Building Permits

Building permit applications are reviewed and either approved or denied, based on the information submitted. The contractor/owner will be notified by phone once approved or by letter if denied.

Examination Fee

A non-refundable plan examination fee in the amount of $100 is required for all new residential homes and commercial/industrial projects when submitted.  We accept cash or checks made out to the "Clinton Township Treasurer".

Please note, we no longer require the form called "Application for Plan Examination".

Permit Requests for Minor Residential Projects

Permit requests for all minor residential projects must be accompanied by:

  1. An application
  2. Two sets of drawings with wall section indicating proposed construction
  3. Two copies of a plot plan/mortgage survey showing all structures on the property as well as the proposed project location

Typical minor residential projects include:

  • Additions
  • Antennas
  • Awnings
  • Basement egress windows
  • Basement finishing/remodeling
  • Basement waterproofing
  • Decks/Arbors/Gazebos
  • Demolitions
  • Fences
  • Garage or basement floor replacement
  • Garages/Sheds/Rat walls
  • Hot tubs/Swimming pools
  • Patios with footings
  • Porches
  • Re-roofing
  • Sidewalks/Approaches
  • Windows (if size changes)