City of Madison -- Building Inspection Department


(608) 266-4551 -- Building Inspection Department

(608) 266-6377

Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Suite 017
Madison, WI 53703

Mailing Address
City of Madison Building Inspection
P.O. Box 2984
Madison, WI 53701-2984

Building Inspection is a code enforcement, project review, and approval agency for a variety of municipal and state ordinances and codes. They also are the agent of the State of Wisconsin for inspection and plan review services for all construction within Madison and Dane County. They regulate land use through the enforcement of zoning approvals, and protect consumers through its weights and measures program and housing inspection services. 

They handle complaints about general building conditions in off-campus housing and violations of the housing code. Complaints include: no heat, electrical and plumbing problems, plaster problems, pests, illegal parking, junk cars, snow complaints, ice on city sidewalks, dog feces, tall grass/weeds in yards, occupancy standards and zoning, etc.

This office cannot help with furnishings or the breaking of leases. It can help with refrigerator, stove and water heater malfunctions or standard requirements. Sells copies of Madison housing codes.

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Created:2009-07-01 19:00 CDTUpdated:2020-02-21 15:44 CDT
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