The Community Development Department's mission is to promote a safe, diverse and dynamic vibrant community by enhance the living, working and recreation choices for community residents and visitors. To fulfill this mission, the Department is organized into four different divisions; Permits and Inspections, Ordinance Control, Planning and Zoning and Economic Development. Staff work together to ensure compliance with local and state ordinances and codes and fulfill the objectives of the City’s Comprehensive Plan.
The Community Development Department is closed to the Public to prevent further spread of Covid-19. Operations within the office will continue, but the public are asked to use electronic means for office services.
General Office Information
Office: 715-421-8228 Permitting Hours: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, or by appointment. Inspections: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm, contact an inspector to request
Email 2nd Floor 444 W Grand Ave. Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
Kyle Kearns, Director firstname.lastname@example.org 715-421-8225
Madelin Petz, Community Development Specialist email@example.com 715-421-8258
Ben Grimm, Building Inspector - Commercial & Residential firstname.lastname@example.org 715-421-8226
Josh Volz, Building Inspector – Residential email@example.com 715-421-8227 Ray Starks, Ordinance Control Officer firstname.lastname@example.org 715-421-8229