Building Department

 To accommodate the restrictions of the Governor’s Order, the Community Development Office has applied 2-month extensions at no cost to all permits expiring after March 1, 2020 and issued while the State of Michigan is under the Order.

Courthouse Covid-19 Information:

On-Line Permits

You can now apply and pay on-line for your permits. Online Buildng permits are for roofing, siding, or windows only. (*If you apply for a Single Inspection Permit in error there is a non-refundable fee of $4.00) Also, single trade permits are allowable via online.

If you are a contractor, please use the links below.  You must create an account prior to being able to submit applications on-line.

Please Note: As of January 1, 2016, a Contractor Registration Application will be required prior to pulling any permits for any new licensees to Clinton County. The Contractor Registration Form is a $12.00 fee and will need to be notarized. There is a $3.00 fee to have the Building Department notarize your application. 


To schedule building, plumbing, mechanical, electrical or soil erosion inspections, you must give 24-hour notice by calling our inspection line and leave a message, at 989-224-5183.

Please call the Building Department Secretary with any questions or concerns, at 989-224-5181.