205 N. John Street, Highland Michigan 48357

Permits are Required

Permits are required for the following:

- Sheds

- Decks (attached or detached)

- Kennels

- Pole barns or barns

- Attached garages

- Detached garages

- Any accessory structure may or may not need a permit, but will always need a Zoning Review.

- Swimming pools: in-ground & above ground; also spas and hot tubs

- Additions including 2nd story additions, add-ons, dormers, screened porches, covered porches, etc.

Changes in all egress ways from all buildings

- Roof re-shingling, siding replacement and replacement windows

- Fire repairs

- Remodel/repairs (interior and exterior) including roofing, siding, windows, doors

- Upgrading foundations

- Mobile homes

- House

- House and attached garage

- Modular Home

- Pre-manufactured home and commercial structure

- Commercial building projects: new and existing (remodel and repairs)

- Industrial building projects: new and existing (remodel and repairs)

- All plumbing, heating and electrical work (new and repair)

- Signs

- Fences

- Satellite dishes through the Planning Department

This is a general list of structures that need permits to erect or build. You should consult with the Building Department if you have any doubt about the need for a permit for your project.