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The Construction Inspection Division is responsible for performing inspections of construction activities in order to ensure construction projects meet approved plans, and are in compliance with building codes and standards. The six trade teams are Boilers, Buildings, Electrical, Elevators, Mechanical, and Plumbing.
The Construction Inspection Division also inspects private demolition work, installation of signs and awnings, and processes insurance escrow accounts for fire repair. The construction Division investigates complaints related to construction activities, permits and issues certificates of acceptance and also certificates of occupancy on new construction projects and developments.
Getting to the Finish Line
Certificate of Occupancy
A C of O is issued by the Construction Inspection Division for new construction, major renovations, change of use, and to establish a new use (as in a tenant build out), as required by the Michigan Building Code where a building permit has been issued and work has been completed.
Fill out the application completely.
Additional information for filling out the C of O Application Form
Certificate of Acceptance
A Certificate of Acceptance (C of A) is issued when the work that the contractor has completed has been inspected by a city inspector and approved by a supervisor of the trade of the type of work completed.
To receive your C of A, schedule an inspection.
After an approved inspection, a C of A will be sent to the customer through the US mail.
Contractor Registration & Renewal
- Fill out the registration & renewal form
- See specific trades for additional requirements
ALL BOILER EXAMS AND RENEWALS REQUIRE AN APPOINTMENT TO BE MADE
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Coleman A.Young Municipal Center , Suite 408
General Customer Services: (313) 224-3202
Construction Inspection Division Email: [email protected]
Trade Licensing & Testing: Engineering /Boiler(313) 224-3184 -or- Elevators (313)224-9401
Chief of Construction Inspection: Glenn A. Davis
Phone: (313) 224-9102
Email: [email protected]
Fire Escrow: Doug Glavac (313) 628-2660
Trade Inspection Supervisors:
|Boilers||Aijalon Denham||[email protected]||(313) 628-2433|
|Buildings||Randy Hargraves||[email protected]||(313) 628-2458|
|Electrical||Vincent Cooley||[email protected]||(313) 224-3130|
|Elevators||Kurt Johnson||[email protected]||(313) 224-9401|
|Mechanical||Greg Wordlaw||[email protected]||(313) 224-3189|
|Plumbing||Ross Brackett||[email protected]||(313) 224-3157|