NEW RESIDENTIAL
CONSTRUCTION
Permit Site

PERMIT FEE:
see County Fee Schedule
+ add
Town of Herman Fees

+ $325 New Construction
1 - 2 Family Structure

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+ $75 Addition to Existing
buildings:
Additions Form

Contact:
Building Inspector
Roger Kriefall
1124 S Smally St
Shawano
715-526-5523
Meet with Roger



NON-RESIDENTIAL
OUT BUILDINGS:
PERMIT FORM
FEE - $40
for Buildings > 200 SqFt
$0.00 for <200sqft
Contact:
BOB KRISTOF
W12037 Kristof Rd
Leopolis, WI 54948
715 - 304 - 6432
hermanchairman@gmail.com
Building and Construction Guidance
The TOWN OF HERMAN is governed by the SHAWANO COUNTY PLANNING AND ZONING DEPARTMENT.  
Begin any project at the Shawano Courthouse in the "
Planning and Development" office.  

  Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code Brochure.     or      WI- UDC online  

NEW FOR us in 2018 - ALL "New" 1 or 2 Family Construction Building Guidelines and Permits are to be
entered ONLINE at the following website:
                                             
ONLINE BUILDING PERMIT SYSTEM

Contact either Roger Kriefall (715-526-5523) or Bob Kristof (715-304-6432) for assistance.  The Town Clerk
and Chairman will be notified by the State System when a New Permit is completed Online and ready for
review.

ALL OTHER BUILDING PERMITS for Out-buildings, additions, etc, will still be thru a paper permit issued by the
Building Inspector or Town Chairman, shown to the right in the Right Column under Building Permit
Requirements.


COUNTY LAND USE PERMIT REQUIREMENTS
Required land use permits must be obtained prior to beginning a construction or relocation project.
After-the-fact permits will be charged a double fee
. (COUNTY FEE SCHEDULE)

WHEN IS A LAND USE PERMIT REQUIRED?
A property owner must obtain a land use permit anytime a structure is to be built, moved, or structurally
altered.

Examples: Construction of a new single family dwelling, addition to an existing single family dwelling, moving
a garage onto a property, removing an existing shed and replacing it with a newly constructed shed

WHERE CAN LAND USE PERMITS BE OBTAINED?
Land use permits can be obtained from the Planning & Development Department located in the basement of
the Shawano County Courthouse.

HOW MUCH DOES A LAND USE PERMIT COST?
A $100.00 fee is required per structure <900 sq. ft. A $150.00 fee is required per structure >900 sq. ft.

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ALONG TO OBTAIN A LAND USE PERMIT?
•The applicant must provide a detailed drawing or site plan of the property showing all existing and proposed
structures, their dimensions (length x width) and their setback distances (in feet) from all lot lines, water
bodies, road centerlines, septic/holding tanks, septic drain fields, wells, etc.

•The applicant should provide a copy of a tax bill or a legal description of their property
•The appropriate fee (checks made payable to: Shawano County Zoning)

HOW LONG ARE LAND USE PERMITS GOOD FOR?
Upon issuance, a land use permit is in effect for 12 months. A land use permit may be renewed prior to
expiration.


COUNTY SANITATION REQUIREMENTS
The Shawano County Zoning & Land Use Control Division is the designated agency for the State of Wisconsin
for the issuance of sanitary permits and inspection of all on-site waste disposal system in the County.   If you
are planning a new construction project in Shawano County where public sewer service is not available, an
on-site wastewater sewage disposal system is required. A sanitary permit must be obtained to ensure that
wastes do not create a public health hazard. A sanitary permit must be obtained prior to a building permit and
all appropriate fees must be paid.
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