Building Inspector | Village of Chenequa, Wisconsin
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    Building Inspector


    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)

    Cautionary Statement to Owners Obtaining Building Permits

    Accessory Structures Acknowledgement

    Act 211 – New Single Family Construction

    The Registration process for new home construction only.

    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

    The Building Inspector is available at the Village Hall Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. The Building Inspector may be reached other times at SAFEbuilt at (262) 894-2640.

    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.


    SAFEbuilt has a website to make it easier for residents, contractors and municipalities to interact with their building inspection service provider. The website has interactive areas to make contact via email, receive permit forms, request inspections, or to learn about our business day or night.

    Gary Meerschaert
    Hours Available at Village Hall As of January 24, 2019:
    Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30–3:30 pm
    For further contact information, please visit


    Telephone: (262) 202-2985

    To Schedule an Inspection

    All inspections must be scheduled by 4pm for next business day inspections.
    By Phone: (262) 346-4575
    By Email:

    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) 367-2600 (WCC Dispatch Center)