Attention Building Permit Applicants:
New Building Permitting Software effective 2-1-2023.
Please Click below to proceed to Open Gov:
Attention Commercial Contractors, Designers, and Developers
The City of Fitchburg is proud to announce a new partnership for Commercial Plan Review only with E-Plan Exam out of Brookfield, WI.
You can now click on the link to the left for the Commercial Building/HVAC, Plumbing, and Sprinkler/Fire Alarm plan review that normally would go to the State of Wisconsin for review. This new process will expedite the previous wait times and allow for your project to move along more efficiently. Click here https://eplanexam.com/ if you would like more information on the company or go to the application page on the sidebar for immediate access.
Duties & Responsibilities
The Building Inspection Department assures both an established and effective level of building safety and health for the public who purchase, own, build, or use buildings and other structures throughout the city.
The department enforces the 2015 IBC Code, 2017 NEC (NFPA 70), and the 2016 UDC state codes for one and two-family homes. The building inspectors review plans and perform inspections as required. The inspectors also review new code editions and recommend local adoption changes and provide public assistance/education on content, intent, and compliance with building codes.