Advantages in Obtaining Building Permits
One of the benefits of permits is that it involves the services of a professional inspector who approves each phase of the construction process which results in a safe, accurate and complete process.
Did you know?
Did you know that residents and businesses are required to obtain building permits for plumbing, mechanical or electrical work? They are required to obtain permits for additions and or alterations to their existing structures and they are required to seek building permits for any work performed in the public right-of-way.
Are you making do-it-yourself home improvements?
If you are going to make do-it-yourself home improvements, contact one of our building inspectors to discuss your options.
Are you in need of financial assistance to make home improvements?
Residents who qualify for low-to-moderate income levels can contact the Oakland County's Home Improvement Loan Programs to help fund needed home repairs. For more information, call (248) 858-5401.
Helpful Forms and Documents:
Business License Application
Building Code Board of Appeals Application
Fence Permit Application
Fire Alarm Permit
Fire Suppression Permit
Certificate of Occupancy
Open Roof Sworn Affidavit 2020
Helpful Information Links
Apply For A Permit
Apply For A Permit (Contractor)
Building Department Payments Online
Contractor Online Account Creation
Michigan Inter-Governmental Trade Network (MITN)
Garages/Sheds - Building Guidelines
Porches - Construction Guidelines
Roofing - Construction Guidelines