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 Dept. of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy  (EGLE)
Water Resources Division
120 W. Chapin Street
Cadillac, MI 49601
(231) 876-4443

 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
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
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.
Does Your Project Involve a New or Existing Driveway?

 

New driveways need a permit, existing driveways need a permit or waiver.

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
1-800-943-6368

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

ISSUANCE OF BUILDING PERMIT

Building Inspector
22054 Professional Drive, Suite A
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.



 
Community

  Administrator

Address  Phone (231) Zoning Application
Burdell Township

Marty Dahlstrom P.O. Box 144
Tustin, MI 49688

 878-1683 Zoning Permit Application Form
Cedar Township

Bob Leyrer 10197 Alps Drive
Reed City, MI 49677

734-5739 Zoning Application
Hartwick Township

Randy VanBuren 16622 110th Avenue
Evart, MI 49631

846-1290  
Highland Township Chip Caruso P.O. Box 164
McBain, MI 49657
499-2623  

 

LeRoy Township Trevor Flint 21541 LeRoy Road
LeRoy, MI 49655

388-3634 Zoning Permit Application
Osceola Township Tim Ladd 10414 7 Mile Road
Evart, MI 49631

250-3224 Zoning Permit
Zoning Fee Schedule
Richmond Township Art Moyses P.O. Box 98
LeRoy, MI 49655

829-4099 Application for Zoning Permit
Sherman Township Joe Grugal 18724 Mackinaw Trail
Tustin, MI 49688

829-5236

Zoning Application

City of Evart Mark Wilson 5814 100th Avenue
Evart, MI 49631

734-2181 Commercial Zoning Permit
Residential Zoning Permit
City of Reed City Ron Howell 227 E. Main St.
Reed City, MI 49677

832-2245 Zoning Application and Permit 
Village of LeRoy

Trevor Flint 21541 LeRoy Road
LeRoy, MI 49655

388-3634 Zoning Permit Application
Village of Hersey Jeff Venema P.O. Box 82
Hersey, MI 49639

250-8875 Zoning Compliance Permit
Village of Marion William Kelso 133 Sixth St.
Marion, MI 49665
743-6092 Zoning Permit Application