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The Township offices will be CLOSED on


Inspection requests received before 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25thwill be scheduled for Tuesday, May 29th.

Inspection requests received after 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 25thand before 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29th will be scheduled for Wednesday, May 30th.



logoBuilding Safety is being recognized across the Nation for the month of May.  The Shelby Township Building Department will observe Building Safety Month, to help raise awareness of the role and importance of construction codes in making buildings safe, sound and accessible.

Click on the brochure or a list of safety tips:
General Brochure
Safety tips: 
Do I need a permit?
Electrical cords
Gas Appliances
Make a safe exit
The Sound of Safety

Construction Codes Effective
click here for Code Information - Effective September 2017

Our Objectives

To obtain compliance with national, state and local construction codes through the process of permit issuance; plan review; and onsite inspections of work performed.
Our Responsibilities 

The Building Department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the State of Michigan Building, Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Codes.  In addition, the Building Department administers and enforces ordinance provisions pertaining to fences, sidewalks, tree and woodland preservation, unsafe buildings and zoning.

Department Head
Tim Wood, Building Director

Upper level Municipal Building
52700 Van Dyke
Shelby Township, MI  48316-3572

Hours of Operation
8:30 am to 5:00 PM  (Monday through Friday)

Phone (586) 731-5969
Fax (586) 803-2099