CODE COMPLIANCE BROCHURE (DNS-160).pdf-Identifies areas, provides program requirements, exceptions and procedures. (WARNING: This is a legal size document.) If printing, your printer will require legal size paper.
CODE COMPLIANCE APPLICATION (DNS-161)V8.pdf-Application form for Code Compliance inspection and certificate.
FIRE PREVENTION PERMIT APPLICATION (DNS-131)V2.pdf- Use this form to apply for a Fire Prevention Permit. Instructions are included in the application. After the application is submitted, an inspection is scheduled and the conditions indicated on the application are verified. If all is up to code, the permit is granted and the appropriate fees are assessed.
FIRE PREVENTION PERMIT HAZARDOUS MATERIAL WORKSHEET (DNS-132).pdf - Use this worksheet to determine the amounts of hazardous material you utilize at a location to aid in determining the applicable code requirements for the Fire Prevention Permit.
FIRE PREVENTION PERMIT HAZARDOUS MATERIAL WORKSHEET INSTRUCTIONS (DNS-132B).pdf - These are the instructions on how to fill out the DNS-132 Hazardous Materials worksheet.
HOME OCCUPATION STATEMENT APPLICATION (DNS-164)V4.pdf- This form is for those who are going to use their home as a base of business operations or will be conducting business in the premises. If the premises are rented or leased, the business operator also needs to file an Owner Consent Form granting the lessee the right to use the property for business. Junk Dealers/Collectors operating out of their home should see the Junk Collectors rules and regulation brochure in the (BROCHURE) section of the DNS web site.
HOME OCCUPATION OWNER'S CONSENT FORM (DNS-164C).pdf- This form is for those who are going to use their home as a base of business operations or will be conducting business in the premises and the building is rented or leased. The business operator needs to file an Owner Consent Form granting the lessee the right to use the property for business. (Junk Dealers/Collectors operating out of their home should see the Junk Collectors rules and regulation brochure in the (BROCHURE) section of the DNS web site.
FACADE INSPECTION REPORT - Use this form to file your exterior facade inspection survey. This form details the condition of building per the periodic inspection interval required under city ordinance. Includes listing for the professional completing the form.
CONDEMNATION DEMOLITION AND WRECKERS BOND DNS-123.pdf- Companies seeking to do condemnation work in the city of Milwaukee will need to have a $20,000 bond. This application is used to certify that the bond requirements have been secured and the bond is up to date.
APPLICATION FOR ELECTRICAL LICENSE DNS-31.pdf- Companies or individuals seeking to do Electrical work in the city of Milwaukee will need to have an Electrical License from the City of Milwaukee. This application is used to certify that the requirements have been met for various kinds of electrical work.
Environmental and Nuisance Section
CHICKEN COOP SITE PLAN FORM DNS-362.pdf This is form that must be completed by those wishing to obtain a chicken coop permit in the City of Milwaukee. See the sample below for what to put on the site plan. Bring this completed plan (DNS-362) and the Neighbor approval sheet (DNS-363) when applying for the chicken keeping permit.
CHICKEN COOP NEIGHBOR APPROVAL FORM DNS-363 V4.pdf This is the application that must be completed and brought to the DNS offices to apply for a permit to keep chickens. It requires the neighbors to give their approval and signature. See the details in the Chicken Coop brochure (DNS-361) for more details.
CHICKEN COOP SITE PLAN SAMPLE FORM DNS-362.pdf Here is DNS a sample of a diagram needed to be filed with the department when applying for a permit to keep chickens. This and the DNS-363 must be brought to the department when applying..
PREAPPLICATION for Commercial Pesticide Applicator in the City of Milwaukee- This form is required for anyone applying pesticides in the City of Milwaukee.
NOISE VARIANCE APPLICATION FORM INSTRUCTIONS.PDF- Instructions on how to complete the Noise Variance Application.
NOISE VARIANCE APPLICATION FORM (DNS-120A)V4.pdf - This form is for those instances were a known event will generate loud noise (i.e. festival, or temporary event) It is to be applied for before the event and requires Aldermanic and DNS approval.
DNS-166.pdf - Vehicle removal form - Use this form to have the city remove unwanted vehicles from your property. If you are the owner, a fee may be charged. If the vehicle is illegally parked or abandoned on you property the City will tow it away for free. See details for information on this application.
Property Recording Program
PROPERTY RECORDING INSTRUCTIONS (DNS-8Instruct)V57a.pdf-Detailed line-by-line instructions for filling out the Property Recording Application.
PROPERTY RECORDING APPLICATION (DNS-8APP)V52.pdf-Used to record a property with the department. Filled out by the new owner. (Note: This is a legal size document.)
SELLER NOTIFICATION-Previous owner uses to inform department of the sale of a property and identifies the new owner.
ADD PROPERTIES-A form for owners to add a list of additional properties to their name on one application.
ADD OWNERS- A form to add a list of owners to a property recording application.
OPERATOR RESIGNATION (DNS-8E).pdf-Used to notify department that operator is no longer in control of property. (Relieves operator from responsibility.)
PREFERRED CONTACT RESIGNATION (DNS-8F).pdf-Used to notify department that the preferred contact is no longer listed with that property.
CHANGE WATER BILL ADDRESS.pdf-Form to use to alert the water utility about a new place to send the water bill.
CHANGE TAX BILL ADDRESS - http://city.milwaukee.gov/FrequentlyAskedQuest1999.htm#Q26
Plumbing Performance Bond and Insurance Certificate Forms
MASTER PLUMBERS PERFORMANCE BOND-DNS-114A.pdf Good for any year. When completed, mail to City of Milwaukee-DNS, Plumbing Section, 841 N. Broadway 10th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
MASTER PLUMBERS CERTIFICATE OF INSURANCE-DNS-114B.pdf Good for any year. When completed, mail to City of Milwaukee-DNS, Plumbing Section, 841 N. Broadway 10th Floor, Milwaukee, WI 53202.
These are forms needed by plumbing contractors to do business under permit in the City of Milwaukee. Download the forms and print them on any computer. If you have any questions contact the Department of Neighborhood Services Plumbing Section at (414) 286-3361.Note: A license registration fee of $60 is to be included with the Performance Bond and Insurance applications. See instructions below.
PERFORMANCE BOND AND INSURANCE CERTIFICATE INSTRUCTIONS ONLY.PDF-These are the instructions on how to fill out the forms needed by plumbing contractors to do business under permit in the City of Milwaukee. Download the forms and print them on any computer. If you have any questions contact the Department of Neighborhood Services Plumbing Section at (414) 286-3361.
PLUMBING INSPECTION CHECKLIST-Used by plumbing inspectors to verify plumbing system.
TITLE SEARCH FORM_DNS-35_V2.pdf-2013 version of the above form. Use this form to request a search of Department of Neighborhood Services records for pending Special Charges and outstanding code violations. Other items included in the search are Code Compliance, Property Recording, Rent Withholding and Fire Inspection. There is a $40.56* fee per address for this search. The property owner will be responsible for any special charges assessed on the property tax bill where a Title Search was not requested in writing prior to the conveyance. Be sure to either put your fax number or name and address where you want the Title Search results returned to, somewhere on the top of the form. Send completed form along with a check/money order for $40.56* payable to the City of Milwaukee to the address listed on the top of the form. Upon receipt, the Title Search usually is processed within 3 working days. A Seller Notification Form should be submitted after every closing (or with every transfer of ownership). For additional information or questions, please contact the Department of Neighborhood Services at 414-286-5077. For reasons you might want to use a Title Search Form click here.
(*)= Fee includes a 1.4% training and technology surcharge.
Last Update 12/16/2013