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Property Registration 

NOTE: The Property Recording Program changed its name to Property Registration Program on July 1, 2016. The City of Milwaukee requires all non-owner occupied residential and all commercial property owners to register ownership contact information with the Department of Neighborhood Services. Property Registration forms can be picked up at 841 N Broadway, Room 105 or printed via the links below. Please contact Property Registration Staff at 414-286-8569 with any questions or concerns. 

PROPERTY REGISTRATION FORMS HAVE BEEN UPDATED
Property Registration has developed a new registration form to replace the existing application in accordance with Wisconsin Act 176 (effective March 2, 2016) and Milwaukee Code of Ordinances 200-51.5. The city ordinance updated as of July 1, 2016 can be found here. Please use the new Property Registration Form (found below) for all registrations. 

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Effective January 1st, 2017: Certain DNS base fees have increased. All base fees also include a Training & Technology surcharge at the new rate of 1.6%. Property Registration new rates are listed in the chart below. (The $75.00 monthly enforcement fee for noncompliance of MCO 200-51.5 also includes the 1.6% surcharge.)  New forms reflecting the 2017 fees are available below. 

DNS Form

2016  Base Fee

2017 Base Fee

2017 Fee Total*
(including 1.6% surcharge)

Property Registration Form - If filed within 15 days of transfer of title

$40.00

$40.00

$40.64*

Property Registration Form - If filed after 15 days of transfer of title

$80.00

$80.00

$81.28*

 

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Property Registration Form Instructions (DNS-8)

These instructions should be used as a guide to completing the Property Registration Form.

Property Registration Form (DNS-8A)

This form is used to register ownership contact information as required by MCO 200-51.5.

Additional Owners Form (DNS-8C)

This form may be used to provide owner information for multiple owners of the same property. It must be attached to a Property Registration form.

Additional Properties Form (DNS-8B)

This form may be used to list multiple properties for the same owner. It must be attached to a Property Registration or Resignation Form.

Contact Resignation Form (DNS-8E)

This form is used to notify the department that you are no longer the contact for one or more properties.

Property Registration Seller Notification Form (DNS-8D)

This form is used to notify the department that the property has changed ownership.

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Contact Us 

Property Registration
841 N. Broadway
Room 105
Milwaukee, WI 53202

414-286-8569

Property Registration Information Inquiries

 

Property Registration Supervisor

Lakisha Bridges

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