Once a Permit has been approved, it must be paid and issued before a project can begin, or inspections can be scheduled.

Payment options are:

Check – In person or via U.S. Mail only. Make check payable to "City of Sun Prairie"

Cash - In person only.

Credit Card – In person or online. We do not do over the phone credit card transactions.

Please note a convenience fee of $2.00 for payments up to $80 and 2.5% for payments over $80 is charged for each transaction in person or online.

Access online credit card payments.

When paying online, please check and use the "Miscellaneous Fees" line, include the permit address AND eight-digit permit number in the "Comments" section and include Building Inspection in the "Department" section). When you have completed your online payment, please email a copy of your receipt to

Once payment is received we will issue the building permit. It is the property/home owner or permit applicant's responsibility to contact us to schedule any necessary inspections. You will find a general list of inspections on your permit card or it can also be found on our website. Please email us at or 608-825-1184 to schedule the necessary inspections.