City of Princeton 

Home of the Famous Flea Market and Historic Downtown on the Fox

Zoning / Building Compliance / Assessment of Property

Responsible for ensuring zoning and building codes are adhered to for new construction and remodels. Key staff member is Princeton's Building Inspector Grand Valley Inspections of Markesan, WI  920-229-6360 with an e-mail address of   Building permit application is attached below.  Building permit should be completed and returned to City Hall, 531 S. Fulton Street, P O Box 53, Princeton WI  54968.  

The City of Princeton Assessing firm is Bowmar Appraisals 3005 W. Brewster Street Appleton WI  54914  (920) 733-5369.

Permit application and zoning questions can be directed to the City Administrator, Mary Lou Neubauer at (920) 295-6612 or e-mailed to


2015 Wisconsin Act 391.

Wisconsin Statutes 62.23 (7) (d) 4. The city council shall maintain a list of persons who submit a written or electronic request to receive notice of any proposed zoning action that may be taken under subd. 1. a. or b. or 2. that affects the allowable use of the person's property. Annually, the city council shall inform residents of the city that they may add their names to the list. The city council may satisfy this requirement to provide such information by any of the following means: publishing a 1st class notice under ch. 985; publishing on the city's Internet site; 1st class mail; or including the information in a mailing that is sent to all property owners. If the plan commission, the board of public land commissioners, or city plan committee of the city council completes action on any tentative recommendations that are noticed under subd. 1. a., proposed changes to a proposed district plan and regulations that are submitted under subd. 1. b., or proposed amendments that are submitted under subd. 2., and the city council is prepared to vote on the tentative recommendations, proposed changes to a proposed district plan, and regulations or proposed amendments, the city council shall send a notice, which contains a copy or summary of the tentative recommendations, proposed changes to a proposed district plan, and regulations or proposed amendments, to each person on the list whose property, the allowable use of which, may be affected by the tentative recommendations or proposed changes or amendments. The notice shall be by mail or in any reasonable form that is agreed to by the person and the city council, including electronic mail, voice mail, or text message. The city council may charge each person on the list who receives a notice by 1st class mail a fee that does not exceed the approximate cost of providing the notice to the person. An ordinance or amendment that is subject to this subdivision may take effect even if the city council fails to send the notice that is required by this subdivision.



531 South Fulton Street / PO BOX 53, Princeton, WI 54968 / Regular Business Hours 7:00AM - Noon & 1:00- 3:30PM Mon. thru Fri. (920) 295-6612