Building Inspector

The Building Inspector reviews plans, issues permits, and inspects all new construction and remodeling work within the City of Altoona. Use the list below to determine if you need a permit for your next project.

City Hall
1303 Lynn Avenue
Altoona, WI 54720

715-839-5192
Fax: 715-839-1800

Monday - Friday
7:30 AM - 4 PM

Building Inspector:
Eric Velin • 715-271-6691 • Email Eric »

Do I need a building permit?

YES - Permits are needed for the following:

 
NO - Permits are not needed for the following projects:

  • Door replacement of equal size
  • Fascia replacement
  • Floor coverings
  • Rain gutter replacement
  • Soffit replacement
  • Wall coverings interior (i.e. drywall, wallpaper, paneling)
  • Window replacement of equal size