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Town of Arcadia Building Permit Process

The building permit process in the Town of Arcadia begins by contacting the Trempealeau County Dept of Land Management:

The following permit forms are received from the Trempealeau County Dept. of Land Management and the permit fees are paid to the Trempealeau County Dept. of Land Management:


Trempealeau County Land Use and Uniform Building Permit for:

New Homes or Additions and Manufactured Homes - $150.00
Garages, Decks and Accessory Buildings - $ 50.00
Ag Buildings - $ 50.00
Erosion Control Plan - $100.00 to $300.00
Well Permit - $30.00
Sanitary Permit - $350.00 to $375.00
Uniform Address Number - $ 30.00

Wisconsin law requires all new one and two family dwellings to be inspected by a state certified building inspector. Prior to beginning construction, you need to contact the Town of Arcadia's Building Inspector:

Bud Raymer
Building Inspector
N5340 Locust Drive
West Salem WI 54669
(608# 786-1582

The following permit forms are received from Mr. Raymer and the fees are paid to Mr. Raymer:

WI Uniform Building Permit - $ 650.00
WI Uniform Dwelling Code Permit Seal - $ 25.00

The Town of Arcadia requires all property owners with new or modified driveways entering onto a town road to have a completed Town of Arcadia Driveway Permit. This permit is received from the Town of Arcadia. There is no fee for the Driveway Permit.

Wisconsin law states that a municipality that adopts an ordinance adopting the Uniform Dwelling Code:

"(1r) Shall provide an owner who applies for a building permit with a statement advising the owner that if the owner hires a contractor to perform work under the building permit and the contractor is not bonded or insured as required under Sec. 101.654(2)(a) (WI Statutes), the following consequences might occur:"S

"(a) The owner may be held liable for any bodily injury to or death of others or for any damage to the property of others that arises out of the work performed under the building permit or that is caused by any negligence by the contractor that occurs in connection with the work performed under the building permit."

"(b) The owner may not be able to collect from the contractor damages for any loss sustained by the owner because of a violation by the contractor of the one and two family dwelling code or an ordinance enacted under sub. (1)(a), because of any bodily injury to or death of others or damage to the property of others that arises out of the work performed under the building permit or because of any bodily injury to or death of others or damage to the property of others that is caused by any negligence by the contractor that occurs in connection with the work performed un the building permit."
Wis. Stat. Sec. 101.65(1r)".