Building Inspection Department

Sheds & Detached Buildings

SHED GUIDELINES

Image of a residential shedItems needed:

  • Town of Greenville Application for Building Permit
  • Proper Fees — Dependant on size of shed $50.00 / $100.00 / $150.00/ $250.00
  • Site Plan to include:
    • Setbacks to property lines – based on parcel zoning and building size
    • Distances to other structures
    • Location of septic system – if applicable
    • Location of well – if applicable
    • Drainage easements
    • Utility easements
  • Shed detail:
    • Type of material
    • Floor plan & front elevation – blueprints or hand drawn sketch
    • Material sizes
    • Footings / foundation

Image of a residential detached garageItems for Consideration:

  1. Drainage easements
  2. Utility easements
  3. Shoreland Zoning
  4. Airport Zoning
  5. Wetlands
  6. Property lines
  7. Diggers Hotline (1-800-242-8511)
  8. Plan ahead for future (fences, additions, etc.)
  9. Electrical needs
  10. Heating needs – unvented gas heating systems and/or wood burning systems not allowed

 

Garage Plan Sample

Site Plan Sample

 

 

BEFORE building anything you must first check the shoreland, wetland and airport zoning.

This can be done on the Outagamie County website www.co.outagamie.wi.us

Outagamie County Zoning Department
www.co.outagamie.wi.us/zoning/zone-home.html