code enforcement department

Apply for Permits

To apply for permits, fill out the application found here,  and email all plans and specifications including the application to

When a permit is ready to be picked up, you will be required to drop off the fee in the dropbox at City Hall or at our Customer Service Center which is open from 11:30 am - 4:30 pm.  Your permit will be emailed to you along with plans for the jobsite and your inspection card.


To schedule inspections, call the inspector directly who is listed on your permit or email

Building Inspection Permits

The City of West Allis is making it easier for homeowners hoping to remodel or families looking to build. The Code Enforcement Department joined Houzz, a popular online community focused on architecture, decorating, landscaping design, and home improvement.

Services Provided

The Code Enforcement Department provides for the health, safety and welfare of the community through regulation of building and zoning codes.

The Code Enforcement Department provides

Housing Affordability Report

The 2018 Housing Affordability Report required by Wisconsin Statutes sec. 66.10013(2) can be viewed here (PDF).