Town of Forest website: TownOfForest.org
Contact Person: Craig Moriak
390 5th St NW #108
Clear Lake, WI 54005
How long is the building permit good for?
You have 24 months to get the building weather tight.
What needs a building permit?
1 and 2 family houses, All additions and decks on houses built since 1980 and Manufactured homes built after 2007.
What is exempt?
Residing and reroofing and projects less than $5,000
How is the building permit fee determined?
New house permit fees are determined using the following formula.
$100 plus $3.75 per $1000 of project valuation. The project valuation is the total of the following calculations.
Living area $88.50 sq/ft
Basement $30.00 sq/ft
Garage $30.00 sq/ft
Deck $16.50 sq/ft
A State permit seal of $35 is added if the project is a new dwelling.
A Land Use permit and fee from the Town of Forest may be needed before a Building permit can be issued.
A permit application assistance fee of $50 will be added if additional assistance is needed.