302 N. Redbud Trail
BUCHANAN, MI 49107
Telephone (269) 695-0011
Fax (269) 695-0009
Mechanical and plumbing permits for the City are issued by the State of Michigan at www.michigan.gov/bcc
New Construction Information Requirements State of Michigan Building Code
No building permit will be issued until a plan review has been completed.
An application for a building permit must be accompanied by one complete set of construction specifications, including stamped and signed drawings where applicable, before a plan review will be initiated.
A complete set of plans and specifications may include but is not limited to:
Failure to provide complete details will delay processing of the plans and issuance of a permit. If corrections or clarifications are required, the permit will not be issued until such areas are resolved.
It is the responsibility of the contractor to determine the construction schedule and provide information to the building department allowing adequate time for plan review.
24-hour minimum notice is required for inspections. In the event that prior inspection commitments have been made, the inspection will be performed as close to the requested day and time as possible. No work that requires a prior inspection and approval is to be commenced until that inspection has been completed and written approval has been granted. No structure is to be occupied until the Building Department has issued a Certificate of Occupancy.
The following minimum residential inspections are required
The applicable codes, including adopted supplements and appendices, are the Michigan Residential Code, Michigan Building Code, Michigan Mechanical Code, Michigan Plumbing Code, Michigan Uniform Energy Code, International Fuel Gas Code and NFPA Codes (including the National Electric Code with Michigan Part 8 rules), International Fire Code and International Property Maintenance Code.
Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria for Buchanan:
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