Tap Permits for New Water Service

Contractors are required to obtain a tap permit for new connections to water mains

Contractor Requirements:
  • Contractor should contact the Water Utility office at (414) 302-8830 to verify tap size and main size
  • Contractor must coordinate scheduling new tap connections with Water Utility office at (414) 302-8830 at least 3 business days prior to project start due to some parts may not be readily available
  • Contractor will provide a minimum 5' x 5' safe trench per OSHA standards and approved by Water Utility personnel
  • City personnel will install the water main tap
  • For taps 3 inch and larger, City will provide tap, valve, and valve box
  • For taps small than 3 inch, City will provide corporation stop, curb box, and curb stop
  • Contractors must pay permit fee online (link at bottom of page) or in the form of a check according to the fee schedule listed below, checks should be made payable to: City of West Allis and can be mailed or dropped off to West Allis Municipal Water Utility at 6300 W. Mc Geoch Ave, West Allis, WI 53219 call upon arrival to (414) 302-8830 so you can be let in

Water Main Tap Permit Fees

TAP SIZE 4 INCH MAIN 6 INCH MAIN 8 INCH MAIN 12 INCH MAIN 16 INCH MAIN 24 INCH MAIN
1 INCH $400.00 $400.00 $400.00 $400.00    
1-1/2 INCH $500.00 $500.00 $500.00 $500.00    
2 INCH $600.00 $600.00 $600.00 $600.00    
6 INCH   $2,900.00 $2,500.00 $2,500.00 $3,000.00  
8 INCH     $2,800.00 $2,500.00 $3,200.00 $3,500.00

Water tap permit can be requested from the Water Utility office by calling (414) 302-8830 or request online.