Are You a Landlord? Then Don’t Forget to Register

landlords in City of Eau Claire must sign up with health department

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The Eau Claire City Housing Inspection Program requires that all property owners with one or more rental housing units in the City of Eau Claire to register their properties with the Eau Claire City-County Health Department. The purpose of the rental registration is to build stronger communication between the city and property owners, increase efficiency in notifying property owners of inspections, and to facilitate faster resolution of violations.

All property owners who own residential rental properties within the city must register each property. This is done by completing a registration form and submitting a fee of $5 per property. Here’s how:


Going online is easy, and it’s the preferred method. Fill out the registration form at The form will ask for the name of the owner of each rental housing unit and the name, address, and telephone number of an authorized contact person for each residential rental unit. The $5 fee per property can be paid online with a credit card or electronic check.


Visit the Health Department office  at 720 Second Ave., Eau Claire. You will fill out the registration form at the office. Bring a form of payment for $5 fee per property (cash, check, or credit card).


Print the registration form from the website and mail with a check ($5 fee per property) to: Eau Claire City-County Health Department, 720 Second Ave., Eau Claire, WI 54703.

All rental property owners need to update their accounts if there has been a change in ownership or contact information. Access your online account to update the property (or properties) at

If you have questions, contact the department at (715) 839-4718.