Permits and Forms

Click on the desired form below. Complete the application on screen. Print the completed form and sign. Submit electrical, mechanical and plumbing permit applications with the required fees.

All permit applications have recently been revised. If you have downloaded and saved any of our permit application forms prior to October 1, 2017, please replace the forms in your files with the recently updated versions. The forms provided below can be completed on your computer before printing and/or submittal.

Submit building permit applications with TWO sets of plans. Fees are determined after a review of the plans.

2017 Building Permit Fee Schedule

Energy Code Compliance

Insulation Certificate 2015 Michigan Energy Code
Blower Door Test Report Criteria
Blower Door Test Report

Building and Construction Permits

Requirements for Obtaining a Building Permit
Building Permit
Electrical Permit
Mechanical Permit
Plumbing Permit

Permit Issuing Agencies

Select this document to view a listing of the Emmet County Permit Issuing Agencies. There are certain areas in which the Emmet County Building Construction Resources Department does not issue building permits, but may issue a sub-trade permit. Please read the list carefully to determine which jurisdiction you may be in and who to contact for permits.

Permit Issuing Agencies

Required Inspection Document

According to Section 113.2 of the State Building Code, the permit holder is required to notify our office when any portion of the work is ready for inspection, the required inspections document will list all inspection types and in what stage of construction an inspection should be called for.

Required Inspection Document

Update Contractor Information

In order to keep our records up to date, we must occasionally request that you update your contractor information. Please print and fill in the Updating Contractor Information form and mail to our office:

Emmet County Planning, Zoning and Construction Resources
3434 Harbor-Petoskey Rd, Suite E
Harbor Springs, Mi 49740

Update Contractor Information


Emmet County, Michigan
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