The Town of Gibraltar is a township located in the heart of northern Door County. It also includes the unincorporated communities of Fish Creek, Juddville, and Maple Grove.
Public Wi-Fi is accessible at the Town Center and the Fish Creek Library.
Yes, the Old Town Hall and the Fire Department meeting room, as well as Sunset Beach Park, Clark Park, Fish Creek Beach, and Fish Creek Park, are available to rent for private and non-profit events. An application form, fees and rental guidelines can be accessed here.
Seasonal slip spaces are currently full. To be added to the wait list, please fill out and submit this form to the Town Office. Transient slips can be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis on the Fish Creek Town Dock website. Mooring availability is based on the size of the boat. Please contact the Town Office at 920-868-1714 for further details and availability.
A courtesy car, as well as courtesy bicycles, are available at the airport on a first-come, first-serve basis from May 15 - October 15. Please call the Town office at 920-868-1714 for further assistance.
Burial and cremation sites at Blossomberg Cemetery are limited to Town of Gibraltar property owners only, with extended rights to purchase sites available to the mothers, fathers, sons and daughters, and spouses of persons buried in Blossomberg Cemetery. To purchase a burial site, contact the Town Office at 920-868-1714. For complete rules and fees click here
Aside from available street side parking, there is a public parking lot located behind the Town Center (4097 Main Street). There is also an electric car charging station located in the back corner of the parking lot.
RVs are allowed to park in the municipal lot overnight, however no overnight camping in the vehicle while it is parked in the lot is allowed.
Boat trailers may park in the boat trailer parking area, located just to the east of the Town Center parking lot. Parking in the boat trailer parking area is by permit only. Please call the Town Office at 920-868-1714 to purchase a parking permit.
To view information and updates about current Town projects, visit the Town Projects page under "News & Notices" in the Town Government section.
Important updates and project-related meeting notices are also shared through News & Updates posts. Never miss what's going on in town when you subscribe to receive News & Notices notifications through text or email.
Zoning & Building
The Town of Gibraltar is under county zoning. Therefore, the Town follows the Door County Comprehensive Zoning Ordinance that can be accessed and downloaded here.
In some areas of the zoning ordinance, Gibraltar has specific zoning requirements in addition to the county requirements. Please direct questions to Door County Land Use Services at 920-746-2323
Before requesting a local permit, contact Door County Land Use Services to request any necessary county permits. All local permit application forms are available on the Town website in fillable pdf format. For specific questions contact the Town building inspector Brett Guilette at 920-495-3232. Fee schedules, applications, and checklists on the Inspection Specialists, LLC website.
Garbage & Recycling/Yard Waste & Brush
For the convenience of Gibraltar residents and businesses, Going Garbage offers two recycling drop-off sites:
Gibraltar Drop-Off Site
3478 Cty Rd F
North Drop-Off Site
10564 Old State Rd
For hours and additional details, click here
For garbage drop-off or pick up, please refer to Going Garbage’s website for specific instructions, hours, accepted materials and procedures. To contact Going Garbage directly, call 920-854-2114.
The Town does not have a location where residents can dispose of yard waste and brush. Residents can request a burning permit to burn yard waste and brush. To request a burning permit, visit the Town Office during regular business hours or call the Town Office at 920-868-1714.
The Town Board meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Meetings are held the Town Center 4097 Main Street. Never miss a meeting agenda when you subscribe to our text and/or email notifications. Click here to subscribe.
The regular monthly meeting schedule is as follows:
Airport Commission—3rd Thursday of the month at 9 a.m.
Building Committee — 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m.
Harbor Commission—3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 a.m.
Parks & Lands Committee—3rd Tuesday of the month at 8 a.m.
Plan Commission — 4th Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m.
All meetings are held at the Town Center, 4097 Main Street.
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All meeting agendas and minutes can be viewed on the Agendas & Minutes page organized by meeting group (e.g. Town Board, Plan Commission, etc.).
Minutes are posted once approved by the appropriate group at the next regular monthly meeting. For example, minutes from the March regular Town Board meeting are posted after approved at the April regular Town Board meeting.
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There are three official posting locations: Nicolet Bank (9405 State Highway 42), the BP (3871 State Highway 42), and the Fish Creek Post Office (4097 Main Street).
Although not considered official posting locations, meeting agendas are also posted in the display case at the Town Center (4097 Main Street) and on the Agendas & Minutes page on the Town website.
Town legal notices are published in the Door County Advocate.
Permits, Licenses & Inspections
A burning permit can be obtained from the Town Office during regular business hours or by calling the Town Office at 920-868-1714. For the complete fire and burning rules and regulations click here.
All dogs over 5 months of age must be licensed annually. Download the dog license application and mail or drop off the form with proof of rabies vaccination and payment to: Town of Gibraltar, PO Box 850, Fish Creek, WI 54212.
You can get an application for an operator’s license from the Town office, or by downloading the form here.
You must fill out an submit the application form and return to the Town office. Please contact the Town Clerk with additional questions at 920-868-1714.