Decks


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DECK INSTALLATION GUIDELINES
Items needed:

  • Town of Greenville Application for Building Permit
  • Proper Fees--$50.00
  • Site Plan to include:
    • Setbacks to property lines
    • Distances to other structures
    • Location of septic system – if applicable
    • Location of well – if applicable
    • Drainage easements
    • Utility easements
    Appendix B Deck Codes
  • Deck detail
    • Type of material – treated lumber, composite wood, etc.
    • How is it put together – blueprints or handdrawn sketch
    • Material sizes
    • Footings
    • Code Compliant Handrails
    • Guardrails
    • Steps - uniformity
    • Support spacing
    • No open risers
    • 4 3/8" spacing

Items for Consideration:
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  1. Drainage easements
  2. Utility easements
  3. Shoreland Zoning
  4. Airport Zoning
  5. Wetlands
  6. Property lines
  7. Diggers Hotline (1-800-242-8511)
  8. Plan ahead for future (fences, additions, sheds, etc.) 

Handrail Shapes


BEFORE building anything you must first check the shoreland, wetland and airport zoning.

This information is found on the "GIS & Maps" tab on the Outagamie County website www.outagamie.org
and the Outagamie County Zoning Department www.outagamie.org/government