Permits

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Information on fences, signs and sheds (under 200 sq ft) is on the Planning & Zoning Forms Page


Electrical

The electrical division of the building department is responsible for approving electrical permits and conducting inspections of permitted buildings. The Township issues permits to protect the public by ensuring that work is performed by qualified people.


Permit Applications

Phone: 810-424-2782
Inspections (before 7:00am for same day) 810-424-2690.

Mechanical and Plumbing

The mechanical and plumbing division of the building department is responsible for approving permits, conducting inspections of permitted work and conducting periodic inspections of buildings. The Township issues trade permits to protect the public by ensuing that work is performed by qualified people.

Permit Applications

Phone: 810-424-2782
Inspections (before 7:00am for same day) 810-424-2690.

Building Permits

The purpose of the building inspections division of the building department is to approve permits and conduct inspecting of permitted worked under the 2015 Michigan Building code. The township issues permits and makes inspections to protect the public by making sure the work is done by qualified persons.

Building Fee Schedule

Phone: 810-424-2782
Inspections for same day call before 7:00am at 810-424-2690

Building Permit Requirement Information

Permit Applications

Application will not be accepted unless all items are included. The following information is required on the Building Permit Application.

Page 1 - Project Information, owner information, if over 3,500 sq ft Architect/Engineer contractor information (contractor name number match license on file)

Page 2 - Brief Description i.e. - house with garage and deck, house with garage, house including finished basement. If deck is included in application, Deck Section must be completed.

Page 3 - Must be complete

Page 4 - If homeowner is obtaining own permit, must be signed. If contractor permit, this page is not applicable. .

Page 5 - Must be complete and signed.

Page 6 - Not usually used for new house permits

Page 7 - Complete plot plan required - usually will be on separate page or on blue prints. Plot plan must show front set back from right of way, left and right side yard set backs and rear setback. If wetlands are present they must be shown, including the set back. If power lines are present they must be shown, including the set back.

Page 8 - Must be complete including construction cost and signature. If applicant is same as contractor, may write "same" in that section.

House numbers are assigned by the Genesee County Road Commission if in a platted subdivision.

House numbers are assigned by Consumers Energy for apartments or on private roads.