Wausau Planning Department in Wausau, Wisconsin

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Wausau Planning Department Contact Information

View Address, Phone Number, and Fax Number for Wausau Planning Department, a Building Department, at Grant St, Wausau WI.


Name
Wausau Planning Department
Address
407 Grant St
Wausau, Wisconsin, 54403
Phone
715-261-6760
Fax
715-261-6759

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About the Wausau Planning Department

The Wausau Planning Department, located in Wausau, Wisconsin, ensures the construction of safe buildings, primarily through the development and enforcement of building codes. The Building Department establishes building codes and standards for the construction of buildings and addresses virtually all aspects of construction, including design requirements, building materials, parking, resistance to natural disasters, and trades such as electric and plumbing.

You may contact the Department of Buildings for questions about:
  • Marathon County building codes and ordinances
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  • Marathon County building violations, appeals, complaints, and fines
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  • Zoning regulations and ordinances in Marathon County, Wisconsin
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Wausau Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Wausau Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Wausau Residential Housing Units
 WausauMarathon County
Total Housing Units18,67558,817
Occupied Housing Units17,195 (92.1%)54,820 (93.2%)
Wausau Occupied Residential Buildings
 WausauMarathon County
Single-Family Detached Homes10,612 (61.7%)41,283 (75.3%)
Single-Family Attached Homes532 (3.1%)1,711 (3.1%)
2 Apartments1,760 (10.2%)2,619 (4.8%)
3 or 4 Apartments711 (4.1%)1,208 (2.2%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,051 (6.1%)2,474 (4.5%)
10 or More Apartments2,387 (13.9%)4,118 (7.5%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing142 (0.8%)1,407 (2.6%)
Wausau Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 WausauMarathon County
2014 or Later15 (0.1%)301 (0.5%)
2010 to 2013264 (1.5%)1,194 (2.2%)
2000 to 20091,713 (10.0%)8,197 (15.0%)
1980 to 19992,423 (14.1%)13,254 (24.2%)
1960 to 19794,084 (23.8%)13,672 (24.9%)
1940 to 19594,472 (26.0%)8,607 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier4,224 (24.6%)9,595 (17.5%)
Wausau Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 WausauMarathon County
1 Room328 (1.9%)629 (1.1%)
2 or 3 Rooms2,225 (12.9%)4,240 (7.7%)
4 or 5 Rooms5,734 (33.3%)17,039 (31.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms5,394 (31.4%)18,358 (33.5%)
8 or More Rooms3,514 (20.4%)14,554 (26.5%)
Wausau Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 WausauMarathon County
No Bedroom368 (2.1%)671 (1.2%)
1 Bedroom2,284 (13.3%)3,796 (6.9%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms11,350 (66.0%)37,738 (68.8%)
4 or More Bedrooms3,193 (18.6%)12,615 (23.0%)
Wausau Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 WausauMarathon County
With Complete Plumbing Facilities17,097 (99.4%)54,564 (99.5%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities17,064 (99.2%)54,387 (99.2%)