Building

Building Inspector:
Robert DuVall

Electrical Inspector:
Roger Pritchard

Mechanical & Plumbing Inspector:
Bruce Finnerty

Office Secretary:
Janie Schneider

Office of Building Inspection
and Administration
Courthouse Annex
105 South Canal, PO Box 800
Lake City, MI 49651

INSPECTIONS AND HOURS
A minimum 24 hour notice is required for all inspections. 
Every effort is made to accommodate inspection requests.


Schedule An Inspection (231) 839-7264
Building Code (231) 839-7264
Building Inspector's cell phone (231) 357-9960
Electrical,Mechanical & Plumbing Code (231) 839-7264
Electrical Inspections are completed on Tuesdays and Thursdays
Plumbing and Mechanical Inspections are completed on Monday and Thursdays
Office Hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri 8:30AM - 5:00PM

(231) 839-7264 Phone
(231) 839-7001 Fax
Click Here to Send E-mail

Department Services:

As of July 1, 2001, the Michigan Department of Consumer & Industry Services, Bureau
 of Construction Codes took effect in Missaukee County. The County is required by law to enforce the Code, except in those townships, cities, or villages that officially and legally elected to enforce a nationally recognized code in their local jurisdiction. Currently, Missaukee County adheres to 2003 Michigan Building Code for commercial construction and 2003 Michigan Residential Code for residential construction. The law stipulates under Section 105.1 of the Code; Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish, or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the building official and obtain the required permit.

CITATION FEE FOR BUILDING WITH OUT A PERMIT $75.00--$500.00!

Department Functions:

Issue permits for residential,stick-built construction. >>Permit Info

Issue Building permits for industrial/commercial, stick-built construction. >>Permit Info

Issue building permits for non-commerical, storage/pole building/garage stick built construction. >>Permit Info

Issue building permits for towers. >>Permit Info

Issue permits for setting a mobile/modular home 

Issue demolition permits 

Inspect permitted projects 

Issue Temporary Certificate of Occupancy and/or Certificate of Occupancy 

Investigate complaints regarding construction without a permit 

Track expired/invalid building permits 

Board of Appeals Meetings 

Departmental Resources:

MAIL PERMIT TO: MISSAUKEE COUNTY CONSTRUCTION CODE, P.O. BOX 800, LAKE CITY, MI. 49651

City Zoning Administrators:

Lake City Zoning Administrator Chuck Connell 231-743-6483
McBain Zoning Administrator Rich Kramer 231-825-2761
Departmental Links:

State of Michigan:
Consumer & Industry Services Construction Code Web Site
Verify Contractor’s License
Michigan Health Department Directory Web Site


Local Area:
Lake City Chamber of Commerce Web Site
Missaukee County Conservation District Web Site