September 28, 2020

Building and Trade Permits

 Click here to see permit & tax information for a City of Marshall Property

(Log in by checking the "anonymous" box and on the next screen, type in the Marshall City address.)

The Department of Building Safety enforces the Michigan Building Codes as adopted by the State of Michigan as they pertain to all construction and alterations projects within the City. This department also enforces compliance with all local ordinances to ensure health, safety and welfare such as property maintenance complaints.

The City of Marshall has a full time building official/inspector and has subcontracted inspectors to complete inspections for plumbing, mechanical and electrical permits.  City inspectors are:  

  • Tim I. Musser, Building Official/Inspector/Plan Reviewer
  • Doug Scott, Electrical Inspector
  • Terry Thatcher, Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector

To schedule a Building, Electrical, Plumbing, or Mechanical Inspections, please call Michelle at:  (269)781.3985 ext 1501 or e-mail 


For your convience, building permit invoices can now be paid online. You will need your permit information to be able to make a payment. There is the option for an online check or you can use a credit or debit card. Please note that all card type payments will incur a 3% processing fee.