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Building Inspections


What does the Building Inspections Department do?

The Building Inspection Department manages the process of residential and commercial construction projects. The requirements for obtaining a permit are for the benefit of the property owner. The process begins with permit application, review and issuance. The Building Inspector performs field inspections for compliance of these building codes and standards to provide for the health and safety of all occupants. The process is completed with final inspection and the issuance of an occupancy permit when applicable.

Where can I obtain a permit?

You can obtain a permit from the Building Inspections Department located at Antigo City Hall, 700 Edison St.

When can I obtain a permit?

Antigo City Hall is open from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday-Thursday and Fridays 7:30 am to 12:00 pm.  Walk ins are welcome.  To insure an inspector is available please contact our office at 715.623.3633 x 154  and we will arrange a meeting time for you. Please be aware that proper credentials will be needed at the time of application for any permit.

What is the cost of a permit?

Permit fees vary depending on the scope of the project but generally a minimum fee for residential projects is $35.00. Please contact our office to discuss specific permit needs and costs.

Which projects require a building permit?

Permits are required not only to ensure your project meets City zoning regulations and complies with City and State codes, but they also let us assist you in achieving a project that is safe and structurally sound.

  • New construction or an addition to a building.
  • Alterations/remodeling
  • Construction or replacement of a detached garage, lean-to, storage building or gazebo, decks, porch, stairs, etc.,
  • Re-siding of a building.  (Make sure house numbers are re-installed on the right side of the front door on completion of project.)
  • Installation/replacement of roofing (shingles, re-decking, etc.).
  • Installation of new doors and (Exception: a permit is not required for sash replacement only.)
  • Installation or replacement of electrical circuitry.
  • Installation or replacement of plumbing.
  • Installation or replacement of heating units.
  • Installation or replacement of air conditioning units. (Exception: a permit is not required for window-mounted units.)
  • Demolition of a building.
  • Construction, replacement or expansion of a fence.
  • Installing a shed
  • Any time excavation is taking place within the City owned Right-of-Way

Zoning Administration

The Zoning Administrator is responsible for applications and enforcement of the City of Antigo’s Zoning Regulations in a consistent, fair and timely manner. The position involves working with city residents and property owners as well as elected and appointed boards and officials. The Zoning Administrator is expected to assist applicants in understanding the zoning process, and to facilitate the application of permits and hearings.  The Zoning Administrator helps enforce many of the City of Antigo’s Ordinances that pertain to structures and property.


  • The City of Antigo Zoning Map is available here
  • The City of Antigo Ordinance and Zoning Descriptions are available here
  • For Zoning Permit Applications, Conditional Use Permit Applications, or Variance Applications please contact the Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator or the Assistant Building Inspector to discuss the process.

Questions / Contact:

Beth McCarthy
Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator

City of Antigo City Hall
700 Edison Street
Antigo, WI 54409
(715)623-3633 ext. 134

Terry Kubiaczyk
Asst. Building Inspector

City of Antigo City Hall
700 Edison Street
Antigo, WI 54409
(715)623-3633 ext. 120

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1314 West College Avenue
P.O. Box 2111
Appleton, WI  54912
Phone:  800-721-4157

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