Milwaukee, Wisconsin Building Codes

Building Codes References

Wisconsin has adopted a blend of IBC and state codes. Milwaukee has city supplements to the Wisconsin state codes. See below
Code TypeCode ModelAmendment Contact
Building/Dwelling CodeIBC 2006 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 62)City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Structural CodeIBC 2006 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 62)City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Plumbing CodeWisconsin Commercial Building Code, Chapters 81-84City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Mechanical CodeIMC 2006 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 64)City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Electrical CodeNEC 2005 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 16)City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Accessibility CodeADA Standards (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 62)City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Energy CodeIECC 2006 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 63)City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Elevator CodeWisconsin Commercial Building Code, Chapter 18City supplements: Legislative Reference Bureau, (414) 286-2295; State code: Document Sales, (800) 362-7253 and online
Other CodesFuel/Gas Code: IFGC 2006 (WI Commercial Building Code, Chapter 65)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)

Authorities Having Jurisdiction are those government officials who are the final authority on questions in a particular area (or jurisdiction).
Jurisdictional AreaContact
StructuralPlan Examination Desk
Phone: (414) 286-8211
PlumbingPlumbing Inspection
Phone: (414) 286-3361
MechanicalPlan Examination Desk
Phone: (414) 286-8211
ElectricalPlan Examination Desk
Phone: (414) 286-8211
AccessibilityPlan Examination Desk
Phone: (414) 286-8211
Fire MarshalFire Dept. Bureau of Administration
Phone: (414) 286-8948
CivilPlan Examination Desk
Phone: (414) 286-8211
ZoningPlan Examination Desk
Phone: (414) 286-8211
City AttorneyGrant F. Langley
City Attorney
Phone: (414) 286-2601
Fax: (414) 286-8550
Public WorksDept. of Public Works
Phone: (414) 286-8333
Building codes are also available for these other Wisconsin municipalities: