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Department of Neighborhood Services
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The Administration section oversees the business and administration operations of the department. It processes certain permits, invoices, permit fees, and various inspection and occupancy certificates. Housed within the area are the Commissioner's Office, Property Registration, Rent Withholding, Systems Coordination, and Public Information, Web Site and Training Coordination.
Administration Tax Assessment Charges
A description of how the Department of Neighborhood Services assesses charges to properties for services rendered.
Winning Bidder Checklist (Sheriff Sales)
A step-by-step action for properties moving from Pre-foreclosure to New Owner (bank or Corporation)
Property Registration Program
Property Registration requirements, forms, and applications for the City of Milwaukee. Required for all non-owner occupied and commercial property.
Compliance Loan Program
The DNS Compliance Loan Program is geared to helping people with code violations on their homes with low cost repair loans. Income limits and qualifications may apply.
Residential Property Pending Foreclosure
Policies concerning properties with pending forclosure
Customer Satisfaction Survey
Share your opinions about your interaction with DNS.
Title Search Form
Use this form for information on DNS code violations, fees, permits, and other DNS concerns related to a property. Highly recommended for any property exchange between buyer and seller.
How to request records per the Wisconsin Open Records policy from the Department of Neighborhood Services.
Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Zeidler Municipal Building, 841 N. Broadway, Room 104, Milwaukee, WI 53202
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