Inspector / Zoning Administrator
N7624 Hwy. 83 P.O.Box 128 North Lake, WI 53064
calls daily 8a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 966.2469.
- Meetings with the Building Inspector are
made by Appointment Only
Outbuildings, Garages, Pools, Additions
Site Evaluation must be obtained from Waukesha County Division of
Environmental Health, 1320 Pewaukee Rd. Rm# 260 PH. 896.8300, before a
building permit will be issued.
property is within one thousand feet (1000 ft.) of a lake or three
hundred feet (300ft.) of a river a Zoning Permit must be obtained from
Waukesha County Parks and Land Use 1320 Pewaukee Rd. Rm# 230 Ph.
548.7790 prior to obtaining a permit from the Town of Merton.
dumpster is required at all sites with five thousand dollars($5000.00)
or more worth of work being done.
(1) set of plans. Plans must show details of construction, what was
existing and what is proposed.
(1) copies of a certified survey showing location of proposed
construction. Well and septic location must also be shown along with
all other structures located on the property. Offset and setback
measurements must be clearly defined and indicated.
check will be the sum total of all permit fees & bond for the
project. The construction bond is returned to the party that issued us
prior to final inspection will result in forfeiture of the bond to the
Town of Merton.
requests for inspections must come through the Building Inspections
Office. The office hours are listed above.The work must be completed
before the inspection request is made or a re-inspection fee of fifty
dollars will be charged to your permit and bond.
Single Family Construction
sets of plans. Plans must show details of construction including types
of insulation. A typical cross section is required. One set of plans
will be returned.
copy of the Soil and Site Evaluation Report.
copies of the Cirtifed Survey or Plat of Survey, showing location of
copy of Waukesha County Sanitary Permit.
Driveway Permit must be obtained from the Town Highway Superintendent
at 966.2118 before a Building Permit will be issued. Owner is to
purchase and install culvert if required. Owner/Builder must Read and Sign Driveway Permit. Driveways
are to be located 6' off the lot line.
the property is within One Thousand Feet (1000ft.) of a lake or Three
Hundred Feet (300ft.) of a River a Zoning Permit must be obtained from
Waukesha County Division of Parks and Land Use before a Town of Merton
Building Permit will be issued.
Loss Calcuation as per Energy Code.
Wisconsin Uniform Building Permit application and ALL Town of
Merton applications must be filled out correctly and submitted
together at your meeting with the Building Inspector. An Erosion
Control Plan must be submitted showing all grades and slopes. These
measures must be maintained until the site has been stabilized.
One (1) check made out to the Town of Merton. The check will include
Two Thousand Dollar ($2000.00) Driveway Construction Bond
refundable after all final inspections are done. and then sum total
of all permit fees.
of premises prior to Inspection including use of fireplaces, boxes in
either basement, garage or beds set up FORFEITS YOUR BOND.
- A dumpster is
all building sites with Five ($5,000.00) Thousand Dollars or larger
project being done.
- A Fifty ($50.00)
fee is charged for any re-inspection of corrections and Fifty ($50.00)
dollars for work not ready when inspection is called in.
- The $2,000.00 will
returned as follows: First $1,000.00, less a $50.00 occupancy fee will
be returned upon occupancy. The second $1,000.00 will be returned when
the hard surface driveway is installed according to our ordinance (if
- A $1,500.00 Impact
Fee is Assessed to each New Construction (if applicable)