Attn Contractors:checks should be made out to City of Fitchburg and mailed to:
City Hall is CLOSED to the public until further notice. For permit submittal, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For NEW Construction only, all hard copies are required (see check list), there is a drop box/basket set up inside the first set of doors (atrium) at City Hall, one electronic set of plans is also required. For all other permits, please email. forms can be found on permit applications and requirements page.
City of Fitchburg
Attn: Building Permits
5520 Lacy Rd
Fitchburg, WI 53711
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 or Jack Pearson @ 608-270-4242
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
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.