Register July 2023 No. 811
Chapter SPS 361
Subchapter I — Scope and Application
SPS 361.01   Purpose of code.
SPS 361.02   Scope.
SPS 361.03   Application.
SPS 361.04   Definitions.
SPS 361.05   Adoption of the International Codes.
SPS 361.06   Fees.
Subchapter II — Responsibilities, Appeals, Petitions and Penalties
SPS 361.20   Responsibilities.
SPS 361.21   Appeals.
SPS 361.22   Petition for variance.
SPS 361.23   Penalties.
Subchapter III — Plan Review and Related Functions
SPS 361.295   Administrative coordination.
SPS 361.30   Plan review and approval.
SPS 361.31   Plans.
SPS 361.32   Permission to start construction.
SPS 361.33   Evidence of plan approval.
SPS 361.35   Revocation of approval.
SPS 361.36   Expiration of plan approval and extension of plan approval.
SPS 361.37   Department limitation.
SPS 361.39   Registration of cross connection control assemblies.
Subchapter IV — Supervision and Inspections
SPS 361.40   Supervision.
SPS 361.41   Inspections.
Subchapter V — Approval and Inspection of Modular Multifamily Dwellings and their Components
SPS 361.45   Modular multifamily dwelling scope.
SPS 361.46   Manufacture, sale, and installation of dwellings.
SPS 361.47   Approval procedures.
SPS 361.48   Suspension and revocation of approval.
SPS 361.485   Effect of suspension and revocation.
Subchapter VI — Product and Standard Review and Approval
SPS 361.50   Building product approvals.
SPS 361.51   Alternate standards and model building codes.
Subchapter VII — First Class City and Certified Municipality Approvals
SPS 361.60   Certified municipalities and counties.
Ch. SPS 361 Note Note: Chapters Comm 50 to 64 and Appendices A and B as they existed on June 30, 2002 were repealed and new chapters Comm 61 to 65 and Appendix A and B were created effective July 1, 2002. Chapter Comm 61 was renumbered chapter SPS 361 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
Ch. SPS 361 Note Note: Chapters SPS 361 to 366 are affected by 2017 Wisconsin Acts 59, 198, 243, 317, 329, 330, and 331. Future rule-making will update chs. SPS 361 to 366 to reflect this legislation.
subch. I of ch. SPS 361 Subchapter I — Scope and Application
SPS 361.01 SPS 361.01Purpose of code. Pursuant to various statutory provisions under subch. I of ch. 101, Stats., the purpose of chs. SPS 361 to 366 is to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public and employees by establishing minimum standards for the design, construction, maintenance, and inspection of public buildings, including multifamily dwellings and places of employment.
SPS 361.01 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02; CR 16-094: am. Register April 2018 No. 748 eff. 5-1-18.
SPS 361.02 SPS 361.02Scope.
SPS 361.02(1)(1)Except as provided in subs. (2) and (3), chs. SPS 361 to 366 apply to all public buildings and places of employment.
SPS 361.02 Note Note: “Place of employment" is defined under s. 101.01 (11), Stats.
SPS 361.02 Note Note: “Public building" is defined under s. 101.01 (12), Stats.
SPS 361.02(2) (2)Chapters SPS 361 to 366 do not apply to buildings or situations listed under the exclusions in s. 101.01 (11) and (12), Stats., or under the exemptions in s. 101.05, Stats.
SPS 361.02(3) (3)Chapters SPS 361 to 366 do not apply to any of the following types of buildings, structures, or situations:
SPS 361.02(3)(a) (a) A temporary building or structure used exclusively for construction purposes, not exceeding 2 stories in height, and not used as living quarters.
SPS 361.02(3)(b)1.1. Buildings or structures located on Indian reservation land that are held either in trust by the United States, or in fee by the tribe or a tribal member.
SPS 361.02(3)(b)2. 2. Buildings or structures which are located on off-reservation Indian land that is held in trust by the United States — and which are held either in trust by the United States, or in fee by the tribe or a tribal member.
SPS 361.02(3)(c) (c) Buildings and portions of buildings that are exempted by federal statutes or treaties.
SPS 361.02(3)(d) (d) Portions of buildings leased to the federal government provided all of the following conditions are met:
SPS 361.02(3)(d)1. 1. A statement is recorded with the register of deeds that describes the steps necessary for compliance with chs. SPS 361 to 366 if the space is converted to a nonexempt use.
SPS 361.02(3)(d)2. 2. The statement recorded with the register of deeds is recorded in a manner that will permit the existence of the statement to be determined by reference to the property where the building is located.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.