The Inspection Division is a function of the Community Development Department. Inspection staff provide code information and assistance for new construction, remodeling or expanding an existing structure, or changing the use of an existing structure. Inspectors provide information regarding city ordinances for fences, garages, gazebos, storage buildings, swimming pools, temporary land uses and signs.
The City of Fond du Lac has adopted State of Wisconsin Department of Commerce Building, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Codes.
The Inspection Division is responsible for plan review, permit issuance and inspection of construction for compliance with building, electric, heating and plumbing codes. The Division also enforces City ordinances relating to property maintenance, zoning and floodplain regulations.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The City of Fond du Lac is currently in the process of reviewing and updating the Municipal Code. Recent ordinance changes are not reflected in the code sections provided on this website. Please contact the Building Inspection Division at (920) 322-3577 with questions regarding City regulations.
Revisions to the Zoning Code and Zoning Map have been prepared as part of the recodification of the municipal code, a project that has been ongoing since late 2011. Proposed changes to the Zoning Code and Zoning Map will be considered by the Plan Commission at a public hearing on March 17, 2014. The proposed zoning code and zoning map are available on the Community Development Department PLANNING & ZONING page of this website.
Use the ”Building Inspection Search” or navigation at the left to locate information, calendar events, important documents and resource links.