Community News & Help
- Senior Newsletter-Jan 2019
- Curby Cart Placement
- Road Construction Updates
- Email Water Billing INFO FORM
- Trash Removal Info
- Traffic Crash Reports
- Tri-County Planning Newsletter
- Noxious Weed Notice
- Recreational Burning Notice
- Hazardous Waste Disposal
- Trash and Yard Waste Info
- Report Street Light Outage
- Tax, Assessing & Water Info/Payments
- City of Mason Parks
- County Recycling Sites
- 2019 Tree Assessment Bid Packet
- 2019 Tree Assessment Map
- Proposed Hotel Plan-Kipp Rd.
- 2018-19 City Budget
- 2018-19 Budget Highlights
- Job Openings:
- City Clerk FOIA info
- Finance Department
- 2017 Water Quality Report
- Fire Department
- Zoning-Development Dept.
- Public Art Policy-2017
- City of Mason Title VI Plan
- City Employment Opportunities
Building Permits are administered through the Community Development Department. The Building Official/Building Inspector issues building permits and inspection services as required under the Michigan Building Codes. The primary purpose for the administration and enforcement of the State of Michigan Building Codes, is to ensure development meets the standards necessary to protect the health, safety and welfare of the general public.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS –
LEAD-SAFE WORK PRACTICES
Exceptions to this requirement are as follows:
While a building permit may not be required, other setbacks or restrictions may apply. Please contact Customer Service at (517) 676-9155 for more information.
Building Permit Requirements
Permit applications may be obtained in person at the Customer Service desk at Mason City Hall, 201 W. Ash Street between 8a.m. and 5p.m., Monday through Friday. Permit applications are also available online by clicking HERE. Completed applications may be mailed or returned in person to the reception desk at City Hall. The typical turn-around time for processing a building permit is two to five days. In rare cases, extenuating circumstances beyond the department’s control may delay this time beyond five days. Applications should be submitted well in advance of project start dates to avoid delays.
Electric, Plumbing and Mechanical Permits
Permits for electrical, plumbing and mechanical (heating and cooling) projects are issued and administered through the State of Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Growth, Bureau of Construction Codes. The following State of Michigan Permitting Divisions may be reached at the following numbers, or online at www.michigan.gov
Electrical Division (517) 241-9334 Mechanical Division (517) 241-9325
Plumbing Division (517) 241-9330 Boiler Division (517) 241-9334
Construction Codes in Effect for Mason
*2015 Michigan Building Code
*2015 Michigan Residential Code
*2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code for Existing Buildings
*2015 Michigan Uniform Energy Code
*Available for viewing at the City Hall offices upon request.
Additional copies of the State of Michigan code books are available online at www.michigan.gov/bcc.