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Customer Information Topics and Applications

Below is a list of information sheets that are available in the Development Center. When viewing the information sheets, click on blue text to obtain further information about that topic.

Most of the information sheets are in Adobe PDF (they will therefore look the same as the information sheets available in the office). In order to view and print these documents, you must have the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (version 8.0 or higher) installed with your Web browser.

Accessibility analysis (information about ADA requirements) Land division -- check status
Accessibility analysis/disproportionality worksheet Land division -- certified survey map
Adult Family Homes (AFHs) Land division -- application for certified survey map
Affidavit for zoning change Land division -- subdivision creating 5 or more parcels.
Air or subterranean space lease petition Land division -- application for subdivision creating 5 or more parcels.
Alleys and streets, application for vacation Lead hazard reduction project permits.
Alleys and streets, vacating License, requirement for home improvement contractors
Alterations, attic Licensed concrete contractors
Alterations, basement Licensed contractors
Alteration, commercial Licensed electrical contractors
Alteration, residential Licensed home improvement contractors
Applications Licensed plumbing contractors,
Architect involvement in your project Licenses -- businesses requiring a City license
Asbestos project permits M
Asbestos project permit application Masonry building cleaning  
Asbestos project worksheet Masonry building cleaning permit application
Attic alterations or conversions Masonry building cleaning worksheet
Automatic fire extinguishing system Moving a building
Banner (vertical) display permit Neighborhood Conservation Overlay Zone 
Basement alterations or conversions Neighborhood Conservation Overlay Zone procedure
Block party information Neighborhood Conservation Overlay Zone permits
Board of Zoning Appeals administrative information Neighborhood Conservation Overlay Zone exception request
Board of Zoning Appeals denial letter Noise, temporary variance permit
Board of Zoning Appeals overview Noise, temporary variance permit application
Boiler, furnace, AC/refrigeration, power Piping O
Building, moving Occupancy certificate
Building code analysis form -- alterations Occupancy certificate application
Building permit Occupancy certificate, denial of -- what happens next?
Building permit checklist Occupancy certificate status
Building permit renewal Occupancy inspections
C Occupying a building before it passes inspections
Certificate of appropriateness application Out-of-program agreements
Certificate of compliance Ownership change -- residential properties
Certificate of supervision form P - Q
Certification of footings Parking lot inquiry form
Certified survey map Parking lots--new and additions
Certified survey map application Parking meter hood request
City Plan Commission Permit fees
City Plan Commission actions: check status Plan examination application
Cleaning permits for exterior masonry Plan examination fees
Commercial buildings -- alterations Planned development, minor modification
Commercial buildings -- new construction and additions Planned development, minor modification application
Community based residential facilities Planned development project description and owner's statement of intent
Community Garden Permit Applications  
Community living arrangements (CLAs) Planned development submittal checklist: detailed plan development
Concrete contractors licensed by the city Planned development submittal checklist: general plan development
Conditional Certificate of Occupancy before discretionary approval is obtained Plumbing contractors licensed by the City
Conditional Certificate of Occupancy request Plumbing permit affidavit-homeowner
Conditional permits before discretionary approval is obtained Plumbing permit application
Conditional permit request Plumbing plan examination application
Contractors, concrete, licensed Plumbing plan examination fees
Contractors, electrical, licensed Plumbing plan review
Contractors, licensed Porches
Contractors, home improvement, licensed PreDevelopment conferences
Contractors, home improvement, license requirement Preliminary plan reviews
Contractors, plumbing, licensed Property record maintenance charge
Conversions, attic Property research resources
Conversions, basement Public way fees
Conversion, duplex to single-family Public way occupancy
Credit card authorization form Public way permit application
Day care centers -- building code requirements Ramps
Day care homes, family   Raze permit application
Decks  RED variance application
Deed restriction  Remodeling projects -- one and two family homes
Demolition   Renewing a building permit
Denial letter, Board of Zoning Appeals  Residential, alteration
Denial of occupancy certificate - what happens next?  Residential care centers
Design professional involvement   Residential rebuild provisions
Detailed plan development submittal checklist   Residential zoning code
Development incentive zones   Right-of-way vacation: check status
Development incentive zone application Riverwalk projects
Draining roofs and yards  Riverwalk site plan review overlay districts
Driveway permit application   Roofs, draining
Dumpsters in the public way  S
Duplex conversion to single-family home   Schools -- building code requirements
E Sewer release form
Electrical permit application Sheds
Electrical contractors licensed by the City Sidewalk cafes
Electrical Contractor License Revision Form Sidewalk cafes -- permit application
ePermits  Signs
Erosion control certification Signs, storefront
Erosion control check sheet   Site plan review overlay district application
Erosion control for home builders  Skywalks
Erosion control during construction  Special events Information
Excessive size, weight, load permit application   Special privileges
Existing building code analysis form  Spray booth
F Sprinkler systems
Family day care homes  Stairs - 1 & 2 family homes
Family day care homes analysis form   Standards and Appeals Commission
Fence requirements -- residential   Statement of home occupation
Fence permit application  Storefront signage
Festival -- what is a festival?   Storm water management plans
Festival permit application  Streets and alleys, application for vacation
Festival permit application site plan and plan of operation  Streets and alleys, vacating
Fire detection and alarm system plan review  Subdivision plats
Fire extinguishing system, automatic  Subterranean or air space lease petition
  Survey of property
Fire protection plan examination application   Swimming pool construction permit application - Public Pool
Fire sprinkler plan review   Swimming pool diagram worksheet - Private Pool
Flood plain information  Swimming pool packet - Private Pool
Footing and foundation permits Swimming pools - Private Pool
 Footings, certification of    
Garage -- one and two-family homes    
Gas Piping Permit Application  
General plan development submittal checklist T
Group foster homes Telephone information -- Milwaukee Development Center
Group homes Temporary event permit application
H Temporary noise variance permit
Historic building occupancy Transmission towers
Historic district designation application Tunnels
Historic Preservation Commission U
Historic property -- certificate of appropriateness Urban design principles
Historic property -- certificate of appropriateness application form Utility vaults
Historic site or structure designation application and instructions V
Home-based occupation or business Vacation: check status
Home improvement contractors license Vacating streets and alleys
Home improvement contractors licensed by the City Vacating streets and alleys application 
Home occupation, statement of  
Homes -- new construction and additions W - Y
House numbers and address assignment Water connection permits
HVAC permit application Water: hydrant, bulk water and connection permit charges effective Dec 15th, 2014
HVAC permit fee schedule Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit application
HVAC plan review Work in the public way
Hydrant permit charges effective Dec 15th, 2014 Water service application
International Building Code worksheets  
K  Z
Kitchen ventilation system, commercial Zoning change
  Zoning change affidavit
  Zoning change application
  Zoning change: check status
  Zoning ordinance


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