Citizens Guides For Building

Building Inspection Administration

Building Inspector

Residential Building Permits

This guide was created to help residents and contractors through the residential permitting process and associated inspection process. The guide was specifically designed to provide answers to some of the most commonly asked questions related to permitting, including: when a permit is required, who is authorized to perform the work, applicable codes, setbacks, permit submittals, and required inspections. Citizens Guide to Residential Building Permits

Certificates of Occupancy

This guide outlines the procedure for obtaining a Certificate of Occupancy, which is necessary before occupying a new building or an addition to an existing building, and  is also necessary prior to changing the use of a building. Citizens Guide to Certificates of Occupancy

Garages & Accessory Buildings

This guide provides direction and answers any questions you may have about adding additional storage space to your property. Citizens Guide to Garages & Accessory Buildings


This guide provides direction and attempts to answers questions you may have about installing residential fencing on your property.  Citizens Guide to Fences

Egress Windows

This guide spells out the building code requirements for installing windows that are used for exiting. Also note that a header must be installed above the window. Citizens Guide to Egress Windows

The Village offers Building Inspection Services
Monday through Friday after 4 PM.
If you have any questions regarding code issues or inspection scheduling, please call Kevin Breit, Building Inspector
at 715-693-1176 or 715-573-1756.
We look forward to meeting and working
with you on your building projects.