Building & Zoning

Some FAQ's...

  • Please take note: All permits issued by the Building Inspector will expire after 2 years from the date of issuance
  • Any deck that is 24" or higher from the ground, must have 36" tall railing and spindles with less than 4" clearance
  • Any block foundation wall must be seal-coated per code
  • A cross-connection preventer must be installed anywhere someone could install a garden hose
  • All penetrations through bottom & top plates will be caulked or foamed to prevent the spread of fire. If you drill it, you must fill it
  • Headers greater than 6' in length must be directly supported on each side by the single stud and 2 shoulder studs
  • Fireplace Opening square feet:
    • Less than 6 feet- side 8" and front 16"
    • 6 feet or greater- side 12" and front 20"
  • Erosion & sediment control. Owner or owner's agent shall check the erosion & sediment control practices for maintenance and any deficiencies
    • At least weekly
    • Within 24 hours after a rainfall event of at least .5 inch
  • Construction may proceed if the inspection has not taken place by the end of the 2nd business day following the day of notification
  • The Wisconsin uniform building permit shall be posted in a conspicuous place at the dwelling site

Contact SAFEbuilt Inc. | Building Inspector

Contact Bonnie Schaeffer | Zoning Administrator

Staff Contacts

Name Title Phone
SAFEbuilt Inc. Building Inspector Village Office: 262-245-2700 OR for Inspections only: 262-343-7230
Bonnie Schaeffer Zoning Administrator 262-245-2700
Dave Hendrix Building Inspector 262-202-2173