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Building Inspector

The City’s Building Inspector is responsible for issuing permits, conducting inspections, enforcing the Zoning Code and providing staff support to the City Planning Commission.  The goal of the Department is to provide professional and cost-effective inspection services that will ensure that our homes and businesses are constructed correctly with quality materials in order to preserve public safety and neighborhood property values.  

A building permit is needed for a variety of building projects.  Some examples of projects that would need a building permit are:

  • Decks
  • Patios
  • Ramps
  • Siding
  • Roofing
  • Windows
  • Doors (except screen doors)
  • Pools
  • Accessory structures including sheds
  • Fences
  • Driveway new / resurfacing / moving / widening
  • Demolitions of houses/accessory structures
  • Fireplace
  • Water Heater
  • Water Softener
  • Furnace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Solar panels
  • Alterations and remodeling
  • Sewer or Water lateral - new / repair / relocation / replacement

Please call about your project so we can determine if permitting is required. 
Some projects may require a zoning permit and approval. 
Some projects may also require a plan review for approval.

The direct line for the Building Department is (920) 250-5612. 
We can also be reached at 

Please check with the building inspector or City Hall if you are unsure whether you need a building permit.  Building permits must be obtained before starting your project or the fees may be doubled.

The Building Department handles complaints that involve junk, garbage, and vehicle complaints. When calling to make a complaint make sure you provide the address of the property, your name and phone number where you can be reached (not required). 

Office hours are - 
Monday - Thursday - 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday - 7:30 am - 11:30 am
Office Phone - 920-250-5612