Inspection Request Procedure

*****New for Fall 2021 - Online Inspection Scheduling*****

Inspection voicemail system: 810-424-2690
Inspection help desk: 810-424-2782
Permits help desk: 810-424-2782

The online portal can be used to request next day inspections or any inspections at a future date.  The voicemail inspection scheduling system at 810-424-2690 is for next day inspections or same day if called in before 7 am. When making an inspection request on the voicemail system, please provide the following information:  

  • Date and type of inspection (give time for footing inspections only)
  • Permit address and permit number, including prefix ( bd, rm, etc.)
  • Name of caller, company name and telephone number
  • If there is a lockbox you must leave code each time an inspection is requested.

Your inspection may not be scheduled if the above information is not provided.  

This system is not for use to request sewer and water inspections. Those inspections must be made by phone through the Department of Public Works at 810-424-2600 ext. 2903.

Please note that any reinspection fees due must be paid prior to reinspection.

Appointments are made for footing inspection only.

The inspection voicemail system is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. General office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  

Inspector Office Hours: Monday - Thursday
Building Official (810-424-2612): 8:00 am - 9:00 am and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Electrical (810-424-2622) : 7:30 am - 8:30 am  
Mechanical and Plumbing (810-424-2624): By appointment
Building (810-424-2618): 8:30 am - 9:30 am