Welcome to the Town Of Washington website!
The Town of Washington is located along most of southern border of the cities of Eau Claire and Altoona and the Town of Seymour and extends south to the towns of Clear Creek and Pleasant Valley. The Town is a unique community with urban to rural neighborhoods; from city-living to our farming roots, the Town of Washington has something for everyone. The three most important reasons why people live in the Town of Washington: natural beauty, quality neighborhoods, and low crime rate! Approximately 7,205 residents call the Town of Washington home; making it the 2nd largest municipality in Eau Claire County.
Summer Office Hours: Mon. - Thurs., 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Fri., 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Town Plan Commission Applicants
The deadline for submitting an application has been extended to June 1. The Town of Washington Plan Commissions primary duties involve our Comprehensive Plan, which guides the future development of the Town. Commission members will be responsible to meet three times a year to consider requests and review of the Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan is critical to smart growth within the Town. The Town Board would like to see individuals from a diverse background/area to bring a wide range of ideas and concerns forward in the planning process. The Town of Washington is a unique mix of urban and rural areas with more than 7,200 residents. To best serve the Town's residents it is important to continually review the direction of planning in the Town and see that it best meets the needs of all our residents. The Comprehensive Plan allows the Town to manage how we develop and to work efficiently with Eau Claire County, the City of Eau Claire, and City of Altoona, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and other agencies that the Town must interact with when planning decisions are made. Having a concise Comprehensive Plan and a clear vision for the Town of Washington is the best way to manage Town resources and maintain a high quality of life for our residents. Please consider becoming a member of this important commission to guide the future of the Town of Washington. Application for Plan Commission