BUILDING DEPARTMENT

The Building Department is responsible for the implementation and enforcement of the Michigan Building Codes relating to the construction, alteration/remodeling, repair and demolition of buildings and structures located within the City of Lapeer.

The goal of the Building Department is to protect the health, safety, property and welfare of our citizens through professional enforcement of the Michigan Building Codes.  To ensure that construction work complies with applicable codes, the City requires comprehensive plans for most types of projects and inspections are conducted at periodic stages of the work.

Staff strives to provide accurate and timely construction project plan review and permit issuance services and is readily available to assist you in processing your applications. 

The Building Official is responsible for construction permits and inspections in the City of Lapeer.  Contractor's working within the City are required to be registered.

For applications, forms or to register as a contractor, click on the Building Department Forms tab.