Waunakee Inspection Department

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The Village of Waunakee contracts with General Engineering Company for building inspection services.

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.

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE AVAILABILITY OF OUR NEW ONLINE PERMIT APPLICATION

This new feature will allow contractors and homeowners to submit for new permits online any time day or night. This portal is for electronic submission of your building permit application and related documents. Prior to submitting, gather the following as needed for your specific permit: 

  • Parcel number 
  • Contractor and Sub-contractor info including license # and expiration date 
  • Electronic (PDF) copy of the following (if applicable for your type of project):
Construction Plans
Zoning Permit (If altering the footprint of the home or Fence Permit)
Site Plan/Plot Plan (New Home or Fence Permit)
Impact Fee Form (New Home)
Grading Permit and Plan (New Home)
Erosion Control Plan (New Home)
Braced Wall Plan (New Home)
Heat Calcs (New Home)

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

Click on this link to start your application:

Online Building Permit Application
 

1. Choose type of project you are applying for:
  • New Commercial (This includes any multifamily structure of 5 or more units)
  • Commercial Addition/Alteration
  • New Residential 1 Family or New Residential 2 Family
  • All Other Residential (Remodel, Deck, Fence, Pool, Electrical, Roof/Siding)

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. Please verify that all required boxes are checked as complete.

5.  You will then receive another email confirming that it has been submitted for review. If you do not receive the second email confirming your submittal, this means it is still in draft form and may have missing information. Please refer back to step number 5 above.

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
As a reminder, no work should begin until you have an approved permit card. Please direct any questions to inspect@waunakee.com

Payments can be made by the following options

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  • 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.