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Department of Public Works

5635 S. New Berlin Road

Hales Corners, WI 53130

(414) 529-6165

Fax: (414) 529-6179

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The Public Works Department is responsible for the infrastructure of the Village.  Staff members maintain streets, and ditches; maintain Village property, buildings, and equipment; plow our streets; maintain the Village’s forestry and landscaping plans; and regulate, negotiate, and enforce waste contracts, in addition to many other activities.

The Department is staffed by a full-time Public Works Director, a full-time Foreman, a full-time Mechanic, two full-time Operators/ Laborers, and seasonal part-time help.

Click a link below for more details on these Public Works activities.


S. New Berlin Rd. Construction 2023



Street Light Outage

For street light outages please follow the link below:

Enter in the cross streets and/or city and state. It will bring up dots representing street lights.  Click on the dot representing the street light you would like to report a problem for and it can be submitted there.


Water Service Installation

Milwaukee Water Works provides water service to Hales Corners properties.


1)Obtain a Plumbing Permit from Hales Corners Building Inspection Department (see their page for permit copies)

2)Obtain a Water Permit through Milwaukee

3)Obtain an Outside Plumbing Permit through Milwaukee

***Milwaukee requires Type K Copper Piping***

Call Dave, the Milwaukee Inspector at 414-286-3311 for further details.



Director of Public Works
Phone: 414-529-6165
Fax: 414-529-6179