Building Inspection


The Village of Waunakee contracts with General Engineering Company for building inspection services. All payments and pick-up of permits can be done during normal Village Hall hours.

The building inspector leaves the office each day to perform inspections in between his office hours. Please leave a message and he will return your call when he is back in the office. (See office hours to the right)
For more information choose from the options to the left.

Building Permit Applications may be submitted via the following


  • Electronic Submission Link Below (Preferred)

Follow these steps for electronic submission of your building permit application: 

  1. Click on this link to start your application:  
  2. Upload plans and other required documentation as part of this process
  3. Once you have started the permit application you will receive an email with a link in case you need to pause and return to complete the process later.
  4. Once you have finished filling out the form the "Submit" button will be highlighted. If there is any missing information on your form, this button will be greyed out.
  5. You will then receive another email confirming that it has been submitted for review.

Once your application is submitted, the following will happen: 

  1. Inspector will review and request more information or accept for further processing 
  2. Once accepted, Inspector will complete detailed review, follow-up with remaining questions with the goal of approving 
  3. Once approved, you will be notified, with an email from our office that, your permit is ready and the payment amount owed

  • You can also:
  • Email your application to as a PDF
  • Mail to PO Box 100, Waunakee, WI  53597
  • Place it in the drop-box located next to the front door at Village Hall at 500 W. Main Street

Payments can be made by the following options


  • Checks may be mailed or placed in the drop box located outside the front door at Village Hall
  • Credit card instructions can be found under BUILDING-PERMIT-PAYMENTS in the column to the left. We cannot take credit card payments over the phone or in the office, they must be done online through our Official Payments website. 

Please contact the Building Inspector with any questions or to schedule inspections. Email and Phone information is located on the right side of this page.