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Planning and Community Development
City of Kaukauna
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Mission Statement

The City of Kaukauna Planning and Community Development oversees economic development, long range planning, zoning administration, building inspections, and code enforcement. Community Development seeks to promote orderly growth and economic opportunity that will make Kaukauna a place that everyone wants to live, work and play.

Site Plans:

New builds and additions for all commercial, industrial, and multi-family properties require a site plan. All site plans are reviewed by staff and presented to the Plan Commission for final approval.


The City of Kaukauna Municipal Code requires property owners to obtain permits prior to making repairs, alterations or improvements to their property and for all new construction. Types of permits include building, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC.

Building inspections are required during construction. Inspections will vary based on the scope of the construction project. Inspections may be scheduled by contacting the Inspections Department. See the frequently asked questions for details.

Plan review for residential properties may be submitted to the Inspections Department. Plan review for commercial properties, which includes new buildings and additions totaling not more than 100,000 cubic feet.

Department Info

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thurs: 7:30am – 4:30pm
Fri: 7:30am – 11:00am


144 W. Second Street
P.O. Box 890 Kaukauna, WI 54130-0890
Phone: 920.766.6315
Fax: 920.766.6339

Director of Planning and Community Development

Joe Stephenson Phone: 920.766.6370 [email protected]

Associate Planner

Lily Paul Phone: 920.766.6315 [email protected]

Planning / Engineering Technician

Jason Holmes Phone: 920.766.6305 [email protected]

Building Inspector

Brett Jensen Phone: 920.766.6325 [email protected]

Code Enforcement Officer

Todd Blank
[email protected]

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