Town of Westport

Regular Office Hours:

Fridays 7:30am-Noon

Kennedy Administration Building
5387 Mary Lake Road
Waunakee, WI 53597
Phone: (608) 849-4372 Fax: (608) 849-9657

The office will be closed if Waunakee Schools are closed due to road conditions.

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News and Announcements


The Westport Administrative Offices are CLOSED due to COVID-19 Pandemic. Please call 608/849-4372 or email for assistance. Stay home...stay safe!!

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In-person Absentee Voting dates are October 20, 2020 through October 30, 2020

The Town of Westport will have days and times that you are welcome to walk in without an appointment to vote In-person Absentee. This will be held at the Town of Westport in the Community Meeting Room located at 5387 Mary Lake Road. If you choose to come in during these times you will not need an appointment, you will be required to wear a mask, and follow social distancing requirements of six feet.

If you are not able to attend these dates and times, you can schedule an appointment during the following times.

To schedule an appointment please call us at 608-849-4372. Thank you!

Please submit all paperwork, applications and plans for permits electronically to

Halloween and trick-or-treating will look a little different this year. Westport has no rules on trick-or-treating, we just recommend being reasonable, and that people trick-or-treating near Middleton follow the City's rules and if living near Waunakee follow the Village's rules. Also please follow the guidelines and Halloween Tips recommended by Public Health Madison & Dane County. Stay safe out there!

Leaf-free Streets for Clean Waters: Sign up for rain alerts, get more information, or request free yard signs here

Schumacher Road Closure: Schumacher Road will be closed due to construction; primarily from Easy Street to Cuba Valley Road.

2020 Road Improvements Construction Update for the Week of: October 26, 2020

Dane County Sheriff's Office News Release: Slow Down, Move Over

Dane County Sheriff's Office News Release: Car Thefts and Break-Ins

Restored Lawn Care Tips Sheet

Town of Westport Emergency Order 20-01 Emergency Order 20-01 - Certain Construction Activity During COVID-19

Measures being taken at Town of Westport regarding COVID-19 COVID-19 Update #11 May 19, 2020

According to Public Health Madison and Dane County: • Complaints and concerns about enforcement of the mask order SHOULD NOT be sent to law enforcement. The public health team will determine the "best way to provide education to individuals and businesses that are noncompliant, with the goal of providing education first, before moving towards enforcement." Concerns and complaints about businesses may be emailed to: This email address should not be used to complain about individuals not wearing masks. Public Health News Release: New Orders Requiring Face Coverings

Face Covering Information Page

Open Burning in the Town of Westport is restricted and regulated by the Town Code of Ordinances. A brief summary can be viewed here

Any resident who will be leaving town for any extended period of time and would like periodic checks on their property, may contact the Dane County Sheriff's Office at 608-255-2345.

When reporting alarms or lift station outages, residents are asked to please contact 608-849-4372.

If you are doing any grading, digging or topography changes near a pond, lake or stream, please contact the Town of Westport or Dane County Land and Water Resources to see if there are special permits that might be required. This will help avoid fees and penalties for not following proper procedures.

Town of Westport Historic Resources Survey

Dane County Bike Routes

Dane County Bicycle Map

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