Building, Codes & Zoning

Building Department Hours:

Job duties include out of office responsibilities. Please call the office before coming out to this department: 586-725-2151 ext. 105. 

Building Department Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Building Inspection Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday, 8:00am - 1:00pm



Permits are required for various types of work within the City. To verify if the project you are planning requires a permit, please contact the Building Department at 586-725-2151 ext. 105

*A permit can take up to ten (10) city business days to be reviewed*

Sign Approval:

Signs may require approval from City Council, the Planning Commission, and/or the Historic Commission. 

If you'd like to inquire about which City Board you may need to get approval from, please contact the following:

Historic Commission: Marcia Shinska, City Clerk 586-725-215 ext. 108
Planning Commission: Annette Girodat, 586-725-2151 ext. 120