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.
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.