Information for Wisconsin residents
who want to sign up for the Landscape Registry
The Landscape Registry allows Wisconsin residents to be notified
before lawn care and landscape companies apply pesticides to
neighboring property. You list the addresses that you want to be
notified about, and companies check that list against their lists of
Some things to remember:
You are registered if you were on the registry in a previous
You can only list addresses on blocks that are immediately
adjacent to the block you live on.
Schools, day care centers and businesses cannot be notified
through this system.
This system applies only to pesticide applications by
businesses to lawns and landscaping. We cannot require notification
Farmers or commercial applicators apply pesticides on
People apply lawn care and landscape pesticides on their own
Property owners or commercial applicators apply pesticides
to buildings, either inside or outside.
You can add addresses to, or delete them from, your list only
from November 1 through February 1 each year, so that companies are
not working from a constantly changing list during the growing season.
You can view your list or change your contact information anytime
during the year.
We cannot keep your information confidential because companies
need to see it, and because state law requires it to be an open
You cannot use the registry to stop pesticide applications.
The Lawn Care Registry is now available only online.
The 2013 registry will be in effect from March 15, 2013, through March
14, 2014. However, to avoid confusion, you will not be able to search
the registry from November 1 through February 28, while people are
updating their lists.
A few notes about searching the online registry:
Access it by clicking on Search Registry on the left
side of the screen.
You do not need to log in. The registry is open to the public
The online registry contains the same information that the
registry has always contained.
Search by house number, street name, street designation,
street prefix or suffix, city, town or county
Search by one or more fields
Search by county and then sort the results by city
Export the results to Excel and do additional sorting
Registrants who live near a border and may have listed
addresses in more than one jurisdiction may have a city name listed
under both city and township.
Remember that your customer and the registrant may live across
the street from one another, but be in different cities, counties or
zip codes. Check carefully.
Please make sure you are contacting the correct registrant.
Some addresses (123 Main St) can be found in many cities.