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Department of Neighborhood Services Administration

The Administration section oversees the business and administration operations of the department. It processes certain permits, invoices, permit fees, and various inspection and occupancy certificates. Housed within the area are the Commissioner's Office, Property Recording, Rent Withholding, Systems Coordination, and Public Information, Web Site and Training Coordination.

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Mission Statement

Through the enforcement of Building, Zoning, Fire, Environmental, Property Maintenance and other ordinances, DNS protects the value of investments in neighborhoods and commercial properties and supports community goals of building safe and healthy neighborhoods and increasing investment and economic vitality throughout the City.

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DNS Fees

A schedule of fees associated with services rendered by the Department of Neighborhood Services

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Last update 04/19/2013

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841 N. Broadway
Room 104
Milwaukee, WI 53202

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DNS Commissioner Tom Mishefske  


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