WHEN DO I NEED A PERMIT?"
You need to obtain a permit for any structural activity. Remember: "CALL FIRST, THEN BUILD!!"
Find out what you need to know before you build a new garage or add that new home improvement, in addition to the forms, procedures, and contacts to help smooth the process.
As of February 15, 2019 City of West Bend residents are allowed to keep chickens in the City in accordance with ordinance 2823. Please click here for chicken coop requirements, permit applications and information.
Building inspection requests and questions can be submitted to the City of West Bend located at 1115 S. Main St. Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Building Inspection staff can be reached at 262-335-5140.
All inspection requests will be scheduled within 24 to 48 hours of your request.
Village of Kewaskum Inspection Procedures
As of January 1, 2019 the Village of Kewaskum adopted the City of West Bend's fee schedule for all permits. Please use the permits on the "Permit Apps & Procedures" page. All permit applications, plan review submittals, and payments should be submitted to the City of West Bend, Division of Building Inspection located at 1115 S. Main St. in West Bend. Commercial building and HVAC plan reviews over $5,000 need to be submitted to the State of Wisconsin.