Apply for a Permit

To apply for a permit, please visit the Department of Community Development, located on the second floor of City Hall:

 3805 S. Casper Dr.
 New Berlin, WI 53151


The following items require a permit in the City of New Berlin:

Culverts (PDF) (New, Replacement, and Temporary)
Curb and Ditch
Driveway Approaches (PDF) (Concrete and Asphalt)
Grading and Erosion Control (PDF)

Project Guidelines

These guidelines are not to be considered as complete or all inclusive.

Culvert Information Packet (PDF)
Curb and Ditch Refund Procedures (PDF)
Driveway Approach Information Packet (PDF)
Grading and Erosion Control Refund Procedures (PDF)


To schedule an inspection, call (262) 797-2445. Inspections must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance. Please check with City Staff for specific inspection requirements.

Inspections are required for the following projects:

  • Culverts
  • Curb and Ditch
  • Driveway Approaches
  • Grading and Erosion Control

For other permits and applications, see the Building Inspection and Zoning Departments. Please contact City Staff to check if a permit is required for a specific project or type of work.