Kenosha County "How To"
For new and longtime residents alike, here is a list of quick links to help you access government services and information in Kenosha County.
If you cannot find what you're looking for here, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of the County Executive at 262-653-2600 or [email protected].
- Follow Kenosha County government feeds on social media
- Find meeting agendas and view weekly meetings lists
- View news releases on the Kenosha County website
Find public officials and government offices:
Each year, the Kenosha County Clerk's Office publishes a comprehensive directory listing public officials and offices on the municipal, county, state and federal levels.
View the directory here
Find out where I vote and who represents me
Find voter information
- Find out where you vote, view a schedule of upcoming elections and results from previous elections on the Kenosha County Clerk's Office Election Information Page.
- View or update your voter registration status and request an absentee ballot at MyVote Wisconsin.
Enjoy Kenosha County Parks
Established in 1927, the Kenosha County Parks system offers more than 1,500 acres of managed recreational land at eight parks located across the county, plus some 14 miles of paved cycling trails.
View the Kenosha County Parks website
Check beach water quality reports
Kenosha County Public Health records and reports water quality at beaches across the county (including Lake Michigan and inland lakes) throughout the swimming season.
View the reports
Find vital records
The Kenosha County Register of Deeds' Office has birth, death, marriage and domestic partnership records for events that occurred in Kenosha County, as well as many records for events that occurred statewide.
Learn more about vital records
Access human services
- Aging and Disability Resources
- Child Support
- Children and Family Services
- Emergency Food Services
- Mental Health & Substance Abuse Resources
- Public Health
- Unemployment/Job Search/Recruitment
- Veterans Services
Get a private well test
Kenosha County Public Health offers testing of private wells for fluoride, nitrates and total coliform level.
Get a driver's license
Driver's licenses and state I.D. cards are administered by the Wisconsin DMV. The local office is located at 4911 88th Ave., Kenosha (near the intersection of Highway H (88th Avenue) and Highway 158 (52nd Street).
View office hours and links to online services
Access public transportation
- Kenosha Area Transit (serving the City of Kenosha)
- Western Kenosha County Transit (providing bus service connecting rural Kenosha County to Kenosha, Lake Geneva and Antioch, Ill.
Get a residential building permit
The Kenosha County Division of Planning and Development administers zoning permits for properties within the towns of Brighton, Paris, Randall, Somers and Wheatland, and the village of Somers.
View more details here.
Links to other municipalities' permitting information are below: