RESIDENTIAL
CONSTRUCTION
PERMIT FEE:
see County Fee Schedule
+ add
Town of Herman Fees
+ $325 New Construction
or
+ $75 Addition to Existing
Contact:
Building Inspector
Roger Kriefall
1124 S Smally St
Shawano
715-526-5523
Meet Roger with Permit


NON-RESIDENTIAL
OUT BUILDINGS:

PERMIT 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  

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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