City Clerk / Treasurer & Forms

Melinda D. Jones, Clerk / Treasurer / Zoning Administrator
Deputy Clerk / Treasurer – Accountant – Shawn Walsh
Deputy Clerk / Treasurer – Administrative – Aaron Joyce
450 South Main Street
Richland Center, WI  53581
P: 608-647-3466
Hours: Mon-Fri, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

To make miscellaneous payments to the city via credit/debit card, please click on the link below.  Please Note: Fees do apply.  GovPayNet Fee Schedule v. GPP#3


Uncollectable Personal Property Tax Bills Written Off 1 6 2015

Debts Transferred To State Debt Collection System 1 6 2015


Public records, budgets, voting records, real estate and property taxes, licenses, and open book/board of review items may be viewed during office hours.

The City of Richland Center offers a Shared Ride Taxi Service: Richland Center Transit provides service Monday-Friday 6:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 7:00 pm and Sunday from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.  If you need a ride call 608- 649-TAXI (8294).

The City adopted a Title VI Plan on September 2, 2014.  Title VI Notice to Public
Title VI Complaint Procedure      Title VI Complaint Form

Reso 2016-5 Non-Discrimination Statement

Voting & Election Information

Elections are held at the Richland Center Community Center at 1050 N. Orange Street.  Polls are open from 7:00 A.M. through 8:00 P.M.  Anyone wanting to be an election observer needs to register at the polls.



ADA grievance procedure


City Budget Information:

2019 Published Budget

2018 Published budget

2017 Published Budget


Real Estate Taxes/Personal Property Taxes:

Tax bills are usually available the last week of December each year. First half payments are due by January 31 to the Richland Center City Treasurer 450 S. Main Street, Richland Center, WI 53581. Second half payments are due by July 31 to the Richland County Treasurer P.O. Box 348, Richland Center, WI 53581. Late Penalty is 1% interest each month on the unpaid balance until paid in full.

To make a property tax payment online click here NOTE: Fees will apply GovPayNet Fee Schedule v. GPP#3
make your payment at



Dog Licenses:

Annual Dog Licenses need to be obtained in the Clerk/Treasurer’s Office by April 1.  The cost is $8.00 per dog or $3.00 if the pet is spayed or neutered. You must bring a copy of your receipt from the Veterinarian that shows the date of Rabies Vaccination, the serial number, and the expiration date.


Concern Report Form

Public Comment Form For Meetings

Annexation Petition

Building Permit Form

Conditional Use Permit Application

Driveway Permit

Dumpster Permit Application Form

Land Split

Mobile Food-Desert Establishments

Municipal License Form (Tree Cutting, Recreation Parlor, Video Games/Arcade, Meat Locker/Abattoir, Taxi, Mobile/Manufactured Home Parks)

Parade Permit Application

Peddlers License Application Form and CHAP 290 PEDDLERS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS 1950
(Fees are under Chapter 290.07)

Picnic-Temp License Application

Request for Open Records

Rezoning Application

Sidewalk Permit application

Street Closing Application

Street Cutting application

Tobacco License Application ctp-200

Operator License Application

Revolving Loan Fund Application

Variance Application

Zoning Permit Application