* A quick note about building permit inspections: If you were issued a permit prior to January 1, 2018 by Zoning Administrator Brent Bristol, your inspection will be done by Mr. Bristol.
For all building permits issued after January 1, 2018 the new inspection service is
Phone: (262) 409-4323
Zoning Administrator Brent Bristol's responsibilities include coordination with property owners, contractors, realtors and building inspectors on all building projects in Ephraim, enforcement of the zoning ordinances, and reporting to Historic Preservation and Plan Committee, Board of Appeals and the Village Board. As Building Inspector he is responsible for all phases of construction and inspection on residential structures until January 1, 2018.
The planning process in the Village of Ephraim is quite involved. This page is intended to provide some basic zoning information and application materials that pertain to most building projects in the Village of Ephraim. Below you will find links to various applicable codes and forms that should provide the residents of Ephraim with some basic information and resources on the Village Zoning Process. The most important information we can offer on this page would be to contact Brent as early in the planning process as possible. Almost every building related project in the Village requires permitting and The Zoning Administrator is here to assist you though this process.
Zoning Codes and Resources
The Link to the Village of Ephraim Zoning Codes Chapter 17, and the Ephraim Building Codes Chapter 4 can be found on the ordinance page. The Zoning Map can be found on the Forma and Applications page.
Link to a table that summarizes the dimensional standards that apply to all zoning districts in the Village of Ephraim (setbacks, footprints, lot size, width...etc)
For reference only - link to the Village of Ephraim Zoning Permit application.
Link to application required for the construction of accessory structures (garages, fences, gazebos, sheds...etc)
Copy of current map, for any questions contact the Ephraim Zoning Administrator (920) 854-5501