The Building Division’s 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 seven: (248) 871-2468
Two Building and Property Maintenance Inspectors (248) 871-2463
One Electrical Inspector (248) 871-2462
One Plumbing Inspector (248) 871-2465
One Mechanical Inspector (248) 871-2456
One Building Division Aide
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.