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180 S Main

PO Box 336

Iola, WI 54945


Building & Zoning

     The Village's Building Inspection Department is responsible for issuing permits, conducting inspections and enforcing the zoning code. The goal of the Department is to provide professional and cost-effective inspection services that will ensure that our homes and businesses are constructed correctly and with quality materials in order to preserve public safety and neighborhood property values.


      Building permits are needed for a variety of projects. Some examples of projects that would need a building permit are:

Click here to download Village of Iola Building Permit.

  • Building a new house
  • Building an addition to your house
  • Building a garage
  • Building a deck, fence or pool
  • New wiring
  • Installing a new furnace of a/c
  • New plumbing
  • Changing the pitch of your roof.

     The following construction projects do not require a building permit:

  • Re-siding you house
  • Re-roofing your house
  • Finishing of interior surfaces
  • Installation of cabinetry
  • Normal repairs to plumbing, electrical and heating or a/c

     Please check with the Building Inspector of the Village Hall if you are unsure whether you need a building permit. Building permits must be obtained before starting your project.

Building Inspector: Bob Viste 715-281-4963

Variance Board:

George Kriewaldt, Chairman

Mike Devine

Mark Sether

Fred Borgmann

David Demling

Plan Commission:

Joel Edler, Chairman

Jim Rasmussen

Fred Borgmann

Mike Devine

George Kriewaldt

Mark Sether

David Demling