The Department of Inspection & Zoning provides a full range of services including: plan review; construction and property maintenance inspection field operations; floodplain regulation; full electrical, erosion control, HVAC, and plumbing inspection operations; abandoned and junk vehicles on private property, enforcement of minimum housing standards; liquor license inspections; Sign inspections; and assignment of property addresses.

When applying for a building permit for a new building, an addition and/or alteration, please remember to provide a "to-scale" drawing of the property (preferably a survey) that accurately depicts all existing and proposed structures on the parcel.

Helpful Information:

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City of Tomah Zoning Map


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Cylinder Cubic Footage Calculator




General Building Permit 

Fence Permit Application/Q & A

Submission of Uniform Dwelling Permits for the City of Tomah and Townships of Tomah and La Grange (SEE BELOW FOR INSTRUCTIONS)

HVAC Permit  (New online submission)

Electrical Permit (New online submission)                              

Plumbing Permit (New online submission)

Street Privilege Permit                       

Driveway Permit Application

Excavating Permit

Construction trailer parking permit

Sign Permit


                                 Contact Information:

Zoning Administrator/Building Inspector: Shane Rolff
City Of Tomah
819 Superior Ave.
Tomah, WI 54660
Ph: (608) 374-7429
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**Commercial Electrical Inspector: Emil Baumgart
Ph: (608)387-0788