Reminder to Town of Rice Lake Residents
October is National Fire Prevention Month
Be sure to check your batteries in smoke alarms and have fire extinguishers recharged if needed. Click on our Fire Inspection Department to access a link to the National Fire Prevention Association’s home safety checklist.
TOWN OF RICE LAKE RESIDENTS
DOG LICENSES ARE DUE BY MARCH 31
Pursuant to Wis. Stat. 174.05 and 95.21(2), every person who owns or harbors a DOG in the Town of Rice Lake is required to have your dog vaccinated against rabies and to be licensed. To purchase a license, simply mail in a copy of your dog’s current rabies vaccination certificate and the appropriate fee ($6 for spayed/neutered or $11 for unaltered) to the Town of Rice Lake, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868 or stop at the Town Municipal Building during office hours (Mon-Wed 8:00 – 2:30 and Thurs. Noon – 4:00). A late fee of $6.00 will also apply after March 31. Failure to license could result in a penalty of up to $500.
Attention Farmers and Agricultural Businesses
Effective January 1, 2015, Wisconsin Act 377 requires a "No Fee Permit" to be obtained for Implements of Husbandry and Ag Commercial Motor Vehicles that exceed weight limit restrictions. A letter explaining this law in more detail is available here: IoH and Ag CMV letter
To obtain an application for a "No Fee Permit", please click on the "Forms and Permits" tab on the left. Applications should be mailed to: Town of Rice Lake, 1830 Macauley Ave., Rice Lake, WI 54868.