ALL PUBLIC NOTICES ARE PLACE ON THIS WEBSITE, ON KBMW RADIO, IN THE DAILY NEWS, AND ON CHANNEL 12. Please check these sites should you have questions when you are unable to contact the City of Wahpeton.
- Water/Sewer 642-6565
- Electricity (Ottertail Power) 642-6684
- Great Plains Natural Gas 1-877-267-4764
- Midcontinent Cable Television 1-800-888-1300
- One Call 1-800-795-0555 Call before you dig.
- Building Permits within 1 mile of Wahpeton 642-6565
SNOW REMOVAL - Parking on streets is prohibited from November 1st to April 1st between the hours of 2 am to 6 am. The purpose of this parking ban is to allow winter maintenance crews unobstructed snow removal and ice control routes in order to obtain maximum effectiveness of their efforts. The police may issue parking violations and have the vehicles towed as they would be deemed a public safety hazard. Public Works can be reached at 642-6565 and Wahpeton Police phone number is 642-7722.
FIRE HYDRANTS - during the winter please remove the snow around the fire hydrants located in your yard. This saves time and assists the fire department should they need to access the hydrant in a time of a fire event. Don't park in front of hydrants if possible in case the fire department needs to access the hydrant.
ALLEY RESTRICTIONS go into effect on Monday, March 19th. Please move garbage containers to the boulevards until further notice. Listen to KBMW, read Daily News, watch Channel 12 for information on when they will be lifted. Garbage will
ATTENTION ALL RESIDENTS- All Sump Pumps are to drain into the storm drain and not to the sanitation sewer. When draining outdoors, water should not be drained into adjacent properties. Permits are required between November 15th & March 15th of each year to pump into the sanitary sewer. If no permit is obtained the fee is $75/mo & possible fines.
PETS IN WAHPETON. The City of Wahpeton has an Ordinance requiring the use of a leash on pets. Please keep your pet on a leash at all times when not on your property. There is also an Ordinance requiring owners to pick up after their pets. Please pick up any feces left by your pet and dispose of properly. People will appreciate this!
RESIDENTIAL WASTE COLLECTION- Call Waste Management at 642-8797. Refuse is picked up weekly. All recyclables are picked up bi-weekly. Excess refuse may be taken to Waste Management at 1016 11th Ave South. Contact Waste Management for disposal options. Holiday pickup schedules and additional information is available by calling Waste Management at 642-8797. Office hours are 8am-7pm Mondays; 8am-4:30pm Tuesday through Friday.
YARD WASTE - Dumpsters for yard waste collection site is located on 9th Street North by the Tree Disposal site. This site is for Wahpeton city residents only! If you are unable to bring your yard waste to the collection site it can also be disposed of in your regular garbage receptacle or bags can be delivered to Waste Management for a nominal fee. They can be reached at 642-8797.
SPRING CLEAN UP WEEK IS THE WEEK OF MAY 21ST TO 25TH. ITEMS ARE TO BE PLACED ON BOULEVARDS BY YOUR NORMAL GARBAGE DAY. THIS IS FOR SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENCES UP TO TRI-PLEXES. NO APARTMENTS OR COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES. CALL WASTE MANAGEMENT AT 642-8797 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT WHAT ITEMS THEY WILL TAKE.
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Materials, including paint, solvents, varnishes, etc. can be disposed of on the third Wednesday between 10:00am to 2:00pm between May to September at the Breckenridge Recycling Center on Hwy 75 South at no cost to residents of the city of Wahpeton. Call 643-5815 if you have questions.
BRUSH/TREES - Brush and trees may be taken to the tree disposal site north of town located at 23rd Avenue North (across from Primewood). This site is for Wahpeton city residents only!
ND DOT DRIVERS LICENSE HOURS - The North Dakota Dept. of Transportation Wahpeton Drive License Office is located in the Wahpeton Senior Center (North Door), 520 3rd Ave South. The office is open the first and third Thursdays of every month from 9:20am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to 3:40pm. The office is closed on the on all state holidays. For more information call 701-239-8940.
ND VEHICLE & TITLE OFFICE is located at the Chamber of Commerce office at 1505 11th Street North (use west door). Questions can be directed to 642-2652.
BIRTH/DEATH/MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES- If you want to get a copy of any of these certificates and it occurred anywhere in North Dakota you need to call Vital Records in Bismarck. 701-328-2360
DO NOT CALL LIST - North Dakota consumers can now call a toll free number to sign up on the Do Not Call list. 1-888-382-1222. When registering by telephone the call must originate from the phone number being registered. You may also sign up on the Web at www.donotcall.gov.
CODE RED - Richland County Code RED for Emergency Notifications and Weather Notifications. Check it out at http://www.co.richland.nd.us/communications or 701-642-7777.