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If you are planning on building a deck, porch, replace your hot water tank, furnace or other home improvement a permit is needed. A building permit must be reviewed - please allow a minimum of 5 - 10 business days from the time you submit your application to the time you can pick it up and start work. Remember if you, the homeowner, are having work performed by a contractor the contractor should pull the permit. This is a safe guard for you, the homeowner. It doesn't cost any more money nor take any more time for the contractor to do so.

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Inspections are required for water/sewer installation, footings, backfill (before), final grade, mid-wall, underground plumbing, rough plumbing, rough electric, rough heating, rough frame, insulation, drywall, interior slabs and porches attached to the foundation, fireplace, final plumbing, final electric, final heating, and final building.

Inspections for plumbing, mechanical, and electrical must be inspected and approved before inspection for rough/final building can be conducted.

Approved plans (site copy) must be on site for inspection, otherwise the inspection will not be made and you will be charged a $45 re-inspection fee.



New Homes & Additions

The requirements are subject to the review of the building official, building inspector, mechanical inspector, plumbing inspector, electrical inspector, and zoning administrator.

For new detached single-family dwellings, the following information shall be submitted for review:

Building Office Hours & Location

Monday - Friday
8:30am - 4:30pm (closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily)

Tilden R. Stumbo Civic Center
7200 S. Huron River Dr.
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Contact Building

734-544-4000 #1

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Charter Township of Ypsilanti  •  7200 S. Huron River Dr. Ypsilanti, Mi 48197  •  (734) 544 - 4000

Mon. - Fri., 8:30am - 4:30pm  •  Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm daily