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Building Inspection

The Village contracts with General Engineering Company for building inspection services. 
Please contact them directly with your building permit needs.

General Engineering Company

Jim Trebian
916 Silver Lake Drive
P.O. Box 340
Portage, WI 53901
Cell: (608) 697-7779
Office: (608) 745-4070
Fax: (608) 745-5763
Email: jtrebian@generalengineering.net
www.generalengineering.net

IMPORTANT FORMS

WHEN DO I NEED A BUILDING PERMIT?

  • New Construction on Homes, Duplexes, 4-Units
  • Any alterations to an existing structure...
  • Pools
  • Garages or Sheds
  • Demolishing any building
  • Any Construction to Commercial Property
    • Additions
    • Decks OR Screen Porch
    • Garages
    • Re-Siding
    • Re-Roofing
    • Changing/Adding Electrical
    • Changing/Adding Heating
    • Changing/Adding Plumbing
    • Changing/Adding Major Appliances (furnace, air conditioning, water softeners)
    • Remodeling or Finishing Basements

When in doubt, please call the building inspector at (608) 697-7779.


WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • A sketch of your project:
  • Your contractor(s) name and address w/their license number
  • Any and all pertinent information related to your project.
    • If it is a basement finish - sketch out the rooms
    • If it is a shed - indicate where it will sit on the property in relation to other property items
    • If it is a new residence, – full set of plans, HVAC loss calcs, name, address & license numbers of general, electrical, plumbing and heating contractors, site plan.

When in doubt, please call the building inspector at (608) 697-7779.

Building Inspector

Jim Trebian

Phone: (608) 697-7779
Email: jtrebian@generalengineering.net




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Contact Village Hall

  1. Village Hall
    221 E Cottage Grove Road
    Cottage Grove, WI 53527

    Phone: 608-839-4704

    Office Hours:
    Monday through Friday
    7:30 am to 4:30 pm

Contact Municipal Services

  1. Municipal Services Building
    210 Progress Drive
    Cottage Grove, WI 53527

    Public Works Phone: 608-839-5813
    Parks & Recreation Phone: 608-839-8968
    Police Department Phone: 608-839-4652

    Office Hours
    Monday through Friday
    7:30 am to 4:00 pm
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