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Building Permits and Inspections

Building permits are required for these projects:

  • New Structures an any zoning district
  • Accessory Buildings over 200 sq. ft.
  • Swimming Pools
  • Demolitions
  • Moving a house
Note:  All projects beyond maintenance (roofing, siding, windows, etc.) require a Zoning Permit in addition to a Building Permit.

Building inspections are required for any building project.

Building permit and inspection questions should be directed to the City's
Building Inspector:  Ross Rogien - (269) 277-8573
Building Services Administrative Assistant: Marsha Ransom - (269) 637-0789
Permit Applications are to be filled out and returned via email, FAX, mail, or in-person.
Building Permit Fee Schedule
Additional Permits
Dangerous Buildings

Electrical inspections and permits are handled by Michigan Township Services. Permit applications can be downloaded here. Completed applications and fees need to be submitted directly to Michigan Township Services for processing.

Mechanical permits and inspections are performed by the State of Michigan. Permit applications can be downloaded here. Complete applications and fees need to submitted directly to the State of Michigan indicated on the permit application.

Plumbing permits and inspections are performed by the State of Michigan. Permit applications can be downloaded here. Complete applications and fees need to submitted directly to the State of Michigan indicated on the permit application.