The Township of Farmington has adopted the State of Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code and the State of Wisconsin Commercial Building Code. These codes apply to all new construction, additions, alterations and repairs.
The State of Wisconsin adopted Act 211. Every municipality in the State of Wisconsin is required to enroll in this system. Please use the following links for more information regarding Act 211.
Please read and follow instructions below:
1. Check with Waupaca County Zoning Office,715-258-6255, to determine if a Land Use Permit is required. Please note that if a Land Use Permit is required, a Building Permit cannot be issued until the Land Use Permit is acquired
2. New 1 and 2 Family Dwellings Units: In order to
comply with State of Wisconsin’s 2015 Act 211 the Town of Farmington has adopted
an Electronic Building Permit System. To begin the process for obtaining a
building permit for New 1 and 2 Family Dwelling Units, use the following link
to access the Electronic Building Permit System:
3. Once the information has been submitted and completed using the Electronic Building Permit System, permit pullers must submit all required plans and data directly to the Town of Farmington Building Inspector. The plans, data and permit application shall be reviewed and the permit fee paid before the permit is considered an issued permit. Required plans are (SPS 320.09)
b. Heat Loss Calculations
c. Construction Plans (Foundation, Floor and Elevations)
d. Wall Bracing Plans