Building Services

Building Services COVID-19 Operation Plan & Staff Contact Information

Procedures for Builders to Reduce Risk of Infection & Spread of COVID-19

The Department of Building Services is responsible for the enforcement of the Michigan Building Code, issuing permits, reviewing plans, and performing inspections of new construction and existing buildings to ensure compliance with all codes and property maintenance requirements.

Building Inspection Division

Property Maintenance Rental Housing Inspection Division


Please be advised that the 2015 Michigan Residential Code became effective on February 8, 2016. All plans submitted for review and all permits applied for after this date will be required to comply with the new standards.

Mechanical and Building Contractors:
Building permits applied for after February 8, 2016 will be subject to the 2015 Michigan Energy Code.

The 2015 Michigan Residential Code can be purchased through the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs website.