Building Permit Process

  • To ensure prompt processing of your building permit application please follow the diagram below.
  • Two (2) sets of approved plans are required for ALL commercial and residential buildings 3,500 square feet or larger.
 
Building Permit Process

Question / Requirement   Action
 COMPLETE APPLICATION

     Obtain forms from Osceola County Building Department.  Forms are also available from Osceola County website.

IS YOUR PROJECT IN A DNRE FLOOD PLAIN OR WETLANDS?

  Contact Department of Natural Resources & Environment 
Water Resources Division
120 W. Chapin Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
(231) 876-4443, ext. 6363

 IS YOUR PROJECT IN A ZONED AREA?


  Contact the local Zoning Administrator for approval (see the list of Zoning Administrators below).
WILL THERE BE SEPTIC OR WELL WORK DONE? 
  Contact Central Michigan District Health Department
22054 Professional Drive, Suite D (formerly 4329 220th Ave.)
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-5532, ext. 1522

DOING ANY DIGGING?

A Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Permit is required for any earth changing activity within 500 feet of a creek, lake, river, stream, or county drain, or if you are disturbing one acre or more of land.

A Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Form is required for any earth changing activity that does not require a Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Permit.


  Contact Soil & Sedimentation Department
22054 Professional Drive, Suite A (formerly 4323 220th Ave.)
Reed City, MI 49677 
(231) 832-6117
DOES YOUR PROJECT INVOLVE COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY?

  Contact Osceola County Drain Commissioner
301 W. Upton
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-7398

IS THE PROPERTY IN A SUBDIVISION?


  Check for deed restrictions.
NEW DRIVEWAYS NEED A PERMIT, EXISTING DRIVEWAYS NEED A PERMIT OR WAIVER

PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT/ALTER DRIVEWAY WITHIN THE ROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY

  Contact Osceola County Road Commission
4737 Makwa Drive
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-5171

State Highways: MDOT
19424 US-10
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-5322 

ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMIT
BUILDING INSPECTOR
22054 Professional Drive, Suite A (formerly 4323 220th Ave.)
Reed City, MI 49677
(231) 832-6117 or 832-6118
fax: (231) 832-7345
  PERMITS REQUIRED for all projects needing ELECTRICAL, PLUMBING, and MECHANICAL.  Applications are available at the Building Department and the Building Department section of the Osceola County website.




Zoning Administrators 
Community   Administrator Address  Phone  Zoning Application
Burdell
Township
  Marty
  Dahlstrom
 P.O. Box 144
 Tustin, MI 49688
 231-829-5590 Zoning Permit Application Form
Cedar
Township
  Bob
  Leyrer
 10197 Alps Drive
 Reed City, MI 49677
 231-734-5739 Zoning Application
Hartwick
Township
  Randy
  VanBuren
 16622 110th Avenue
 Evart, MI 49631
 231-846-1290  
Highland
Township
  Chip
  Caruso
 P.O. Box 164
 McBain, MI 49657
 231-499-2623  
LeRoy
Township
  Trevor
  Flint
 21541 LeRoy Road
 LeRoy, MI 49655
 231-388-3634 Zoning Permit Application
Osceola
Township
  Tim
  Ladd
 10414  7 Mile Road
 Evart, MI 49631
 231-250-3224 Zoning Fee Schedule and Permit Application
Richmond
Township
  Art
  Moyses
 P.O. Box 98
 LeRoy, MI 49655
 231-829-4099 Application for Zoning Permit
Sherman
Township
  Joe
  Grugal
 18724 Mackinaw Trail
 Tustin, MI 49688
 231-829-5236 Schedule of Fees and Zoning Application 
City of
Evart
  Zach
  Szakacs
 200 S. Main St.
 Evart, MI 49631
 231-734-2181 Zoning Permit
City of
Reed City
  Ron
  Howell
 227 E. Main St.
 Reed City, MI 49677
 231-832-2245 Zoning Application and Permit 
Village of
Hersey
  Robin
  Marvel
 17763 Mill Site Road
 Hersey, MI 49639
989-544-1186 Zoning Compliance Permit
Village of
LeRoy
  Trevor
  Flint
 21541 LeRoy Road
 LeRoy, MI 49655
 231-388-3634 Zoning Permit Application
Village of
Marion
  William
  Kelso
 133 Sixth St.
 Marion, MI 49665
 231-743-6092 Zoning Permit Application