(Reverse side of “City of Hudson Building Permit Application” form)
Cautionary Statement to Owners Obtaining Building Permits
Wisconsin Statutes 101.65(1r) requires municipalities that enforce the Uniform Dwelling Code to provide
an owner who applies for a building permit with a statement advising the owner that:
If the owner hires a contractor to perform work under the building permit and the contractor is not
bonded or insured as required under s. 101.654 (2) (a), the following consequences might occur:
(a) The owner may be held liable for any bodily injury to or death of others or for any damage to
the property of others that arises out of the work performed under the building permit or that is caused
by any negligence by the contractor that occurs in connection with the work performed under the
(b) The owner may not be able to collect from the contractor damages for any loss sustained by
the owner because of a violation by the contractor of the one- and two- family dwelling code or an
ordinance enacted under sub. (1) (a), because of any bodily injury to or death of others or damage to the
property of others that arises out of the work performed under the building permit or because of any
bodily injury to or death of others or damage to the property of others that is caused by any negligence
by the contractor that occurs in connection with the work performed under the building permit.
Cautionary Statement to Contractors for Projects Involving a Building Built Before 1978
If this project is in a dwelling or child-occupied facility, built before 1978, and disturbs 6 sq. ft. or more of
paint per room, 20 sq. ft. or more of exterior paint, or involves windows, then the requirements of ch.
DHS 163 requiring Lead-Safe Renovation Training and Certification apply. Call (608)261-6876 or go
to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ lead homepage for details of how to be in compliance.
Contractor Credential Requirements
All contractors shall possess an appropriate contractor credential as required and issued by the
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. Contractors are also required to only
subcontract with contractors that hold the appropriate contractor credentials.
Wetlands Notice to Permit Applicants
You are responsible for complying with state and federal laws concerning the construction near or on
wetlands, lakes, and streams. Wetlands that are not associated with open water can be difficult to
identify. Failure to comply may result in removal or modification of construction that violates the law or
other penalties or costs. For more information, visit the Department of Natural Resources wetlands
identification web page or contact a Department of Natural Resources service center.