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Environmental Inspection Section

The Department of Neighborhood Services (DNS) Environmental Section deals with many topics including, but not limited to, asbestos removal, noise & light pollution, and swimming pool inspections. If you want to make a service request or a complaint regarding one of the issues below, please call the DNS Complaint Intake line at (414) 286-2268. A DNS employee will take the information and keep the complainant's name confidential.  

For all complaints, please include the name, address, and phone number of the complainant along with a description of the violation and address of the location where the violation is occurring. 

Please wait while we gather your results.


Information about asbestos, removal, and permits.


Information about campground licenses.

Dry Cleaning

Information about dry cleaning establishments and permits.

Filling Stations

Information about who issues Filling Station permits and who conducts inspections.


Information about laundromat permits and complaints.


Information about nuisance light and how to file a complaint.

Litter and/or Improper Disposal

Information about litter on commercial and vacant lots, as well as information about improper disposal or storage of fluids.


Information about masonry permits.


Information about noise complaints and noise variance applications.


Information about backyard pools and public swimming pools.

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DNS Environmental
841 N Broadway RM 105
Milwaukee, WI 53202


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