Building & Zoning Department

The City of Lake Geneva Building and Zoning Department strives to provide quality service at the lowest possible cost.

We hope you will find this information helpful. Please remember this data is meant to assist you in obtaining the proper permits or information and is not meant to be all encompassing. Should you have any questions, please contact us for up to date information.

View the Fee Schedule (PDF) 

Call Before You Dig!

Before you start a project, make sure to get all underground facilities marked. Place a call to Diggers Hotline at 800-242-8511, it could save your life.

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Building Applications & Forms

Action Request Form (Complaint Form)

Cost Recovery Agreement for Services

Historic Homeowner's Tax Credit Program

Zoning Permit (Sign, Fence & Driveway)

Zoning Verification Request

The building permit must be in a visible location at the construction site. A copy of the approved plans must be on the job site at all times.

Any proposed changes to the original plan must be brought to the attention of the Building Inspector. Some changes will require review and approval.