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Building Dept. Fee Schedule
Contact Information
For more information on service fees, please call the Building and Zoning Department at 262.342.1164.

* Please note that calculations may vary depending on the project size.  Always check with the Building Inspector regarding total fees before submitting payments.



 Applications & Permits

Permit

Fee

Awning Permit        

$60

Dumpster Permit / Receptacle Enclosure Permit    

$60

Certificate of Compliance

$15

Conditional Use Permit

       $500 Deposit +/- Actual Cost

Fence Permit

 $50

Occupancy Permit - Residential   

 $50/unit/addition/accessory

Occupancy Permit - Office, Commercial & Industrial 

 $190

Occupancy Permit - Temporary (6 months or less) 

 $80

Planned Unit Development Overlay District Application

 $500 Deposit +/- Actual Cost

Quarry Operation Conditional Use Application

 $200/year

Rezone Application

 $500 Deposit +/- Actual Cost 

Roofing Permit (Residential)

 $50

Siding Permit

$50

Temporary Sign Permit
$20/each  or  $50/annual
Failure to Obtain Temporary Sign Permit
Double Permit Fee
Sign Permit

$35

Site Plan & CSM Review (Plan Commission)

 $500 Deposit +/- Actual Cost

Weatherization Stipulation

$25

Zoning Appeal & Variance Application

$150

Zoning Permit

  $25




 Building Construction
Project / Permit

Fee

Minimum Permit Fee for All Permits      $50
Accessory Structures (including agriculture, garages & sheds)

$0.26/sq. ft.

Attached Garage

$0.32/sq. ft.

Deck

$50

Manufacturing or Industrial buildings (office area included)  $0.26/sq. ft.

Permit to begin construction of footings - 1 & 2 Family Residence   

 $190
Permit to begin construction of footings - Commercial & Industrial     $245
Permit to begin construction of footings - Multi-Family Res.        $245
Pools (In-ground, above ground or spa permit) $10/$1,000 valuation, min. $50
Residential - Additions $0.32/sq. ft.
Residential - 1 & 2 Family   $0.32/sq. ft.
Residential-3 Family+, Row Housing, Multiple-Family & Instititional  $0.32/sq. ft.
Roofing, Siding & Trim - Commercial  $10/$1,000 valuation,
 $250 max./building 
Roofing, Siding & Trim - Residential      $50
Buildings & structures where sq. ft. cannot be calculated $10/$1000 of valuation


   
 Electrical Work

Project / Permit

Fee

Electrician's License (City of Burlington)

$55 New / $40 Renewal

Maintenance Electrican's Licence (City of Burlington)     $30
Alterations to Commercial & Industrial Buildings    

The Greater Of:
Area Fee:  $0.06/sq.ft. for area + service fee of $50 for 200 amp + $10 for ea. 100 amps in excess of 200 amps

-OR-

Inspection Fee:  $75/estimated  number of inspections, min. $200

Alterations to Residential Buildings

The Greater Of:
Area Fee: $0.10/sq.ft. for area + service fee of $50 for 200 amp or less + $15 for ea. 100 amps in excess of 200 amps

-OR-

Inspection Fee: $100/inspection, min. $100

Detached Garages & Accessory Buildings  $0.08/sq.ft. / min. fee of $50
New Commercial & Industrial Buildings  Base Fee: $60
  Area Fee: $0.05/sq.ft. for area
New Residential Buildings  Base Fee: $50
Area Fee: $0.08/sq.ft. for area
Signs (Fluorescent, Neon or Incandescent)  $60/sign
Swimming Pools (Wiring & Grounding)  $60/each
Temporary Service & Temporary Wiring Installation  $60



 Erosion Control 
Project / Permit

Fee

1 & 2-Family Lots  $150/lot 
Commercial, Industrial & Institutional Lots

$180/building + $5/1,000 sq. ft. of disturbed lot area, max. $2,000

Multi-Family Unit Lots

$180/building + $5/1,000 sq. ft. of disturbed lot area, max. $2,000




 Heating & Air Conditioning 

Project / Permit

Fee

Air Conditioning Permit (Up to 3 tons or 36,000 BTUs) $50/unit
Air Conditioning Permit (Over 3 tons)  $16/ton (12,000 BTUs) or fraction thereof.  Max. $750/unit
Commercial/Industrial Exhaust Hood & Exhaust System Permit     $155/unit
Heating & Air Conditioning Distribution System Permit  $1.80/100 sq. ft. of conditioned area.  Min. $50
Heating, Incinerator Unit or Wood Burning Appliance
         (Up to & including 150,000 BTUs)

$50/unit

Heating, Incinerator Unit or Wood Burning Appliance 
        (Over 150,000 BTUs)

$16/unit per 50,000 BTUs or fraction thereof.  Max. $750/unit




 Plan Review

Project / Permit

Fee

1 & 2-Family Residence - New   

$150

Accessory Building (Greater than 120 sq. ft.)   $60
Addition - 1 or 2-Family Dwelling  $75
Alterations - 1 or 2-Family Dwelling   $50
Alterations - Commercial & Industrial (Including Additions)  $225
Apartment, 3-Family Dwelling, Row Housing & Multi-Family Dwelling  $200 + $25/unit
Deck   $35
Heating Plans & Lighting or Energy Calculations to Heating Plans   $60
Priority Plan Review   Double applicable fee
 (Ability to provide priority review is at the discretion of the Building Inspector depending on work load) 
Public Site Fee          $500 per dwelling unit 
Street Tree Fee  $135 per tree required 
Sewer Connection Fee     $1650 per REU 
Swimming Pool      $35 



 Plumbing 

Project / Permit

Fee

Alterations - Commercial & Industrial Buildings

$15/fixture + $65/number of anticipated inspections, min. fee of $225

Alterations - Residential  $15/fixture + $65/number of anticipated inspections, min. fee of $125 
Laterals-water, Sanitary & Storm Sewer  $50 for 1st 100 feet + $0.45/ea. additional foot
New Commercial & Industrial Buildings   Base Fee: $60
Area Fee: $0.06/sq. ft. of area
New Commercial - Laterals-water, Sanitary & Storm  $50 for 1st 100 feet + $0.40/ea. additional foot 
New Commercial - Manhole & Catch Basin  $15/each 
New Commercial/Industrial -Sanitary & Storm Sewer Building Drains  $20 for 1st 75 feet + $0.40/ea. additional foot 
New Residential Buildings   Base Fee: $60
Area Fee: $0.10/sq. ft. of area 
New Residential Laterals-Water, Sanitary & Storm Sewer   $50 for 1st 100 feet + $0.45/ea. additional foot 



 Misc. Permits & Fees

Project / Permit

Fee

Moving a Building over Public Ways Permit $200 + $0.10/sq. ft. + bond
Reinspection Fee

$75/inspection

Special Inspection, Reports or Letter   $150
Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit Seal   $20 + State Fee
Wrecking, Razing or Demolition   $75 + $0.10/sq. ft. / Max. $750/building
(Fees may be waived at the discretion of the Building Inspector)