Code Compliance seeks compliance with City ordinances pertaining to maintenance, sanitation, rehabilitation, conservation, and safety of existing residential and commercial properties. This can include such things as graffiti, high weeds and grass, junked vehicles, safety concerns, and much more. The City of Waupaca codes are intended to benefit everyone while making our neighborhoods a better place to live, work, and play. Please click on the links below for more information.
Learn more about Code Violations
The City of Waupaca has many written ordinances that are designed to maintain a healthy, safe, and clean environment, carry out land use policy, and preserve the quality-of-life standards that residents and businesses enjoy in our community.
There are many types of codes: Zoning, Fire, Uniform Building, Housing Maintenance, various health, and Safety codes. Code enforcement is a responsibility shared across City departments. To be effective and efficient, code enforcement also needs the cooperation of residents and businesses.
Because there are many codes—many involving complex technical or legal issues—residents frequently have questions about code enforcement and their role in keeping Waupaca a great place to live and work. The following information will answer the most frequently asked questions about code enforcement in our community.
Common Ordinance Violations
Tenant & Landlord Rights
The complete State of Wisconsin Statute on Landlord and Tenant (Chapter 704) can be found here.
Additional information regarding tenant and landlord rights can be found in the following link:
Additional information and questions relating to Consumer Protection in the State of Wisconsin may be directed to:
Bureau of Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Drive PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708
Additional information and questions relating to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development may be directed to:
Milwaukee Field Office
310 West Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 950
Milwaukee, WI 53203