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    Below is information for any necessary permits.

    These include permits needed for any construction work.
    Download the form, complete and mail to the Village of Chenequa with proper payment. The General Building and Remodeling; Plumbing; Electrcical and Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning forms have been consolidated into 1 form.

    Building Permit (PDF)
    Electrical Permit (PDF)
    HVAC Permit (PDF)
    Plumbing Permit (PDF)

    Permit Fees

    The Building Fee Schedule (PDF) effective September 12, 2023.

    When is a permit due for review?

    The appropriate permit and fee(s) must be submitted by the 15th date of the month prior to the Plan Commission meeting. These items will be reviewed and additional information required must be received by the Monday, one (1) week prior to the meeting.

    What work does not need a permit?

    General maintenance work such as Painting, Carpeting, etc.

    How do I get zoning information?

    The Building Inspector’s office hours are currently by appointment only. Please call the inspector at (262) 825-8820.

    The Village of Chenequa Zoning Checklist can be found here.

    You may also come to the Village Hall to review the Village map or purchase a laminated copy for $50.


    If the windows are identical in size and style to what is currently on the home, no a permit is not required. If you are changing or adding windows, yes a permit is required. Additionally, if the windows are changing in size or style, they need to be approved by the Plan Commission.


    Yes a permit is required, for zoning review. Additionally, the work will need to be approved by the Plan Commission.


    Yes, a permit is required.


    Yes a permit is required. The fence must be 2 feet off the lot line and no higher than 8 feet. All fences need to be approved by the Plan Commission. Goose fence is allowed. Applications for Goose Fences are available here.

    Failure to obtain a permit:

    You will pay a double permit fee and if the project violates zoning codes and/or building codes, you will take the risk of having to make corrections to be in code

    Building permits are good for 24 months.


    VILLAGE OF CHENEQUA  •  31275 W County Road K  •  CHENEQUA WI 53029

    OFFICE HOURS:  Monday • Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm  •  Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

    VILLAGE HALL  (262) 367-2239  •  Fax (262) 367-3341  •  POLICE DEPARTMENT  911 or (262) 367-2145

    AFTER HOURS POLICE  911 or (262) 446-5070 (WCC Dispatch Center)