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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!
CONSTRUCTION SECTION CONTACTS
Building Trades Manager- Richard Paur, P.E. E-Mail -> firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Click Here for State of Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code for one and two family homes.
Click here for State of Wisconsin Administrative Code for Commercial Structures.
Construction Districts Map
WHERE TO GO FOR PERMITS IN THE CITY OF MILWAUKEE
Building Terms-Know your building parts!
Tax Incentives for making ADA building improvements!
Use this 1&2 Family HVAC Checklist for Alterations or Modifications to HVAC Systems
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