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.
Item Building Electrical Plumbing
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 Stoves Yes
No*
No
Furnace (New or Replacement) No
Yes/HVAC
No
Garages (Attached or Detached) Yes
Yes
No
Garden House Yes
No
No
Gazebos Yes
No
No
Hot Tubs No
Yes
No
Kitchen Remodel/Cabinet Replacement Yes
Yes
Yes
New Home Yes
Yes
Yes
Plumbing Fixtures (Consist of Tub, WC, Showers, Sinks, Water Softeners, Reverse Osmosis Units) No
Yes*
Yes
Post Lights No
Yes
No
Razing of Structure Yes
No
Yes
Rec Rooms Yes
Yes
Yes*
Reroofing/Residing Yes
No
No
Service Upgrade (Electric) No
Yes
No
Sewer & Water Conversion No
No
Yes
Structural Alterations (Foundation Repairs) Yes
No
No
Swimming Pools Yes
Yes
No
Water Heaters, Gas or Electric (New or Replacement) No
Yes
Yes
*May be required for certain projects

Permit Fact Sheets and Forms