Demolition or Moving

Permits are required for the demolition of all buildings and structures.  Plumbing permits and inspections are required for disconnection/abandonment of sewer, water, or septic systems.   Utilities (electric/gas) must be disconnected and verified in writing by the agency.

Building Move:
The City of Franklin Building Code requires Plan Commission approval of any building move within or from outside Franklin prior to the move.  Questions can be directed to the Department of City Development at 414-425-4024.  Contact the Building Inspection Department at 414-425-0084 for information regarding required permits.

Demolition Handout

Building Move Handout

City of Franklin Permit Application



Building Inspection Department
9229 W. Loomis Road
Franklin, WI  53132
(use this email for general inquiries, record requests, and departmental/inspector correspondence )

Phone:  414-425-0084
Fax:  414-425-7513

Hours:  M-F, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.



John Skuhra
Interim Building Inspector

John Skuhra
1st Asst. Building Inspector

Jason Hendrix
Asst. Building Inspector

Ted Juerisson
Asst. Building Inspector

Steve Froemming
  Electrical Inspector 


 Bob Moehle
Plumbing Inspector

Dale Hochevar
Permit Clerk
Mary Dalton