City of Southgate
14400 Dix-Toledo Rd.,
Southgate, MI 48195
Office: (734) 258-3030 
Fax: (734) 281-6670
Office hours: 
Mon-Fri: 9:00a-12:00p & 1:00p-4:00p
*Closed from 12:00p-1:00p for lunch*

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Building Department 

Effective 7/12/21 a C of C is required for home sales - CLICK HERE 

To pay for a building department invoice online, click HERE
To apply for a building department permit online, click HERE 
(windows, siding and roof only) 

Building Director Tim Leach  734.258.3010 ext. 3131   tleach@ci.southgate.mi.us
Building Inspector Kraig Brown 734.258.3010 ext.3130 krbrown@ci.southgate.mi.us
Plumbing Inspector Jerry Halash  (Mon, Wed, Fri)
Electrical Inspector Jim Hill  (Mon, Wed)
Mechanical Inspector Rob Secco   (Mon, Wed)
Home Sale Inspector Matt DuFore        734.258.3010 ext. 3100       (Mon, Wed, Fri)



                 

  Office Staff  
Michelle Gendron  734.258.3010 ext 3129 mgendron@ci.southgate.mi.us
Debbie Mannino  734.258.3027 dmannino@ci.southgate.mi.us
Home Sales 734.258.3010 ext. 3100  salesadmin@ci.southgate.mi.us


Home Sale Application CLICK HERE


 
COMMERCIAL PLANS
3 stamped hard copies and 1 set electronically are required to be submitted to the building department.   

Commercial Plan Review - Carlisle Wortman  734.662.2200  Craig Strong cstrong@cescode.com
Planning & Zoning:  Carlisle Wortman - 734.662.2200  John Enos JEnos@cwaplan.com



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CHECK FIRST! Most home improvement projects require a permit. A permit is usually required, but not limited to:

  • Additions
  • Residential work (fences, garages, water heaters, concrete, pools, re-roofs, windows, etc.) 
  • Renovations
  • Electrical systems
  • Plumbing systems
  • HVAC (heating & cooling, ventilation)

Homeowners: When dealing with a contractor, it is in your best interest to have them pull permits and arrange for the proper inspections. The permit fees are the same for contractor or homeowner. We strongly recommend that when you hire someone to do work for you, that you ask them to provide you with a copy of the permit. If the homeowner is doing the work, a homeowner's affidavit is required to be filed.

Please Note: A 24 hour notice is required for inspections. A permit will be cancelled when no inspections are requested and conducted within six (6) months the date of issuance or the date of a previous inspection. Cancelled permits will not be refunded or reinstated.


 

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