Orfordville Post Office?

The number is 608-879-2572.

Trash & Recycling

Which day of the week does trash and recycling get picked up?

Trash is picked up every Friday in the Village. Recycling is picked up every other Friday.  Calendars are available at the Village Hall. You can also find the information on the calendar under the residents section of this website. Please call the Village Hall at 608-879-2004 or John's Disposal at 262-473-4700  if you have questions regarding trash and recycling.  Bulk pick up is the first Friday of every month.  You do not have to call and schedule your pick up for bulk items.

Voting Information

Do I have to register to vote?

You are required to registered to vote. You must be a resident for 28 days and provide proof of residency to be able to register to vote.

Where do I vote?

Voting is held at the Village Hall at 303 E. Beloit Street. Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for every election.

Water & Sewer Billing

What is the billing schedule for water & sewer usage?

Water bills are mailed quarterly. Meters are read the first of March, June, September, and December, and are due the 20th of the following month.

Where do I pay my water bill?

Water bills can be paid at the Village Hall or Farmer's & Merchant's Bank. The bank can accept payments until the due date. Payments can be mailed to Village of Orfordville PO Box 409, Orfordville, WI 53576.

About Us

Welcome to Orfordville where you will find friendly people in a growing community with a small town atmosphere. Orfordville is a pleasant village of 1456 people who take pride in their community. You will find affordable housing that is conveniently located close to Beloit, Janesville, Madison, and Monroe. Whether you are retired, or raising a family, Orfordville is a great community to live.

IMPORTANT DATES/EVENTS                                       

Farmers Market-Thursday Evenings

Farmers Market-Saturday Mornings

Fall Fest- October 7th