& Contact Info.
Dogs over 5 months of age
must be vaccinated and licensed within the village. Licenses can
be obtained from the Village Clerk's Office. For more information on
Dog Licensing click HERE.
No animal shall be allowed to
run at-large in the village. All animals must be tied or enclosed
in a proper enclosure so as not to allow said animals to interfere with
passing public or neighbors.
Owners shall not allow solid fecal matter of animals to deposit on any
street alley or other public or private property unless such matter is
No dogs, cats or other
animals shall be permitted in any public cemetery or park.
Missing pets should be
reported to the Police Department at 527-2145.
If you reside in the Village
of New Glarus and own a bicycle, it must be licensed. Bicycles may be
licensed at any time at the police department. There is a fee for
permanent registry. You will need to bring your bike along when
Bicycles are prohibited on sidewalks.
Traffic court is held at the
Green County Circuit Court which is located at the Justice Center, 2841
6th Street, Monroe WI 53566. Contact Sergeant
with any questions regarding citations received from the New Glarus
The Village of New Glarus has the following curfew restrictions:
Any person under
the age of 16, must be accompanied by a legal guardian, between the
hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday and
between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Friday and
Any person under the
age of 18, 16 or older, must be accompanied by a legal guardian,
between the hours of
11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on Sunday through Thursday and between the
hours of 12 midnight and 6:00 a.m. on Friday and Saturday.
For additional information
or exceptions to curfew please contact the New Glarus Police Department
The Green County Sheriff's
Department conducts the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education)
program to Fifth Grade Students at the New Glarus Elementary School.
This program teaches kids to resist drugs and violence and is conducted
by a Green County Sheriff Deputy. The D.A.R.E program has been
proven to be an effective tool in combating the growing drug and
violence problem in our communities.
Moving Into State
Both drivers and vehicles
licenses must be applied for as soon as you establish residency in
Wisconsin; there is no grace period.
applications and driver's manuals may be obtained at the New Glarus
Police Department or at Wisconsin DOT office which is located at 815 1st
Avenue in Monroe. The phone number is (608)
parking begins November 15th of each year and ends March 31 of each
year. This requires anyone parking a vehicle on a village street to park
on the even side of the street on even days and on the odd side of the
street on odd days, which is enforced between 1:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m.
This means you should park on the side of the street where houses have
even numbers on the even days and vice versa. Note: Don't
forget that the enforcement begins at 1:00 a.m., so if you park your car
before midnight, remember to park the vehicle on the correct side of the
street bearing in mind that the date will change at midnight . Also,
December 31st is followed by January 1st, and January 31st is followed
by February 1st, which are both two odd days in a row, so park accordingly.
If you live on a street with No Parking on one side, the alternate-side
winter parking does not apply to that area. There are also areas in the
village that are exempt from the winter parking ordinance, so if you
have any questions, contact the New Glarus Police Department at 527-2145.
If you have a vehicle that
cannot be moved in accordance with the ordinances, please contact the
Police Department with your request the night before your vehicle would
be subject to enforcement action. Please do not wait until you
receive a parking citation.
There are also restrictions on the parking of vehicles with a weight in
excess of 12,000 pounds, length over 19 feet or height more than 8 feet
from the roadway, including trailers, boat or snowmobile trailers,
busses, campers, farm implements, or recreation vehicles.
"Shop with a Cop" Program
The Green County Law
Enforcement Administrators' Association (GCLEAA) has sponsored the "Shop With A Cop" program
since 2002. This program is designed
to provide kids an opportunity to "Shop With A Cop" to provide their
family with Christmas presents, they wouldn't have been able to receive
without the program. The Police Chiefs, Sheriff and other Law
Enforcement Administrators of Green County, working with their Officers,
the local School Districts, Wal-Mart and other organizations, bring a
brighter Christmas to kids each year.
If you would like to make a donation to this worthy cause, you may send
a donation made out to "Shop With A Cop" in care of the New Glarus
Police Department. Contact Sergeant
with any questions regarding the "Shop with a Cop" program.
Riding or operating
skateboards, roller skis, roller blades, in-line skates, roller skates
or other similar play vehicle is prohibited on any roadway, any village
sidewalk within the business district, any public parking lot, in
Veteran's Memorial Park and on private property without owner's consent.
It is also unlawful to operate play vehicles between the hours of 10
p.m. and 8 a.m.
A 24 hour "anonymous tip"
line is available. The number is 1-800-I-C-CRIME.
Vacation Home Checks
We will retain information
concerning departure and return dates of vacationers resulting in vacant
homes for any period of time. Persons leaving on vacation must
provide a name and phone number of local key holder for emergency