Inspections

Online Building Permit Application Portal

The Village of Grafton is pleased to offer an online building permit Portal. The website and program, called SmartGov, allows contractors and homeowners to create an account and apply for building, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fire protection, and other permits online.

  • Click HERE for the Building Permit Portal. 
  • NOTE: Fire alterations and additions over 20 devices require
    (1) Fire Safety Consultants Inc. (FSCI) plan review with inspections and
    (2) local Village fire permit application and submittal.
    Contact Matthew Karpinski, Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Inspector, at (262) 375-5314 with questions.
  • Submitted a permit for Grafton or Saukville in the past? If yes, call 262-375-5305 to receive your one-time Access Code to create a user account to link your past and future permits. If no, complete and submit the Contractor Information Form.
  • Online payment of permit fees will be available through the Portal following permit approval. 
  • Inspections can be scheduled by calling our office at 262-375-5305. Online inspection scheduling is not available at this time.
  • Questions? Contact us at 262-375-5305.

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Inspection Division include:
  • Enforcing local, state, and national building design and construction codes
  • Conducting liquor license inspections
  • Coordinating plan review with the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS)
  • Coordinating plan review with Fire Safety Consultants (FSCI)

Building Permit Fees

The fees for all building permits have changed.
Please click here for the current Fee Schedule.