February 20, 2017

Building / Trades Permits


Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide ~1682 KB
Wood Deck Info
Right of Way Permit ~191 KB
Contractor Registration ~277 KB
Permit Fee Schedule ~398 KB
Building Permit 2017-Commercial ~139 KB

 This Building Permit is for Commercial Projects Only.

Building Permit 2017-Residential ~141 KB

 Use this Building Permit for Residential Projects only.

Mechanical Permit-2017 ~51 KB
Dumpster Permit ~1130 KB
Plumbing Permit-2017 ~53 KB
Electric Permit-2017 ~141 KB

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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 Musser, Building Official/Inspector/Plan Reviewer
  • Jeffrey Nichols, Electrical Inspector
  • Jim Deveney, Residential Mechanical Inspector
  • John Gross, Commercial/Residential Plumbing and Commercial Mechanical Inspection

To schedule a Building, Electrical, Plumbing, or Mechanical Inspections, please call Tim Musser at:  (269)781.3985 ext 1507 or Colleen Webb at (269) 781-3985 ext. 1508