The Rhinelander Fire/Inspection Department is located at:

128 W. Frederick Street, Rhinelander


Department Email -


Terry Williams, Inspection Administrator :

Tom Waydick, Commercial/Residential Inspector:

Theresa Lassig, Inspection Department Secretary:

Amanda Lukas, Part-time Inspection Department Secretary :

Harry Whidden, Health Officer - Email -

Office Hours - Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Other times by appointment

Services - The Inspection Department issues building permits, and performs inspections of residential and commercial construction and remodeling projects.


  • Issues building, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, fence and sign permits.
  • Performs inspections of residential and commercial building and remodeling projects.
  • Oversees planning and zoning for the City.
  • Responds to complaints.

Public Information

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Please contact the Inspection Department before starting any construction or remodeling project.