TOWN OF MANITOWOC
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A county permit is required for any new structure or an addition to an existing structure which can be obtained from Planning & Zoning Commission, 4319 Expo Drive, Manitowoc. The following is the cost for new homes
1 Family dwelling - $635.00 2 Family dwelling - $785.00
Address maker - 75.00 Address markers - 150.00
Seal - 35.00 Seal - 35.00
Town permit - 15.00 Town permit - 15.00
Total - $760.00 Total - $985.00
Improvements to property that have a value over $1,000.00 are required to obtain a building permit for $15.00. No permit is needed if a roof or siding is replaced. The form for these permits may be printed and sent to the clerk/ Treasurer, Geraldine Gilbert, 1805 Lissa Lane, Manitowoc - See Form – (Building Permit Application).
(See Forms – Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit Application and Cautionary Statement to Owners Obtaining Building Permits).
Any new homes are required to have an address marker installed in front of their residence. The cost for the address marker is $75.00 which includes the sign, post and installation. The purpose of the address markers is for the emergency responders to better locate addresses in the Township.
A check should be made out to the Town of Manitowoc.
Deliver the following documents with the appropriate fees to Geraldine Gilbert, 1805 Lissa Lane, Manitowoc. WI 54220
Three (3) sets of legible, drawn-to-scale building plans
Completed Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit Application
Plot plan showing the location of the dwelling and any other buildings, etc. on the site with respect to property lines
Erosion control plan
A copy of the County sanitary permit
A copy of the County Zoning permit
If the above documentation is Code compliant, a Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit will be issued.
A building permit is required before any on-site construction, including excavation for a structure may begin
Footings before pouring
Foundation before backfilling
Rough-in (general construction, plumbing, electrical and heating)
Occupancy inspection within 5 business days after notification from permit applicant
One additional inspection included, as needed.
Each of these inspections will be done with 2 business days after notification from permit applicant.
A permit is required if installing a new driveway or existing driveway extension or blacktopping of driveway. No charge for this permit. See form – Town Road Right Away
(You will need the Adobe .pdf reader loaded to view files)
When sending in your voter registration application, send a copy of your driver's license.
Also send a copy from Planning and Zoning when changing the structure of your home.
This permit is for brand new homes
Complete form in INK ONLY and PRINT. Return to the town clerk:Geraldine Gilbert, 1805 Lissa Lane, Manitowoc, WI 54220