Kent County Building Permits (Michigan)

Search for Kent County, MI building permits. A building permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, land use permits, occupancy permits, permit rules, rejected permit applications, appeal a rejected permit, construction permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, renovation permits, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


Building Departments in Kent County, MI create and enforce building codes and zoning rules to ensure that buildings are safe. They also review and approve building plans and issue Kent County building permits. These building permits may be required for land development, renovations, demolition, repairs, and other construction. Permits can show if a building meets Kent County fire codes and other building regulations, demonstrate that a building is safe to occupy, and they can also be used to prove that a construction project holds a valid Kent County building permit. Kent County Building Departments provide information on which projects require a building permit, how to apply for a permit, and the rules for receiving a permit. They may also provide searchable databases of approved Kent County building permits. Building Departments often provide online access to building permit rules and records.

Alpine Township Zoning Comstock Park MI 5255 Alpine Avenue Northwest 49321 616-784-9090

Grand Rapids Permits Grand Rapids MI 300 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-3243

Grand Rapids Planning and Zoning Department Grand Rapids MI 1120 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-3159

Grandville Planning and Zoning Department Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-530-4983

Kentwood Zoning Grand Rapids MI 4900 Breton Road Southeast 49508 616-554-0707

Michigan Planning Department Grand Rapids MI Apt 214, 820 Monroe Ave NW 49503 616-774-8400

Walker Building Department Walker MI 4243 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-791-6858

Wyoming Permits Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-530-7286

Wyoming Planning and Zoning Department Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-530-7258


Building Inspectors in Kent County, MI ensure that all construction projects meet building codes and regulations. They are responsible for monitoring designs, building materials, Kent County building safety codes, and utilities like electricity and plumbing. As part of this job, Kent County Building Inspectors issue permits for new construction, remodels, renovations, and planned construction. They also issue demolition, relocation, and occupancy permits, including inspection reports that verify that a Kent County property is safe for residents. Building Inspectors maintain records and reports on their inspections and permits, which include information about the Kent County property owners, the property, and whether the permit is valid. Their records also show Kent County violations and work stoppage orders. They provide information on how to receive a permit as well as permit requirements, and much of this information may be available on the Building Inspector website.

Byron Township Building Inspector Byron Center MI 8085 Byron Center Avenue Southwest 49315 616-878-9155

Caledonia Building Inspector Caledonia MI 8196 Broadmoor Avenue Southeast 49316 616-891-0140

Grand Rapids Building Inspector Grand Rapids MI 1120 Monroe Avenue Northwest 49503 616-456-3040

Kentwood Building Inspector Grand Rapids MI 4900 Breton Road Southeast 49508 616-554-0700

Walker Building Inspector Walker MI 4243 Remembrance Road Northwest 49534 616-791-6858

Wyoming Building Inspector Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-530-7286


Town and City Halls in Kent County, MI provide municipal services for their community, such as preserving vital records and issuing and filing building permits. These Kent County building permits may be required for a number of construction projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and planned construction. They may also issue land use permits related to property boundary lines, as well as occupancy permits that certify that a building meets code and can be occupied by residents in Kent County, Michigan. These records can be used to prove that a construction project has a valid Kent County permit, find approved and rejected permit applications, or to look up building permit requirements, apply for a permit, or search for approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their building permit services.

Cedar Springs City Hall Cedar Springs MI 66 South Main 49319 616-696-1330

Grand Rapids City Hall Grand Rapids MI Unit 2, 300 Monroe Ave NW 49503 616-456-3010

Grandville City Hall Grandville MI 3195 Wilson Avenue Southwest 49418 616-531-3030

Sand Lake Town Hall Sand Lake MI 2 West Maple Street 49343 616-636-8854

Wyoming City Hall Wyoming MI 1155 28th Street Southwest 49509 616-534-5799