Items Requiring Permits

Overview

The following is a list of items that typically require permits. This list is not meant to be all inclusive. If you have further questions about permit requirements, please contact Building Inspections @ 262-796-6646. More information on permits can be located in this section Permit Fact Sheets and Forms.

ItemBuildingElectricalPlumbing
Addition
Yes
Yes
No*
Air Conditioner (New or Replacement)
No
Yes/HVAC
No
Alteration (Interior or Exterior)
Yes
Yes
No*
Decks (Attached or Detached)Yes
No
No
Dishwashers/Garbage Disposals (New or Replacement)No
Yes
Yes
Fire Places and Wood Burning StovesYes
No*
No
Furnace (New or Replacement)No
Yes/HVAC
No
Garages (Attached or Detached)Yes
Yes
No
Garden HouseYes
No
No
GazebosYes
No
No
Hot TubsNo
Yes
No
Kitchen Remodel/Cabinet ReplacementYes
Yes
Yes
New HomeYes
Yes
Yes
Plumbing Fixtures (Consist of Tub, WC, Showers, Sinks, Water Softeners, Reverse Osmosis Units)No
Yes*
Yes
Post LightsNo
Yes
No
Razing of StructureYes
No
Yes
Rec RoomsYes
Yes
Yes*
Reroofing/ResidingYes
No
No
Service Upgrade (Electric)No
Yes
No
Sewer & Water ConversionNo
No
Yes
Structural Alterations (Foundation Repairs)Yes
No
No
Swimming PoolsYes
Yes
No
Water Heaters, Gas or Electric (New or Replacement)No
Yes
Yes

*May be required for certain projects

Permit Fact Sheets and Forms