Building Inspector | Village of Chenequa, Wisconsin
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  • Building Inspector

    Building Inspector

    Jacob Lipke

    Contact Information:
    Cell:  (262) 226-5007

    Office hours:
    Tuesdays 2:30pm – 3:30pm
    Thursdays 9am – 10am
    Or by Appointment


    The following schedule is in effect on and after January 1, 2011, for plan review, construction related matters, and permits issued by the Village of Chenequa. Any and all construction, remodeling or replacement work done BEFORE a permit is issued will result in a stop order being issued and penalties as outlined in the Chenequa Village Code.

    Fee Schedule (PDF)

    Building Permit Form (PDF)

    Building Permit Review Requirements & Plan Commission Fees (PDF)

    Accessory Structures Acknowledgement

    Act 211 – New Single Family Construction

    The Registration process for new home construction only (both forms must be completed).

    New Construction Building Permit Form (PDF)

    Act 211 – How to Apply for Permits Online


    This position is responsible for

    • Enforcing local, state, and national building design and construction codes to ensure safety
    • Serving as a resource staff

    Plans for construction are reviewed by the Plan Commission, which normally meets on the 2nd Monday of each month. Plans for consideration must be submitted by the 15th day of the month prior to the Plan Commission meeting. Packets regarding building permit requirements are available at the Village Hall.

    To Schedule an Inspection

    For all permits issued PRIOR to September 1, 2019, please contact SAFEbuilt at (262) 346-4575 or via email at

    For all permits issued AFTER September 1, 2019, please contact Jacob Lipke at (262) 226-5007 or via email at

    Village FAQ’s 


    VILLAGE OF CHENEQUA  •  31275 W County Highway K  •  CHENEQUA WI 53029

    OFFICE HOURS:  Monday • Thursday 8:00am to 4:30pm  •  Friday 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

    VILLAGE HALL  (262) 367-2239  •  Fax (262) 367-3341  •  POLICE DEPARTMENT  911 or (262) 367-2145

    AFTER HOURS POLICE  911 or (262) 446-5070 (WCC Dispatch Center)