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City of Amery

City of Amery Website: 

Contact Person: City Clerk
118 Center St. Amery, WI 54001

Inspection Agency: REM Inspecting LLC

Inspector: Daniel Kegley


CITY OF AMERY application form for all projects

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

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, .

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

What building projects are exempt from a building permit?

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


The fees are based on the current City of Amery’s ordinance fee schedule, contact the city for exact fee amounts. Here is an example:

The Building permit administration fee is $50

New dwelling application assistance fee is $50

The Plan review fee $80/hr.

The new dwelling state seal fee is $35

any additional cost incurred (i.e. credit card fee; re-inspection fee; post-inspection fee; late fee; permit to start fee; municipality fee; etc.)

The inspection fee for a new residential or commercial property is determined by using the current ICC Building Valuation Data Cost x square foot per group / category.

An inspections fees for additions; alterations; structures; accessory buildings; mobile homes; etc. are based on $80 per inspection type per visit. For a list of inspection types see SPS316.013 and SPS 320.10 and SPS 361.41 of the Wisconsin administrative code

Minimum inspection fee is $160


Who needs an electrical permit?

All new electrical installation to include service panel upgrades

SPS 316.012 no electrical wiring project may commence unless the owner of the premises where the installation is to occur or their agent holds a permit from the designated inspection agency if the electrical project involves the installation of new or addition to any electrical service, feeder, or branch circuit serving any of the following:

  1. A farm.
  2. A public building, structure, or premises.
  3. A place of employment.
  4. A campground.
  5. A manufactured home community.
  6. A public marina, pier, dock, or wharf.
  7. A recreational vehicle park.
  8. non-UDC building or structure

How long is an electrical permit good for?

12 months

Who needs an electrical inspection?

SPS 316.013 [All] electrical wiring installations shall be subject to inspection   *Including electrical wiring projects not requiring a permit.

PSC 114.003 [All] utilities must obtain proof (Certificate) of compliance with Volumes 1 & 2 of the Wisconsin State Electrical Code before energizing a service.

How is the electrical permit and electrical inspection fee determined?

The fees are based on the current City of Amery’s ordinance fee schedule, contact the city for exact fee amounts. Here is an example:

  1. The permit administration fee $50
  2. application assistance fee $50
  3. The Plan review fee is $80/hr if needed
  4. The inspection fee is $80 per hour (minimum of 1 hour) plus $1 per mile round trip per inspection.
  5. other fees (i.e. credit card fee; re-inspection fee; post-inspection fee; late fee; etc.)


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