|Attention Development Center customers: On May 1, 2018 the State of Wisconsin Commercial Building Code Package will become effective. Any plan submittals for commercial projects on or after this date will be reviewed for compliance with the newly adopted codes. (2015 I-Codes with Wisconsin amendments.)
Land Management System (LMS)
The LMS provides citizens, businesses, and visitors access to government services online, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Use LMS to review the status and/or schedule inspections online, upload drawings and plans electronically, pay online after all regulatory or reviews have been met, and more.
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.
Applying for building permits?
You need to be aware of charges from the Assessor. Information on the Property Record Maintenance Charge.
The Development Center is located at 809 N. Broadway, first floor. Parking is available at meter rates in the Milwaukee Center parking structure; the entrance is located on Kilbourn Avenue just west of Water Street. Our hours are 8:00 a.m. thru 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
All appeal matters relating to the zoning code are handled by the Board of Zoning Appeals.
Commercial Building Plan Reviews By Year
2014 2015 2016 to June 1, 2016