Division of Industry Services Trades Program Information


The Division of Industry Services (DIS) is divided into: two bureaus; an Administrative Services Section; and the Fire Prevention program.

The Bureau of Field Services performs inspections of commercial buildings, amusement rides, boilers, elevators, pressurized gas systems, and electrical systems. The bureau performs plan reviews of elevators, boilers, and private onsite wastewater treatment systems.​ The bureau is also responsible for auditing third-party and municipal inspection agencies.

The Bureau of Technical Services performs commercial building, plumbing, and fire suppression plan review. The bureau is responsible for administering the Uniform Dwelling Code program, the federal HUD Manufactured Housing program, and provides consultations and training to local building officials and commercial and residential contractors.

The Administrative Services Section provides administrative support to internal and external stakeholders.​

The Fire Prevention Program administers the 2% Fire Dues program and provides consultation, support, and training to over 800 fire departments throughout Wisconsin​.

Division of Industry Services News

DIS prepares communications to provide Division news and industry updates to customers and the community.  Subscribe to email updates from the Department to receive notifications of upcoming webinars, quarterly newsletters, and more! To ensure you get the​ next newsletter, subscribe for any of the Industry Services topics.

See below for issued ​communications and our YouTube playlist​ for past webinars​.

Upcoming Trainings

DIS administers public trainings and participates in industry conferences. DIS will be participating in the following 2024 events.​


​​​​2nd Tuesday of Each Month
POWTS Monthly Training​
Each update provides one hour of continuing education credit for certain PO​WTS credentials. Events are free to attend b​ut pre-registration is required.
WI Precast Concrete Association Winter Conference
This is an annual conference of the WPCA which manufacture concrete tanks for the POWTS industry.
https://www.wiprecast.org/ ​
​1/23/2024 - 4/17/2024
​Regional Building Inspector Associations Winter Code Updates
​Virtual and in-person training sessions in early 2024 about Wisconsin’s Electrical Code, Uniform Dwelling Code, Plumbing Code and Commercial Building Code. 
​​2/5/2024 - 3/13/2024
​POWTS DSPS Updates and Soil Maintenance
1-hour presentations on ​DSPS updates and soils. Registration information to come.
2/5 Ashland, WI
2/7 Rhinelander, WI
2/8 Wausau, WI
2/9 Plover, WI
2/12 La Crosse, WI
2/13 Plattville, WI
2/14 Madison, WI
2/15 Delavan, WI
2/16 West Bend, WI
2/20 Hayward, WI
2/21 Eau Claire, WI
3/13 Green Bay, WI
2/16/2024 - 2/18/2024
​Live Fire 1403
Wisconsin Society of Emergency Services Instructors 63rd annual instructors conference.​
​2/19/2024 - 2/21/2024​
​2024 UW Commercial Building Code Refresher
​53rd Annul Wisconsin Commercial Building Code Refresher. Training for Designers, Contractors, Enforcement officials, Contractors, and Building Owners will be held in the Madison, WI.​
2/19/2024 - 2/23/2024​​
​Building Inspectors Association of Northeast Wisconsin​ Winter Code UpdatesVirtual and in-person training sessions in early 2024 for Wisconsin’s Electrical Code, Uniform Dwelling Code, Plumbing Code, and Commercial Building Code.
​ASHRAE Madison Chapter Monthly Meeting
2021 IMC & IECC w/WI amendments.
3/14/2024 - 3/17/2024
​Holiday Inn & Convention Center Stevens Point
SPS 333 and 334 code requirements for campground owners.​
​Wisconsin Highway Commissioners Association Spring Trainging​
DIS will discuss construction standards of salt sheds. ​https://www.wiscohwy.org
​6/20/2024 - 6/23/2024
​WI Fire Safety Dashboard - Risk Reduction Tool
Craig 1300 Community Risk Reduction and use of the WI Fire Safety Dashboard​ Risk Reduction Tool provided by DSPS.