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  1. Building Permit - City of Whitewater

    312 W. Whitewater St. 
    P.O. Box 178
    Whitewater, WI 53167
    (262) 473-0540
    www.whitewater.gov

  2. Accessory Structure/Alteration - choose all that apply
  3. Zoning Permit Fee
  4. Building Fee
  5. Early Start fee
  6. New one and two family residential
  7. Re-inspection fee
  8. Special inspection fee
  9. Agreements

    It is hereby agreed between the undersigned as owner, by himself or his agent, and the City of Whitewater that for and in consideration of the premises and of the permit to construct, erect, alter or install the building or alterations thereto as above described, to be issued by the City Building Inspector or his agent, that the work shall be done in accordance with the description set forth in this statement and the Building Code of Whitewater. It is further agreed that no building shall be occupied until a final inspection or Certificate of Occupancy has been completed and occupancy approved by the City Building Inspector or his agent. The owner also agrees to provide and maintain the required setbacks in the front, rear and side yards and to perform all work in accordance with the provisions of the Whitewater Zoning Code.

    CAUTIONARY STATEMENT TO OWNERS OBTAINING BUILDING PERMITS: 101.65(lr) of the Wisconsin Statutes requires municipalities that enforce the Uniform Dwelling Code to provide an owner who applies for a building permit with a statement advising the owner that: If the owner hires a contractor to perform work under the building permit and the contractor is not bonded or insured as required under s.101.654(2)(a), the following consequences might occur: (a) The owner may be held liable for any bodily injury to or death of others or for any damage to the property of others that arises out of the work performed under the building permit or that is caused by any negligence of the contractor that occurs in connection with the work performed under the building permit. (b) The owner may not be able to collect from the contractor damages for any loss sustained by the owner because of a violation by the contractor of the one and two family dwelling code or an ordinance enacted under sub (1)(a), because of any bodily injury to or death of others or damage to the property of others that arises out of the work performed under the building permit or because of any bodily injury to or death of others or damage to the property of others that is caused by any negligence by the contractor that occurs in connection with the work performed under the building permit.

    Approved zoning permits shall expire in six months unless substantial work has commenced and is continuing in a progressive workmanlike manner (19.63.110). Extensions may be granted by the approving authority. If work is started before permit is issued, fees are doubled.

  10. CHECKLIST

    FOR COMPLETION BY APPLICANTS AND REVIEW BY THE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES DEPARTMENT

  11. Plot/Site Plans Checklist
  12. Plans to accompany application:

    A Plot/site Plan and a Floor Plan must be submitted by the Applicant as part of the required Application materials.  The requirements for each are as follows:


  13. Plot/Site Plans Checklist
  14. Floor Plan Checklist. For applications on lots containing an existing building, a floor plan is require to meet the following specifications:
  15. Mail or In-Person Plan Drop off

    If files are too large to download they can also, either be mailed or dropped off in person at:

    City of Whitewater
    Neighborhood Services Department
    312 W. Whitewater Avenue
    Whitewater, WI 53190

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