City of Madison

Winter Updates

City Highlights

Winter Parking Rules

Alternate side parking is in effect through March 15, 2024. Sign up for daily alternate side parking reminders by text!

Parking Rates will Increase

Hourly and monthly parking rates will increase for some City garages and lots, starting January 1, 2024.

Parks Activities in Winter

Visit Madison Parks in the winter for ice skating, cross-country skiing, sledding, snowshoeing, and more.

Madison Parks 2024 Calendar

Buy a 2024 Madison Parks Calendar for just $10, including tax. You can buy calendars online, or from the Olbrich Botanical Gardens gift shop, Parks Lakeside Office, and Warner Park Community Recreation Center. 

News Releases


Today's Meetings

Friday, December 8, 2023

Equal Opportunities Commission - Hearing
Room Tax Commission

Top Services

  • Elections & Voting

    Register to vote, vote absentee, and find your polling place.

  • Metro Transit

    Metro Transit bus service serves the City of Madison and the surrounding area.

  • Parking

    City garage and lot locations, current availability, and parking permits.

  • Parks

    Find a park, beach, trail, golf course, and more.

  • Property Lookup

    Look up property information and property taxes.

  • Refuse & Recycling

    Refuse and recycling pickup, leaf and yard waste collection, and brush collection.

  • Apply for a Job

    Browse open City positions, and learn how to apply.

  • Make a Payment

    Pay property taxes, parking tickets, municipal services bills, licenses, and permits.

  • Report a Problem

    Report non-emergency issues, such as traffic concerns, potholes, parking, and more.

City Events

    • City of Madison - Madison Senior Center
      330 W Mifflin St
    • Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
      One John Nolen Drive
    • Elver Park
      1250 McKenna Blvd.
    • Warner Park Community Recreation Center
      1625 Northport Drive
    • Owen Conservation Park
      6021 Old Sauk Road

Report a Problem

Report non-emergency issues to City staff. If it is an emergency, please call 911.