Bay Shore Property Owners Association Inc Website

PO Box 556 Sturgeon Bay WI 54235 or

To maintain the safe, natural and aesthetic character of the Bay Shore Drive area

To further this purpose Members just completed cleanup of Bay Shore Drive from Sturgeon Bay to Egg Harbor and a raking of the beach at Horseshoe Bay

To provide a forum for discussion and action on issues that impact the residential character of the neighborhoods and those that affect the character of Door County and/or the property rights of Bay Shore property owners.

  • BSPOA Inc By-Laws

    Next Board of Directors meeting Wednesday June 21 at Crossroads at Big Creek.

    Wisdom of the month

    Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other.

    Link Brand new Fall 2016 NewsLetter

    This could be a false positive but I think Spring is finally here.

      Bay Shore Events Calendar

      May 13, 2017 is the day for 2017 Annual Bay Shore Drive Litter Pickup.



      Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance

      Your Association is a member of The Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance (WTA)which is "a non profit, non partisan, independently funded organization dedicated to improving Wisconsin Government through education"

      Federal Income Taxes for 2014 show a highly progressive tax structure in that 2.7% of filers with 28.2% of the income pay over half of the taxes (51.6%).

      Link to Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance


    Members can join in our Propane buying program at very favorable group rates. Our supplier this year is Lakes Gas.

    To be included in the propane program, contact Bryan Troutman at

      How to Join Bayshore Property Owners Association Inc:

      Double click this link to get an application blank:

      Print the form and send to the indicated address with your $15 dues

        BSPOA Recognized as An "Invader Crusader" Link

        BSPOA Inc. 50% Match program accepting applications for 2015 & 2016 expanded program.

        BSPOA Inc 50% Match program for removal of invasive species.

        Details and application form

        Please direct questions to Dan Mathein at 715-923-5000 or email

        Any hours you put in on your own property removing invasive species will help earn matching funds for commercial efforts.

        Details and Reporting form

      The Board of Directors of BSPOA Inc is:

      Jim Schultz (Chairman), Pam Hays (Vice Chair), Dan Mathein (Secretary) , Randy Kenny (Treasurer), Nancy Buhl, Betty Parsons, Bryan Troutman, Deborah Mancuso, Jim and Mary Fravert, Denice and Ken Hubbard, Greg Miller, Jim Nellen

      Emeritus BOD members are: Mary Law, Bill Parsons, Jim & Barb Bunning,

    Volunteer for our many projects. Details

    Membership Application or Renewal Form

      New Law Protects the Value of Waterfront Property in Wisconsin

      2011 WI Act 167 is a big victory for waterfront property owners in Wisconsin. This new law:

    • Eliminates the DNR pier registration requirement.
    • Guarantees all riparian owners have a right to place a pier.
    • Allows unlimited maintenance for nonconforming wet boat houses.

      Link to Video

    BSPOA Inc Areas of Interest Your Association is working on and following developments in the following areas of interest to members:

  • Spring cleanup of Bay Shore Drive
  • DNR shoreline setback rules
  • Water and septic rules
  • Tax issues - County taxes, Sturgeon Bay/Sevastopol School district lines
  • Dark Skies
  • Natural gas extension
  • Wiring for Internet
  • Invasive Species
  • Signage for rental property
  • BSPOA Inc Information Center