Village Clerk's Office

The Village Hall building is open.  Staff is also available by phone. The Clerk Department's number is 414.847.2700.  To reach a different department, please click on this link to the phone directory

The Clerk Department is governed by State Statutes 61.25 and 61.26 and is responsible for various duties including but not limited to:

  • Election administration
  • Official agenda and minutes preparation
  • Maintenance of Village Ordinances and Resolutions
  • Administration of alcohol, business and special event licenses/permits
  • Tax calculation, collection, and disbursement
  • Management of the annual Board of Review
  • Official custodian of Village records and the Village seal
  • Coordination of appointments to the Village’s boards, committees, and commissions

The Clerk Department provides a one-stop opportunity for our residents to take care of all their basic requests. The Clerk Department works closely with the Village Clerk and other departments to provide seamless services to our residents. Services are available in person, by mail or online as noted:

  • License your dog or cat (by mail or in person)
  • Pay your utility bill (by mail, in person or online)
  • Pay your property taxes (by mail, in person or online)
  • Pay your miscellaneous receivable/invoice (by mail, in person or online)
  • Register your vehicle for night parking permission - single-night, monthly on-street, or monthly lot (per availability) on-line
  • Register to vote. For additional information, please visit the Clerk's webpage.
  • Request an absentee ballot (by mail or in person)
  • Schedule a block party (by mail or in person)
  • Update Utility Bill Information (name on account, mailing address)

Please call us or email us if you have any questions or concerns. We are here to help facilitate your requests.

Our Mission
The Shorewood Clerk Department commits to provide an extraordinary customer service experience to Shorewood citizens - every customer, every time. We accomplish this goal by:

  • Delivering consistently excellent customer service to all our customers
  • Consistently performing beyond customer expectations
  • Being sensitive to the needs and concerns of all our citizens
  • Consciously listening to our customer's requests
  • Representing the Village of Shorewood in a professional manner
  • Making every interaction between our customers and ourselves a positive one
  • Treating every individual with respect and as the most important person in our day