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After a permit has been approved by the Plan Examination Section, work may begin on a project. During the different phases of a building project, various inspections are required. The Construction Section is responsible for these required inspections:
The Construction Section also investigates complaints about work without a permit, illegal fences, and others.
Other sections in this department will have required inspections that may coincide with those of the construction section:
After you have applied for a permit, you might want to check to see if a license is required to operate in the City of Milwaukee. http://city.milwaukee.gov/LicensesPermits
The Construction Section consists of three disciplines:
All required inspections must be scheduled with the inspector in the various sections of the department. Thinking of erecting a tent? Check out our Tent Brochure.pdf first!
Who is my Construction Inspector?
Do I need a permit?
General Construction Questions: 414-286-2513
BUILDING IN THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE
The City of Milwaukee adopts the the State of Wisconsin Building Code for Residential and Commercial Structures. A copy of this code is available electronically on the Wisconsin Department of Saftey and Professional Services (DSPS) website.
- State of Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code for one and two family homes.
- State of Wisconsin Administrative Code for Commercial Structures.
- 1&2 Family HVAC Checklist for Alterations or Modifications to HVAC Systems
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