Land & Water Management

Mission Statement


It is our mission to work with our community to improve land and water management practices to improve and preserve Ozaukee County's natural resources for generations to come. 

2019 Ozaukee County Clean Sweep Program
Saturday, May 11, 2019

8:00 am - 12:00 pm


Location: Ozaukee County Highway Shop

 1221 Hilltop Drive Town of Cedarburg

The 2019 Ozaukee County Clean Sweep is an opportunity for residents, agricultural producers, and some businesses to properly dispose of hazardous waste, used tires, electronics, and appliances. The Land and Water Management Department is sponsoring this Clean Sweep program, partnering with the Ozaukee County Highway Department, Veolia Environmental Services, Goodwill, and Refrigerant Depot, LLC.

The drive-through collection makes this program simple and efficient for everyone.

A $20.00 registration fee per vehicle is required for hazardous waste only. Registration is not necessary for used tires and electronics/appliances, but disposal fees apply to tires and some electronics. Fees must be paid when the items are dropped off.

General Information/Link to Register Online & Pay with Credit Card
$20.00 per vehicle fee

Printable Registration Form & Pay with Check
$20.00 per vehicle fee

Accepted Hazardous Waste Items  / Items We WILL NOT Accept
Household & Agricultural Chemicals & Materials

Used Tires
Registration is Not Necessary / Disposal Fees Apply

Electronics/Appliances
Registration is Not Necessary / Disposal Fees Apply to Some Items

Very Small Quantity Generator Businesses (VSQG)
Register with Veolia / Veolia Will Calculate Cost


County Tree Program

THE TREE SALE IS CLOSED.  YOU CAN CALL THE OFFICE AT 262 284 8313 IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE PLACED ON THE ONE DAY SALE LIST.

Ozaukee County has been offering trees and shrubs at an affordable price for almost 30 years, resulting in the sale of over a million plants. The program encourages the planting of trees and shrubs for the numerous environmental benefits they provide. Trees and shrubs are sold on a first-come first-served basis. Trees and shrubs are normally ready for pick up in mid- to late-April at the Ozaukee County Highway Shop, 410 South Spring Street, Port Washington. Post cards detailing the pick-up date and times are mailed nearer to the time of distribution.

The County also provides the opportunity to purchase prairie seed, rain barrels, and bluebird houses made by the Friends of Harrington Beach State Park.

Thank you for your past and future participation.

2018 Ozaukee Dirt Newsletter

Quick Links to Information

Cooperative Programs

Discover more specific information about various cooperative programs.
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Cost Share Programs

Read about various national and federal programs aimed at helping land owners, conservation, and wildlife management.  Link to page

Regulatory Programs

Browse through the regulatory programs offered by the land and water management department.  Link to page

Contractor List (Plumbers)

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Friends of the Cedarburg Bog

The Cedarburg Bog was designated a State Natural Area in 1952: it was the second property in the state added to this program. It is currently owned primarily by the DNR and the University of Wisconsin, with some private inholdings.
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Non-Metallic Mining

Find basic permits, regulatory plans, and basic information about non-metallic mining here. Link to page

Shoreline Stability

View information on shoreline stability, erosion, and find helpful resources.
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Ulao Creek

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Flood Protection

Learn how to take action in protecting your family, property, and self from floods.

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Shoreland Zoning Permit Application

permit applications
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