Frequently Asked Questions
What hours is the City Hall open?
8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday-Friday
Do I need a permit to drive my golf cart or ATV on city streets?
Yes, you must apply for a permit at the City Hall or you can find the form on our forms page. The fee is $25 for as long as you own the vehicle. We require a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
I want to camp at JF Jacobsen Park, what information do I need to know?
We have 8 camping sites available on a first come/first serve basis. There is electrical hook up and 1 water spigot. We also have a his/her bathroom, but no showers. A dump station is available. There is no flat fee to camp, but a free will donation box. However, during the fair, there is a flat fee of $50 per camper.
Where can I get a Zoning/Building permit?
You can stop up at the City Hall or you may print off the form from our forms page. You will be required to provide us with a diagram of your building plans along with measurements of your property line. Fee is $25 if total building materials are less than $20,000 and $50 if over $20,000.
Who do I call to mark my utility lines if I need to dig?
Gopher One will come mark your utility lines for no charge. You can call Gopher One at (800) 252-1166 and they will contact all the companies who need to mark their utility lines. You must call at least 2 working days prior to digging.
What is the number for the city bus?
Prairie Five Rides can be reached at (877) 757-4337. They operate Mon-Fri.
How do I contact the senior nutrition site?
The Prairie Five Senior Nutrition site phone number is (320) 598-3465 and is located in the basement of the City Hall. They prefer that you call one day ahead to sign up for meal.
How do I sign up for swimming lessons at the Madison Swimming Pool?
You can sign up at the City Hall or by calling the swimming pool during their regular hours at (320) 598-3766.
Why is my water bill high?
You could possibly have a leaky toilet or trouble with a water heater or softener. Stop into City Hall to pick up your blue tablets to test toilet leaks.
How can I get a visitor information about Madison?
You can view the visitor packet on our website or call the Madison Chamber Office at (320) 598-7301.
I would like to start a business in Madison who do I contact?
We would love to talk with you. Please contact the LqP EDA office at (320) 598-7976.