Fire Inspections

It is the duty of the Fire Inspector to inspect at least once in each nonoverlapping six-month period per calendar year all buildings (except the interiors of private dwellings), premises and public thoroughfares within the limits of the Village for the purposes of determining and causing to be eliminated any fire hazard, any condition liable to substantially interfere with the extinguishing or control of fire or public safety and/or violation of any law or ordinance related to fire hazards or the prevention of fires.

The Inspector shall also investigate the storage and handling of explosives and inflammable liquids within the Village. "Fire hazard" shall include not only dangerous conditions but also the absence of recognized fire prevention devices, warning systems, proper exits and proper exit lights. The Fire Inspector shall make all reports of inspections required by the State of Wisconsin and shall keep a written record card that conforms to the requirements of the state for each property inspected.

For questions on the inspection, please contact the Fire Inspector, Scott Burghardt, at 262-782-6700. For emergencies, please dial 9-1-1.

After inspection, the Village Clerk will receive the inspection report. An invoice will be sent out for the cost of inspection based on the fee schedule below. If the invoice is not paid prior to October, the unpaid amount will be placed on the tax bill for the upcoming tax season. 

Fees

Residential Multi-Family - $5.00 per unit

High Life under 5,000 square feet - $50.00 per bldg

High Life 5,000-25,000 square feet - $75.00 per bldg 

High Life 25,001-50,000 square feet - $100.00 per bldg 

High Life 50,001-75,000 square feet - $125.00 per bldg 

High Life 75,001-100,000 square feet - $150.00 per bldg 

High Life 100,001-125,000 square feet - $175.00 per bldg 

High Life 125,001-500,000 square feet - $200.00 per bldg 

High Life greater than 500,000 square feet - addtl 25,000

(High Life bldgs are hospitals, nursing homes, and community based residential facilities)

Other Buildings

Under 5,000 square feet - $25.00 per bldg 

5,000-25,000 square feet - $50.00 per bldg 

25,001-50,000 square feet - $75.00 per bldg 

50,001-75,000 square feet - $100.00 per bldg 

75,001-100,000 square feet - $125.00 per bldg 

100,001-125,000 square feet - $150.00 per bldg 

125,001-500,000 square feet - $175.00 per bldg 

Greater than 500,000 square feet - $175+25.00 per each addtl 25,000sqft