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Yes. The installation, placement, and/or replacement of any driveway, walkway, patio, fence, or retaining wall requires a Zoning Permit through the Planning Division of the Community Development Department. This applies to all surfaces, including but not limited to asphalt (traditional or permeable), concrete (traditional or permeable), pavers, and gravel. If the driveway, walkway, patio, fence, or retaining wall is replacing something that is already existing you still need a permit to make sure the new/replaced feature meets all current codes.
The answer is typically yes, depending on the exact details of the work/project type. Please view the following page for a basic list of permit required items. This list is just a summary and is not necessarily all-inclusive. If there are any question on if a permit is required please contact the Building Inspection Division of the Community Development Department at (262) 679-4145. Permits
There are a few different ways to find out in what Zoning District a property is located:
Fences are allow in the City of Muskego with the issuance of a Zoning Permit. Section 400-167H. of the Municipal Code governs fences. The following link will take you to the Zoning Permit application, which goes over the basic fencing requirements. The fee for a fence permit is $20. Please note, if you are located within a subdivision, there may be additional requirement or restrictions relating to fences. Please check with your subdivision and make sure fences are allowed. Just because the City issues you approval of a fence (through a Zoning Permit), the subdivision could still prohibit fences. Any subdivision requires are separate and in addition to any City regulations.
As of October 23, 2014 chickens are allowable on lots less than 120,000 square feet in size with a Zoning Permit for Backyard Chickens. Please view the Planning/Zoning Application page for more details and for a link to the application.
Please contact the Community Development Department if there are any questions at (262) 679-4136.