A building permit application must be completed whenever a building is to be erected, altered, enlarged, structurally repaired, moved, or converted to different use groups as defined in the building code.
For more information, contact the Building Department at 248-733-3700.
When a Permit is Required
Building permits are required to install the following:
Decks (including porches)
Garages or carports
Pools that are more than 24 inches deep
Replacement windows or doors when the opening size is altered
When a Permit is Not Required
Prefabricated above-ground pools less than 24 inches deep
When less than 25% of a roof is being replaced
Private property driveways on grade
Replacing doors or windows that don't alter the opening size