Building Permits

The Town of Black Earth’s Building Inspector is Tracy Johnson.
All required building inspections must be performed by the building inspector.

BUILDING INSPECTOR
Johnson Inspection, LLC
Tracy Johnson
PO Box 127
Arena, WI 5350
phone:  608-444-0372
johnsoninspection@gmail.com

Building permits REQUIRED for:


NEW SINGLE FAMILY HOME/DUPLEX
 – Sanitary Permit from County Health Department
– Zoning Permit from Dane County – (608) 266-4266
– Driveway Permit
– 2 sets of complete building plans (include wall section, window and door schedule)
– 2 copies of site plan (all setbacks, lot size, building location)
– 1 copy of Thermal performance sheets (heat loss calculations)
– Applications to the filled out:  Uniform Building Permit Application application (include contractor certification number, mailing addresses and phone numbers)
– 2 copies of Erosion Control Plan shown on site plan (access drive, silt fence and stock piles)

ADDITIONS, REMODELS, ACCESSORY BUILDINGS, DECKS & SWIMMING POOLS
– Zoning Permit from Dane County – (608) 266-4266
– Site evaluation from the Dane County Health Department if there is an increase in contaminant/wastewater load or a bedroom is added (See DSPS 383)
– 2 sets of building plans (include setbacks and existing structures)
– 2 copies of Erosion Control Plan shown on survey
– Applications to be filled out: Uniform Building Permit Application

COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS, REMODELS AND ADDITIONS
– Driveway Permit
– Sanitary and Zoning Permits as required from Dane County – (608) 266-4266
– 2 sets of State approved building plans and description of the building
– 2 copies of survey of the property showing all buildings located on it to scaled
– Applications to be filled out:  Uniform Building Permit Application, HVAC, Electrical and Plumbing

AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS
 – Zoning Permit, if required from Dane County – (608) 266-4266
– Administrative Building Permit (No building, HVAC, or Plumbing inspections required)
– Electric Permit and inspections are required per DSPS 316.

IF UNCERTAIN IF YOUR PROJECT REQUIRES A PERMIT, PLEASE CALL THE BUILDING INSPECTOR.