NOTICE: City Buildings & Services Affected by COVID-19

All City of Oak Creek buildings, including the Library and Recycling Yard are closed to the public until further notice. More details here.
All playgrounds in Oak Creek are closed until further notice. More details here.
All polling places have been consolidated to the Oak Creek High School for April 7, 2020's Presidential Preference Primary and General Election. More details here.

How Oak Creek is Responding to COVID-19

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We are committed to helping protect the well-being of our residents, customers, and employees.  Our departments will continue to provide essential services to our residents, but we are limiting public access to our facilities at this time.

We are monitoring the CDC's real-time updates and Wisconsin Department of Health's guidelines related to COVID-19. The Oak Creek Health Department has also compiled a list of restrictions and other resources for our community on their web page. Milwaukee county has additional resources on their website as well as a dashboard showing the number of cases in Milwaukee County.

Please see the "City Clerk and Voting" section below for the most current April 7 Election information.

City Actions to Minimize Risk of Exposure and Slow the Spread of COVID-19

  • All non-essential City travel has been suspended until further notice.
  • All non-essential City meetings have been postponed until further notice.
  • We are temporarily conducting public meetings via video conference and prohibiting in-person attendance by members of the public to limit public gatherings or 10 or more people. In order to ensure that the public has an opportunity to participate. Persons wishing to participate need to register prior to the start of the meeting. If you wish to simply view the meeting please visit our live stream the day of the meeting on the City of Oak Creek YouTube Page.
  • For the safety of our residents and poll workers, please request an absentee ballot at
  • All playgrounds in Oak Creek are closed until further notice. Playground equipment and basketball courts should not be used at this time. Park green spaces can still be used, but we ask you to practice social distancing, keeping at least 6 feet between you and others. Thank you to the community for cooperation with all closures and social distancing instructions; you are helping to slow the spread of disease in our community.
  • All City of Oak Creek buildings, including the Library and Recycling Yard are closed to the public until further notice.  Public interaction with City offices will be limited until further notice, as outlined below.

Accessing City Services

Although all City buildings are closed to the public, City staff are still working to provide essential services to the public.  Learn more below.  Please call (414) 766-7000 if you have additional questions.

Assessor's Office
Building Inspection / Engineering
City Clerk and Voting
City Treasurer (Property Taxes & Pet Licenses)
Community Development / Zoning Administration
Fire Department
Health Department
Police Department / Municipal Court
Public Works / Recycling Yard
Recreation Department
Water & Sewer Utility

Shopping for Essentials?  

For your convenience, we've put together a handy resource of grocery store locations and hours, including dedicated shopping times for seniors.

How You Can Help

You can help with prevention by covering your cough, staying home when you are sick and practicing good hand-washing. Review CDC information on preventing spread in communities.

Your Questions and Concerns

We know there are additional questions and concerns related to the COVID-19 situation. There are a lot of unknowns and developing news about COVID-19. Continue to follow the CDC's website for information as it develops and the Wisconsin Department of Health's guidance

Oak Creek COVID-19 News

Additional News and Updates available on our COVID-19 News & Updates page