Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
Building Inspection is open to the public by appointment only.
For more on appointments and other services, please see the Building Inspection Coronavirus (COVID-19) page.
View all impacts to City service on the City's COVID-19 website.
Smart Builder Tips
Here are some tips to get the most out of a partnership with a contractor:
Try to get at least three estimates. Check contractors’ references. Visit projects the contractor has built.
If you have a concern about a contractor, you may contact
The Wisconsin Agricultural Department, Consumer Protection Division at (608) 266-9836.
The Wisconsin Department of Justice, Consumer Protection Division at (608) 266-1852.
Check with the Register of Deeds for deed or plat restrictions before construction.
Not all garage and shed kits meet building code. Check with Building Inspection before you buy a kit.
Building the overhead door higher to accommodate vans and boats can be a good resale feature.
Use ceiling and rafter space as storage area. Build it in when constructing your project and include it in plans.
Seal concrete floors to prevent salt damage. They can affect your neighbor’s property.
To prevent wall damage, place a 2x10 board at bumper height across the end of your garage.
Position and install lights to assure your safety. Make sure they do not point down and shine on your neighbor’s property.
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