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Environmental and Nuisance Section

Asbestos Project Work Sheet (DNS-182)

This work sheet must be completed by the abatement firm and attached to the project plans when submitted with the asbestos project permit application at least 5 working days before the start of abatement.

Chicken Coop Site Plan Form (DNS-362)

This is form that must be completed by those wishing to obtain a chicken coop permit in the City of Milwaukee. See the sample below for what to put on the site plan. Bring this completed plan (DNS-362) and the Neighbor approval sheet (DNS-363) when applying for the chicken keeping permit.

Chicken Coop Site Plan Sample Form (DNS-362)

Here is DNS a sample of a diagram needed to be filed with the department when applying for a permit to keep chickens. This and the DNS-363 must be brought to the department when applying.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Pre-application

This form is required for anyone applying pesticides in the City of Milwaukee.

Environmental Permit (DNS-185)

Use this application to apply for a permit for installing a swimming pool, water slide, pool attraction, cleaning masonry, and removal of asbestos. Review the requirements, then send in the completed application with the fee to the Department of Neighborhood Services Environmental Section. Further information is available at DNS Environmental section (414) 286-3280.

Masonry Cleaning Information Packet

This file contains all the information necessary including permit worksheet and application for cleaning the exterior of a masonry building. Includes precautions to take, additional permits required for sidewalk closure and special rules for historic buildings. Questions on this matter can be answered by calling the DNS Environmental Section at (414) 286-3280.

Noise Variance Application Form (DNS-120A)

This form is for those instances where a known event will generate loud noise (i.e. festival, or temporary event) It is to be applied for before the event and requires Aldermanic and DNS approval.

Noise Variance Application Form Instructions

When hosting an event that might disrupt the normal noise level of the area one must obtain a noise variance. These are the instructions on how to complete the Noise Variance Permit Application listed above. Questions can be answered by calling the DNS Environmental Section at 414-286-3280.

Pitbull and Rottweiler Ordinance Requirements (DNS-360)

This is the brochure for owners of Rottweilers and Pit-bulls. It covers ownership and handler information as well as kenneling requirements and licensing. Special considerations for the keeping of these breeds are covered.

Swimming Pool Information Packet & Permit.pdf

Swimming Pool Information Packet and Permit- This file contains all of the necessary information and applications to apply for a permit to build or install a swimming pool, wading pool, water slide, water attraction, new or existing pool. Review the documents and complete the diagrams and then send in the completed application with the appropriate fee. Questions? Contact the DNS Environmental Section at (414) 286-3280.

Vehicle Removal Form (DNS-166)

Use this form to have the city remove unwanted vehicles from your property. If you are the owner, a fee may be charged. If the vehicle is illegally parked or abandoned on you property the City will tow it away for free. See details for information on this application.