Christmas Tree Pick Up: The Town of Delavan WILL PICK up your live Christmas trees,  if you leave the tree(s) at the end of your driveway.  DO NOT BAG UP YOUR TREE. The Town will NOT pick up any trees that are bagged. If you have a tree at the end of your driveway that is already bagged, please remove it from the bag and they will gladly pick it up. You may also drop live trees off at the Delavan Community Park - 1220 South Shore Drive. Just look for the pile of trees.  Questions? Call 262-728-3471. Happy New Year!

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Bldg Permit FAQ

Who do I Contact if I need a Permit?

Contact Joe Mesler at 262-728-3471 X206 Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3pm or Call Joe on his cell phone 262-215-3711.


Click Here for Building Permit 


Open Records Requests

If you would like to request any records, you must submit a formal Record Request. Please download and complete the "Request for Access to or Copy of Public Record" Form and return to Clerk McChristy at [email protected]

There is a $.25 per page charge. Please see our ordinance for more details.


 Delavan Planning & Zoning Permit Forms

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Amended Conditional Use Permit

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Conditional Use Application Packet

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Plan Commission Application

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Rezone Packet

For more information on Planning and zoning, please CLICK HERE.


What Projects Will I Need a Permit For?

  • Driveways - Click Here for a Driveway Permit.
  • All new buildings and additions to existing buildings.
  • Anytime there is a structural change to an existing building.
  • Replacement of roofing or siding, or changing window size.
  • Additions or repairs to porches, decks,  garages, pools/hot tubs, or storage sheds to a property.
  • Modifications to plumbing, heating, air conditioning, or electrical systems, including the replacement of furnaces, water heaters or air conditioners.
  • Alteration to room sizes or creation of new rooms.
  • For all new businesses.
  • For established businesses that change focus and/or location within the Town, a Plan of Business Operations form must be submitted to the Zoning Department for approval.

Click Here for More Details about Permits in Walworth County

Click Here for Planning and Zoning Permits (ie: Conditional Use, Rezone, Variance, Certified Survey Map, Etc)


What about a Fence?

A permit is not needed to build a fence but their are regulations for fences in the Town of Delavan (ie: Walworth County). Click this link for more information on Fencing Regulations.


What DON'T You Need a Permit For?

  • Fence (however, there are regulations for building a fence.)
  • Adding gravel to an already established driveway. If you are building a new driveway or adding asphalt or concrete to an already existing driveway, you DO need a permit.

 

Emergency Alert 01-11-2022: Christmas Tree Pick-Up - The Town of Delavan WILL PICK up your live Christmas trees, if you leave the tree(s) at the end of your driveway. DO NOT BAG UP YOUR TREE. The Town will NOT pick up any trees that are bagged. If you have a tree at the end of your driveway that is already bagged, please remove it from the bag and they will gladly pick it up. You may also drop live trees off at the Delavan Community Park - 1220 South Shore Drive. Just look for the pile of trees. Questions? Call 262-728-3471. Happy New Year!