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   Building Department


4323 220th Ave.

Reed City, MI  49677

(231) 832-6117


The Building Department maintains a drop box located outside their door.

Building Department HoursUnless specified otherwise normal Building Department hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The Building Department will have adjusted hours on August 25th, August 26th and September 2nd:

Monday, August 25h, 8:00 a.m. - noon
Tuesday, August 26th, 10:00 a.m. - noon
Tuesday, September 2nd, 10:00 a.m. - noon

note: Inspectors are normally in the office from 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  During the remainder of the day they are normally conducting inspections.




Building - Tony Gagliardo, Monday - Friday (see note above)

Electrical - Tim Taylor, Tuesday & Thursday (see note above)

Plumbing - Gene VanGordon, Monday & Wednesday (see note above)

The Building Department provides the following services:

Building Permits

   - View the Building Permit process.

   - Download a Building Permit Application 
Electrical Permits

   - View Electrical Guidelines.
   - Download an Electrical Permit Application 

Plumbing Permits

   - Download a Plumbing Permit Application 

House Numbering System

Construction Codes



Mechanical Building Permits

   - Issued by the State of Michigan

   - Download a Mechanical Permit Application


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                                  Osceola County

                                         301 W. Upton ● Reed City, MI 49677


                                                       Last Updated on August 14, 2014.