Building Guide

Building Inspector


Inspection Contractor

Professional Building Inspections, Inc.

Building Inspector

Joe Messler

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phone-128 262-215-3711

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The Town offers Building Inspection Services Tuesday and Thursday (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM) or buy appointment only Tuesday and Thursday

Building Permits

A building permit shall be obtained by the owner or his authorized agent from the Town Clerks Office or Building Inspector before work may be started on the construction or moving of any building or structure within the Town of Delavan.  The building permit may be obtained by the owner or contractor, or by the part for whom the work is to be performed, but the property owner will be held responsible in case of failure to obtain the permit as provided in this Code, except as might hereinafter be provided.

The term building shall include any building and/or structure, and any enlargement, alteration, heating or ventilation installation, or anything affecting the fire hazards or safety of any building or structure.

Uniform Bldg Permit
Building Inspector Fee Schedule
Required Inspections List


If part of your project  involves removing an existing building, you will need to pick up a building permit to have that building demolished.  This premise is called a razing permit and can be applied for at the same time you apply for the permit for the new garage or accessory building, if required for your project.

A Raze Permit requires an inspection for lead and asbestos, confirmation all utilities have been disconnected; and.a Sanitary disconnect permit has been issued.  After these requirements are met a Raze Permit will be issued.

Inspection Services

Wisconsin Inspection Services

Lead/Asbestos Report

JD Environmental

Sewer Disconnect

Delavan Lake Sanitary District

Utility Disconnect

Alliant Energy - Electric

WE Energies - Natural Gas