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Building Division Overview

Four Building staff members review drawings.The Building Divisionís primary duties include the review of construction plans and documents, the issuance of building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits and the inspection of new and renovated structures for compliance with applicable codes and standards.  The Division is also responsible for registering all contractors who perform work in the City.

The Building Official oversees a staff of 6:

  • Two Building and Property Maintenance Inspectors
  • One Electrical Inspector
  • One Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector
  • One Building Division Aide
  • One Clerk Typist II

Statistical reports are sent monthly to the U. S. Census Bureau, the F. W. Dodge Report and the Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) as well as other City departments.

The Building Division maintains permit and plan records in accordance with the State of Michigan record retention schedule and receives many requests for copies of plans and construction documents each year.

The Building Division also responds to resident complaints pertaining to substandard housing and property maintenance issues and initiates enforcement action when warranted.

Contact the Building Division at (248) 871-2450 for further information or questions.

 

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