2015 WISCONSIN ACT 211
An Act to renumber and amend 101.63 (7);
to amend 101.65 (3); and to create 101.63 (7) (b) and 101.63 (7m) of the statutes; relating to: information required on building permit forms, requiring the establishment of an electronic system for building permits, and granting rule-making authority.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
101.63 (7) of the statutes is renumbered 101.63 (7) (intro.) and amended to read:
101.63 (7) (intro.) Prescribe and furnish to municipalities municipal authorities a standard building permit form for all new one- and 2-family dwellings. On or before January 2, 2017, the department shall furnish to municipal authorities the standard building permit form prescribed under this subsection in electronic form. The standard permit form shall include a all of the following:
(a) A space in which the municipal authority issuing the permit shall insert the name and license number of the master plumber engaged in supervising the installation of plumbing or installing the plumbing at a new one- or 2-family dwelling.
101.63 (7) (b) of the statutes is created to read:
101.63 (7) (b) A space in which the municipal authority issuing the permit shall insert the name of the person to whom the building permit is issued and the number and expiration date of the certificate of financial responsibility issued to that person under s. 101.654.
101.63 (7m) of the statutes is created to read:
101.63 (7m) On or before January 2, 2017, establish by rule a system through which a person may electronically submit an application to a municipal authority for a building permit, through which the person may be issued the building permit in electronic form from the municipal authority, and through which the municipal authority may submit copies of issued building permits to the department. The rule shall prescribe a standard building permit application form that shall be furnished to all municipal authorities and used by all applicants for building permits for new one- and 2-family dwellings, except that the department may approve a municipal authority's use of a different application form. The rule shall require a municipal authority to use the standard building permit form prescribed under sub. (7), unless the department approves a municipal authority's use of a different form. A municipal authority shall begin implementation of the system established under this subsection no later than January 2, 2018.
101.65 (3) of the statutes is amended to read:
101.65 (3) Shall use the standard building permit form prescribed and furnished by the department and.
(4) Not later than the 15th day of the first month beginning after issuance of each building permit, electronically file a copy of each such the permit issued with the department. If a city, village, town, or county fails to file with the department an electronic copy of an issued permit not later than the last day of the first month beginning after the issuance of the permit, the city, village, town, or county shall refund to the person to whom the building permit was issued an amount equal to the difference between the amount paid by that person to the respective city, village, town, or county for that permit and the portion of the permit fee remitted by the city, village, town, or county to the department, if any. This subsection first applies to a city, village, town, or county beginning on the date the city, village, town, or county begins implementation of the system required under s. 101.63 (7m).