Charter Township Community Development Department
The Community Development/Building Department provides
the community with enforcement of all local zoning ordinances and construction codes, plus
many local ordinances have been adopted to aid in upgrading and maintaining the condition
of existing housing and properties.
here for a brochure explaining the Ordinance Compliance Bureau.
Development Department also provides technical staff support to the
Any questions concerning property zoning, special use permits, zoning
variances, site plans, land uses or any other planning or zoning issues may
be directed to the Department by
or call 694-8281. Questions or complaints regarding
code compliance can be directed to the Code Enforcement Officer by
email or call 694-8281.
here for a brochure regarding Building, Zoning and Planning Information.
Click here for the latest Capital Improvement Plan
Community Development Department also provides assistance to businesses with
detailed location information including GIS data and tax abatement
applications for permits for new construction
may be filed at the Community Services Center between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00
p.m., Monday - Friday. Visit the 'Online
Forms' page for applications.
Requests for new construction inspections may be
called in from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday. If requesting after hours, all messages left on the
"Inspection Request Line" are typically scheduled within a 24 hour period.
The Community Development Department has numerous forms such as
permit applications, rental registration and helpful guidelines.
These and other popular Township forms and
documents are available on the 'Online Forms'
Electronic Plan Submission Required for Applications
In addition to the required paper
copies, the Department of Community Development requires plans be
submitted in electronic format. Final Plans should be supplied
electronically by email or on a disk (CD/DVD) before the permit is
Electronic plans should be submitted
in black and white. The preferred file type for electronic plans is in
Tag Image File Format (.TIF). However, we will also accept plans in
Portable Document Format (.PDF) if necessary.
Email all electronic plans
to Kathy Malone at email@example.com. The file name should be the
address of the project.
Additionally, if any revisions are
made to the plans, required paper copies and an electronic copy shall be
updated and submitted to the Department of Community Development.
If you have any questions, please
contact Kathy Malone at (517) 694-8281.
Director of Community Development
Larner, Code Enforcement Officer
Bryan Thomas (SAFEbuilt), Electrical
Department Contact Information