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Generally, no. If you are replacing kitchen cabinets, for example, you do not need a permit. However, if you are doing remodeling that requires new plumbing, heating, or electrical work, you will need a permit. Call the Inspection Department at 920-448-3300 for more specific information.
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Guidelines and permit applications can be found in the Permits & Development Services section of the Community & Economic Development Department.
All requests for the following types of inspections are to be scheduled using our online Inspection Request Form or by calling 920-448-3300 during business hours. A project number is required when scheduling an inspection.
Call 920-448-3300 to enter an anonymous complaint.
A plumbing permit is required whenever the plumbing drain, waste, vent, or water supply systems are altered. Examples include relocation of a plumbing fixture, installation of a new water heater or dishwasher.
Any licensed plumbing contractor or homeowner who owns and occupies a single-family dwelling can obtain a plumbing permit.
The City cannot recommend a builder but can offer you a link to the Brown County Home Builders Association and the Realtors Association of Northeast Wisconsin.
If you are a renter, call your landlord and inform them of the problem. If the problem persists, you may contact our office or file a report.
Guidelines and permit application can be found in the Permits & Development Services section of Community & Economic Development Department.
Permit costs vary by construction type. The fee schedule (PDF) should give you a guide as to how much you need for each project/phase of construction.
Yes, you need a permit for all of these. There are requirements you have to follow for location and setback. Call the Inspection Department at 920-448-3300 for more specific information.
No. Round top shelters or portable structures enclosed by walls of fabric or plastic film, AND metal carports are prohibited in residential districts of the City of Green Bay per Section 13-615, Green Bay Zoning Code.
Yes, but only on a 3 or more unit building or within a historic residential area. See the fee schedule (PDF) for costs.
No, but there are rules regarding fire pits. Read the fire pit guidelines (PDF).
Your inspector will inform you when you take out the permit when they should be called to make the inspection(s). Please call 920-448-3300 to schedule.
The Operations Division of Public Works handles these concerns. Fill out an online report or call 920-448-3535 to let us know of your concern.
The Operations Division of Public Works handles these concerns. Fill out an online report or call 920-448-3535 to let us know of your concerns.