Building Safety

 

As of November 18, 2020 the Building Safety Department will be closed to the public. The Department will reopen on December 20, 2020. For more information please contact the Building Safety Department at (231) 256-9806.

 

  

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Leelanau County

Department of Building Safety

8527 E Government Center Drive, Suite 109
Suttons Bay, MI 49682 

                                     Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM

                                        Office Number: (231) 256-9806

                                     Fax Number: (231) 256-8333

                                        E-mail: buildingsafety@leelanau.gov

     

    

“Our mission statement is to effectively administer the State of  Michigan Construction Codes and County Ordinances to ensure public health, safety, and welfare; to provide professional services to our customers that will encourage the selection of  Leelanau County as the preferred location to live, work, and invest; while striving to preserve and promote the quality of life in our community.”

 

 

This page last updated on 1/15/2021.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm

Inspector Hours
Monday - Friday
In Office:  7:30am - 8:30am
            & 2:30pm - 3:00pm
Field Inspections:
8:30am-2:30pm


CODES CURRENTLY IN EFFECT

Building:

  • Commercial: MBC 2015 (MI Building Code 2015) effective 4/20/17
  • 2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code effective 12/13/16
  • Residential: MRC 2015 (MI Residential Code) effective 2/8/16

Electrical:

  • Commercial: NEC 2017 (State of MI Building Code) effective 1/4/19
  • Residential: MRC 2015 (MI Residential Code) effective 2/8/16

Mechanical:

  • Commercial: MMC 2015 (Michigan Mechanical Code) effective 4/12/17
  • Residential: MRC 2015 (MI Residential Code) effective 2/8/16

Plumbing:

  • Commercial: MPC 2015 (Michigan Plumbing Code) effective 4/20/17
  • Residential: MRC 2015 (MI Residential Code) effective 2/8/16