The following is a list of some of the more common items that require building permits in the City of Racine. This list does not include all of the projects that require building permits, but is intended to cover the more common items.

  • New Buildings, additions & alterations
  • Occupancy Permits
  • Any Structural alterations
  • Basement Remodel
  • Garages & Storage
  • Sheds
  • Roofing
  • Siding
  • Fences
  • Porches
  • Decks
  • Swimming pools
  • Foundation repairs
  • Curb cuts
  • Fireplaces & wood burning stoves
  • Gazebos
  • Wrecking Permits
  • Vacant Building Permits

Permit Forms and Information

Building Permit Application >>

Building Permit Fee Schedule >>

Building Plan Review Application >>

Dumpster Information >>

Fence Rules and Regulations >>

Swiming Pool Rules and Regulations >>

Tent Permit Application >>

Tent Rules and Regulations >>

Application for Occupancy >>