Forms & Permits

Building Permits

Building Permits are required  in the Town of St. Joseph. The Town of St. Joseph building inspections and permits are handled by  All-Croix Inspections, Corporation

Driveway Permits

Driveway permits are required in the Town before a building permit will be issued. Driveway permits  are issued by the Town of St. Joseph   Deputy Zoning Administrator.       If your driveway address will be on County Road A, E, I or V, contact St. Croix County.

Fire Number

A Fire Number driveway marker is required in the Town. Numbers are assigned at the time of application for a driveway permit. View this application for a  "New" or "Replacement" Fire Number sign (PDF) for more information.

Sanitary Permit

A State Sanitary Permit is required for the installation of a private on-site wastewater treatment system (POWTS), also referred to a septic system. A St. Croix County, WI  Sanitary Permit is required for the repair, re-connection or rejuvenation of a (POWTS) or for the installation of a non-plumbing sanitation (i.e. privy, composting toilet, etc.)

A Sanitary Permit is required prior to obtaining a building permit from the Town of St. Joseph building inspector. A Sanitary Permit may only be submitted by a licensed plumber. St. Croix County Staff will conduct at least one inspection for all work requiring a sanitary permit.   More information can be found here  Sanitary Program Permits and Information

Burning Permits

  • Every time you burn notify the St. Croix County sheriff's Department on the non-emergency number 715-386-4701.  Failure to do so may result in fines.
  • Burning Permits are required for controlled burns on your property including recreational fires
  • A burning permit is not valid until it has been  signed by an eligible Town Employee 
  • Burning Permit application forms are "not available on-line."  
  • Burning Permits are FREE
  • If you lose your burning permit there is no charge to get another one
  • To obtain a burning permit contact the Clerk/Treasurer's Office on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
  • Burning permits can also be obtained  at the Fire Department  most Monday evening between 6:30-8:30 pm
  • Every time you burn notify the St. Croix County sheriff's Department on the non-emergency number 715-386-4701.  Failure to do so may result in fines.

Dog Licenses

Dog Licenses (PDF) and up to date rabies vaccinations are required for your dog. Dog owners with four (4) or more dogs will also need a kennel permit. 

Kennel Permit

All persons with four (4) or more dogs must apply for a kennel permit.   It will be considered in effect after approval  by the Town Board.

Kennel Permit Application

Operator License

An Operator License is required if you will be serving alcoholic beverages. The business serving the alcoholic beverages in the Town of St. Joseph is responsible for  coordinating and meeting  the licensing requirements for their staff.

Sign Permit

View the Sign Permit (PDF) information.

Transient Merchant Permit

View the application for the Transient Merchant Permit (PDF). In the Town of St. Joseph this permit is required for any peddler, canvasser, solicitor or transient merchant, or agent or employee, who engages in, does or transacts any temporary or transient business in the town, either in one location or by moving his place of business from place to place in the town, selling goods, wares or merchandise or soliciting for such trade.