Sex Offender Information

Sex Offender Residency Board

Any person seeking an exemption from the Sex Offender Residence Board must submit a Sex Offender Residence Board Appeal Form to the City Clerk’s Office. You may submit your form in any of the following ways:

  • As an attachment to an e-mail sent to law@greenbaywi.gov
  • By drop off in the City Hall Drop Box 
  • By mail to:
    City of Green Bay
    c/o Law Department
    100 N. Jefferson Street, Room 200
    Green Bay, WI 54301.

For general information about sex offender restrictions, please visit Sex Offender Information web page.

Proximity Ordinance

The city regulates how closely certain sexual offenders can be to schools, parks, and day care centers; this is called the proximity ordinance. See GBMC 27.621 of Municipal Code Chapter 27 Public Peace and Good Order. Offenders are exempt from the proximity ordinance for certain listed reasons, but there is no appeals board.

Residency Ordinance

The city also regulates how closely certain sexual offenders can reside to schools, parks, and day care centers; this is called the residency ordinance. See GBMC 27.622 of Municipal Code Chapter 27 Public Peace and Good Order

Ordinance Exemptions

Offenders are exempt from the residency ordinance for certain listed reasons, including the ability to seek an exemption from the Sexual Offender Residence Board.  An offender wishing to seek an exemption from the board must submit a Sex Offender Residence Board Appeal Form (PDF) with the City Clerk’s Office.

Residency Boundary Map

View the 1,500 foot residence boundary map (PDF).