Permits and Inspections
Planning and Zoning
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.
444 W Grand Ave.
Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495
Kyle Kearns, Director
Madelin Petz, Community Development Specialist
Ben Grimm, Building Inspector - Commercial & Residential
Josh Volz, Building Inspector – Residential
Ray Starks, Ordinance Control Officer
General Office Information
Permitting Hours: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm, or by appointment.
Inspections: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm, contact an inspector to request