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.

For online credit card payments please click Here.

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 contact us at or 608-825-1184 to schedule the necessary inspections.