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Building Department Overview

Building Department
215 W. Main St.
Northville, MI 48167
Phone: 248-449-9902
Fax: 248-349-9244
Monday - Friday,
8:00am - 4:30pm

The purpose of the Building Department is to issue permits; license, monitor, inspect; and enforce building, zoning, signage codes, state barrier free codes, state construction codes, City Code of Ordinances, and historic district requirements for all construction, renovations, and additions to commercial, industrial, and residential property within the City. In addition, all electrical, plumbing, and heating and cooling inspections are performed by two part time independent contractors, under the jurisdiction and supervision of the Building Official. This department is also responsible for retaining, reviewing, and storage of the required site plans and construction documentation.

In addition, record keeping and agendas for the Planning Commission, Board of Zoning Appeals, and Historic District Commission are prepared by the department’s personnel.

General Applications

 Building Permit Application
 Electrical Permit Application
 Plumbing Permit Application
 Mechanical Permit Application

Visit the Forms and Permits page for additional applications not listed above.

Fee Schedules

 Building Permit Fee Schedule
 Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule
 Electrical Permit Fee Schedule
 Mechanical Permit Fee Schedule


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