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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General building permit  

Fence permit application(Q & A, information)

Online application for new 1 & 2 family dwellings(including Townships) 

HVAC Permit    

Electrical Permit (New online submission)                              

Plumbing Permit

Driveway Permit                         

Street Privilege Permit                       

Excavation 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