Public Works & Utilities

  1. Important Notice

    Unwarranted Stop Sign Removal Project

    The Village of Cottage Grove will be removing unwarranted stop signs on October 26, 2021. Read on...
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    Last Brush Collection of 2021 - November 1

    The Public Works Department will be collecting brush the week of November 1, 2021. To ensure pickup, please have your brush to the curb by 6:00 AM on November 1. This will be the last brush collection of 2021.


The Village of Cottage Grove Public Works Department exists to provide, control, and maintain reliable and cost-effective public works facilities and systems in a manner that emphasizes customer satisfaction, public service, and the long-term best interest of the community.

Glacial Drumlin Bike Path Project - 2021

The Village of Cottage will be extending the Glacial Drumlin Bike Path from the trailhead on Main Street to the western limits of the Village, terminating at Bakken Park where is awaits the completion of a Dane County project to connect Cottage Grove and Madison. The project will be completed in the summer of 2021. 
Glacial Drumlin Bike Path Plans

Leak Credit Policy and Leak Credit Application

The Village of Cottage Grove Leak Credit Policy is intended to address high use utility bills that are caused by water pipe breaks or failures. Click here to view the entire Leak Credit Policy. To apply for a Leak Credit, please fill out the Leak Credit Application.

Water Quality Report
(Consumer Confidence Report)

The Public Works and Utilities Department releases an annual Consumer Confidence or Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.
Most Recent Quality Report (PDF) | View All Quality Reports

2021 Brush Collection

Brush collection for October is complete. The next brush collection will occur the week of November 1, 2021. All brush must be placed at the curb by 6am Monday, November 1st to ensure pickup. 
2021 Brush Collection Dates

2021 Compost Drop Off

The compost drop-off site located at 225 Bonnie Road is currently open. The drop-off site will close for the 2021 season on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 or possibly earlier depending on weather. Compost site information.

**IMPORTANT**Please do not dispose of fire pit ashes in the compost area.

Residential Cross-Connection Information

2017 Cross-Connection Brochure