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Permit & Inspection Information
Permit Applications
PLEASE NOTE THAT CITY ADDRESSES ARE EITHER THREE OR FOUR DIGITS AND RANGE FROM 100 TO 1800
You can apply for a permit in person at City Hall or via mail or fax by filling out the necessary forms below. In addition you can apply online for electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits by clicking the link to our Access My Government page below.

Permit Requirements
  • The building permit must be posted where it is visible form the street.
  • All permits expire six months from the date of issue or the last inspection.
  • A recall charge of $50 will be charged for the re-inspection of work not ready for scheduled inspection.
  • Property owners, contractors, or their agents must be present to let inspectors into the premises for indoor inspections.
  • Do not cover work until all required inspections have been made.
  • The City of Plymouth enforces the following Building Codes:
    • 2012 Michigan Building Code
    • 2009 Michigan Residential Code
    • 2012 Michigan Plumbing Code
    • 2012 Michigan Mechanical Code
    • 2011 National Electrical Code
Inspections
  • All inspection requests must be submitted by 3:30 the regular business day prior to the inspection.
  • There are three ways to schedule an inspection for each of which you will need the address of work, permit number, contact number, and type of permit. If you request a specific inspection time we will contact you by 4:30 pm only if there is a scheduling conflict.
  • **Building inspections are conducted Monday, Wednesday, and Friday after 4:30 PM and during the day by request.
  • Plumbing and Mechanical inspections are conducted on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, between 8:15 am and 10:30 AM.
  • Electrical inspections are conducted after 4:30 PM on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
  • The Community Development Department hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
  • All permits expire six months from the date of issue or the last inspection.
**Please note that this has changed while we are in staff transition

Office
201 S. Main
Plymouth, MI 48170
Ph: (734) 453-1234 ext. 232
Fx: (734) 455-1824

John Buzuvis
Community Development Director
Ph: (734) 453-1234 ext. 222
Email

Inspections
Inspection Request Form
Ph: (734) 738-0289
Email