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City of Sturgeon Bay

Building Permits for the City of Sturgeon Bay

Download the PDF Permit Application form below.





  1. Completed building application

  2. Two sets of building plans. Plans must include elevation, cross section, foundation, floor plan, per SPS 320.9(5) and wall brace plan per SPS 320.09 (5) (b) d & SPS 321.25.

  3. Site plan showing lot setbacks and erosion control measures.

  4. Copy of City zoning permit

  5. Copy of City sanitary permit

  6. Energy worksheets (heat/loss calculations and insulation R-values)

  7. Complete fee payment. 


ADDITIONS (including decks):

  1. Completed building application.

  2. One set of building plans (elevation, cross section, floor plan w/sizes).

  3. Copy of City zoning permit. 

  4. Copy of City sanitary permit.

  5. Complete fee payment. 



  1. Completed building application.

  2. One set of building plans showing remodeling area and scope of work. 

  3. Complete fee payment. 


COMMERCIAL (new, additions, & remodels):

  1. Completed building application.

  2. One set of state stamped plans with cover letter. If state approved plans are not required (under 50,000cu ft), then provide two sets of building plans for inspector review. (Per SBD118)

  3. Copy of City zoning permit

  4. Complete fee payment. 

Completed applications, plans, and *fees can be mailed to: 

Inspection Specialists, LLC


Brussels, WI 54204 

         *Please make checks payable to the City of Sturgeon Bay.

Inspection requests & additional questions: 

Call or text Brett Guilette at (920)-495-3232. 

Please provide building site location, owner name (or contractor name), number, and details of request (requested date, inspection type, etc.). 

For additional City of Sturgeon Bay information, please click here to visit their website.

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