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City of Eau Claire Economic Development Division

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact the City?
How do I contact the County?
Who do I contact about utilities?
How do I contact Wisconsin State Departments?
Other Information Sources

 

How Do I Contact the City?

City Manager's Office 715-839-4902
Downtown Eau Claire 715-839-4914
Economic Development/Planning 715-839-4914
Fire Department 715-839-5012
Forestry Division 715-839-5039
Health Department 715-839-4718
Inspections (building permits, zoning codes) 715-839-4947
Permits & Licenses 715-839-4912
Police Department 715-839-4972
Public Works 715-839-4934
Streets Division 715-839-4963
Water/Sewer 715-839-4954

 

How do I contact the County?

Health Department 715-839-4718
Permits & Licenses 715-839-4801
Planning & Development 715-839-4741
Register of Deeds 715-839-4745
Treasurer 715-839-4805
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture 715-839-5081

 

Who do I Contact about Utilities?

AT&T 800-660-3000
Eau Claire Energy Cooperative 715-832-1603
ONYX 715-839-9553
Water/Sewer 715-839-4954
Waste Management 800-782-7347
West Wisconsin Telcom Cooperative, Inc. 715-231-2000
Xcel Energy 800-960-6235

 

How do I contact Wisconsin State Departments?

Dept. of Administration, - Bureau of Procurement 608-266-2605
Dept. of Commerce 608-267-5100
- Business Development Assistance Center 608-266-1018
- International & Export Services 608-267-0587
- Safety and Buildings 608-266-3151
Dept. of Financial Institutions 608-261-9555
- Securities & Franchising 608-266-1064
- Uniform Commercial Code 608-261-9548
Dept. of Motor Vehicles 800-924-3570
Dept. of Natural Resources 608-266-2621
Dept. of Revenue  
- Eau Claire Office 715-836-2811
- Compliance Bureau 608-266-2776
- Income, Sales, Inheritance, and Excise Tax Division 608-266-2772
- State and Local Finance Division, Bureau of Property Tax 608-266-8661
Dept. of Workforce Development 888-300-4473
- Equal Rights Division 608-266-6860
- Unemployment Insurance 800-247-1744
- Worker's Compensation 608-266-1340
Commissioner of Insurance 800-236-8517
State Bar's Lawyer Referral and Information Service 800-362-9082
Wisconsin Legislative Hotline 800-362-9696
Wisconsin Procurement Institute 414-270-3600
Wisconsin Secretary of State (voluntary registration of trademarks) 608-266-5653
Federal Departments OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Admin.), District Office 715-832-9019
US Customs Service 414-571-2860
Federal Communications Commission 888-225-5322
Federal Trade Commission 877-382-4357
- Chicago Regional Office 312-960-5633
Food and Drug Administration 888-463-6332
Immigration and Naturalization Service 414-297-3565
Internal Revenue Service 877-777-4778
Patent and Trademark Office 800-786-9199
U.S. Small Business Administration, Regional Office 608-441-5263
-- Small Business Innovative Research And Small Business Technical Transfer Program (SBIR/STTR) 800-940-7232

 

Other Information Sources

Business Procurement Assistance 608-243-4490
Chippewa Valley Convention and Visitor Bureau 715-831-2345
Defense Alliance of Minnesota www.defensealliance.com 651-659-6767
Eau Claire Area Economic Development Corporation 715-834-0070
Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce 715-834-1204
Franchise Investment Law 608-266-8557
Impact Seven (helps WI start-ups) 608-251-8450
RCRA/Super Fund Hotline (hazardous waste disposal laws) 800-424-9346
Uniform Code Council (UPC) 937-435-3870
Virtual Business Incubator www.vbi.biz 715-345-5345
West Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission 715-836-2918
WI Better Business Bureau 800-273-1002
Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corporation 800-536-6799
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) 800-334-6873
Wisconsin Institute of Certified Public Accountants (Referral Service) 800-772-6939