Waste Disposal and Recycling Hours are Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Please drop off waste and recyclables during these hours only!
Town of Theresa residents are required to show proof of residency when bringing in waste and recyclable items to the Town's drop-off and recycling collection site. The bright yellow Recycling Identification card must be displayed on the dash of your vehicle each time you bring in trash or recyclables for disposal. Please contact Diane Steger (920-488-2033) if you need a replacement or additional Recycling ID card. Ony Town of Theresa residents may dispose of recyclable and non-recycylabe waste at N8679 CTY RD P. Building owners are required to notify renters/tenants of waste disposal requirements.
Disposal fees for non-recyclable waste are based on the size of the container. Large appliances and household items may be dropped off. No electronics. The Town of Theresa Fee Schedule contains the current list of charges for non-recyclable waste and large items. (Copies are available in the Town Hall lobby or from the recycling attendant.)
Theres is no charge for the disposal of recyclable items. Plastics (#1 and #2 only), glass, tin cans, aluminum cans, newspaper, other paper, magazines, and cardboard can be brought in for recycling. Drain oil can be brought in small containers. Scrap metal may also be disposed of at no charge.
Monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of every month, unless published and posted otherwise. All meetings are held at 7:30 p.m. at the Theresa Town Hall at N8679 Highway P, Theresa. This year’s meetings will be on the following dates, unless published and posted otherwise.
Dates coming soon...
Building Permit is Required
When do you need BOTH a permit and inspection?
To build a new dwelling and attached structures.
To remodel a dwelling with cost in excess of $3,500 within a 12 month period.
To make any structural change to a dwelling.
To make major changes to a dwelling’s mechanical systems. (Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilating, Electrical Plumbing, etc.)
To build or make changes to any commercial building. [Commercial zoning, Conditional Use Permit, and state permits are also required.]
Contact Kunkel Engineering for information on required permits and fees, and to obtain necessary forms. Phone 1-920-356-9447
When do you need ONLY a permit from the Town of Theresa?
To build any new building over 100 sq. ft. and under 960 sq. ft.) that does not require inspection. [A Conditional Use Permit is required for any building over 960 sq. ft. that is not being used for agricultural purposes.]
To build, remodel, or repair any structure, including a dwelling, with a cost in excess of $2,000.
To re-side, re-roof, install new replacement windows, finish interior surfaces, or install cabinetry in a dwelling.
When is NO permit or inspection needed?
To replace a furnace, central air conditioner, water heater, or any other major piece of equipment in a dwelling.
Permit applications are available at the Theresa Town Hall and from Town Officials. Contact the Town Clerk (Diane Steger (920) 488-2033) or Town Chairman (Paul Christian (920) 387-3174) if you have any questions.
There is NO fee charged for this permit. After submission of a building permit application, the Town board will inspect the property and/or determine if the plans meet the criteria of the current Building Ordinance and Zoning Ordinance. It is the property owners' responsibility to abide by all State, County, and Local Ordinances.
Penalties. A permit must be obtained before work can begin. Fines for noncompliance will be imposed. Forfeitures shall be not less than $50 or more than $500 for each day of noncompliance.
Please contact Town Clerk, Diane Steger, at 920-488-2033 to check availability of the Town Hall before you send in the reservation form. The reservation form can be downloaded on the Forms & Permits page.