Building Inspection

Attn Contractors:
City Hall is CLOSED to the public until further notice. For permit submittal, please email to buildingpermits@fitchburgwi.gov. For NEW Construction only, please email electronic copies and drop off required hard copies at City Hall where a "drop box" has been set up inside the main doors (atrium). For all other permits, please email. forms can be found on permit applications and requirements page.

For payment:

checks should be made out to City of Fitchburg and mailed to:
City of Fitchburg
Attn: Building Permits
5520 Lacy Rd
Fitchburg, WI 53711


or use a credit/debit card for a fee: 

Credit card is Visa, Mastercard or Discover .  Payments can be made on the PSN website  https://www.paymentservicenetwork.com/PaymentPage.aspx 

There is a Convenience fee PSN charges.  If they don’t want to register with PSN they will need to use the Quick pay link and do a search for the City of Fitchburg and choose Misc. Payments.  

For inspections: Call Paul Scott at 608-270-4241 or
text 608-216-8038




Annual Reports


Building Inspection Annual Report

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 and 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.
 

Online Building Permit System (In Addition to the Fitchburg Building Permit and required forms) 

For New Construction of 1 & 2 Family Dwellings

 

 
https://verification.dsps.wi.gov/buildingpermit/application/Directions.aspx

After completion of the online form you may submit that printed form and the other paperwork from the City's packet along with your plans and any other required information to the Building Inspection Department as has been done in the past.  Any questions please call the Building Inspection Department at (608) 270-4260.