TO GOD BE THE GLORY
341 Keller Ave N, Amery WI 54001 Mon-Fri 10:00am-3:00pm

Building Department 715-497-3458 [email protected]

Electrical Department 715-302-7456 [email protected]

Due to inclement weather, REM Inspecting’s office may not be staffed. If you have questions, please reach out via phone or email.

We will be closed on all state holidays.

City of Amery

To GOD be the glory

 

City of Amery Website: www.amerywi.gov 

Contact Person: City Clerk
104 W Maple Street Suite A. Amery, WI 54001
715-268-7486

Inspection Agency: REM Inspecting LLC

Inspector: Daniel Kegley

 

CITY OF AMERY Zoning Application Form required for all projects

Building PERMIT APPLICATION FOR detached garage or structure, shed, re-siding, decks, commercial buildings, alterations, remodels, additions, moving a building, existing building, etc.

Building PERMIT APPLICATION ONLY FOR A NEW HOME – Wisconsin Online Building Permit Application

Building Permit Checklist

Building Inspection Checklist

Erosion Control Regulations Checklist

Building Cross Section Aide

Who needs a building permit?

1 and 2 family houses, Commercial Buildings, All additions and alterations, Manufactured Homes, Decks, detached buildings or structures, re-siding, completely new windows or larger windows, .

Who needs an electrical permit?

Per the City of Amery ordinance all new electrical installation need an electrical permit and inspection, to include service panel upgrades, additions, alterations, extensions and so on.  The electrical permit and inspection fees are in addition to any building construction permit and inspection fees listed below.  

How long is a building permit good for?

The project needs to be started within 6 months and completed within 18 months, i.e. 24 months.

How long is an electrical permit good for?

12 months

What building construction projects are exempt from a building permit?

Re-roofing and minor building changes as deemed by building inspector (but it still may need an electrical permit and inspection)

HOW ARE THE BUILDING FEES DETERMINED?

BUILDING PERMIT AND INSPECTION FEES

  1. Application administration fee per project.
  2. Application assistance fee, if requested.
  3. Change fee is for additions or alterations of approved permit or design or scope of work.
  4. State of Wisconsin ‘New Home’ uniform building seal is current fee plus S&H.
  5. Permit to start fee (Excavation; footing & foundation only) 
  6. New one- & two-family dwelling construction fee: (ICC Building Valuation Data Cost per group / category x the inspection fee multiplier x square foot) with an $800 minimum.
  7. New commercial/industrial building construction fee: (ICC Building Valuation Data Cost per group / category x the inspection fee multiplier x square foot) with a $1000 minimum.
  8. New construction deck, porch, pool, spa, hot tub, shed, garage, accessory building fee
    1. Number of inspection types to be determined by the inspector at plan review.
  9. Addition; Alteration; Remodel; change of use fee.
    1. Number of inspection types to be determined by the inspector at plan review.
  10. Fee for modular dwelling unit; shell only dwelling unit is 80% of number 6 above.
  11. Fee for manufactured ‘mobile’ home plus any additions such as deck, basement, etc.
  12. Penalty fee for starting a project without a permit is up to double the full permit fees.
  13. Re-inspection fee will be charged at the same rate as the original inspection fee.
    1. For a project that is not ready for inspection; does not meet the code; failure to cancel inspection at least one hour prior to scheduled time; storage or personal items blocking necessary inspection areas; no access to site and/or building will also be considered an inspection trip.
  14. Plan review fee
  15. Any additional services requested .
  16. Reimbursement of expenses plus costs.
  17. Municipality fee, if any, are in addition to any other fees.
  18. Electrical permit & inspection fees are in addition to any building construction permit & inspection fees.  

Click on ELECTRICAL PROJECTS at the top of this page to read more about additional fees for electrical permits and inspections.

Have other questions about permits; inspections and cost, email us at [email protected]

Page updated 01/03/2023