The Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department has developed this page to assist with putting all the pertinent information regarding a permit in one central location. 

Requirements for Issuing A Permit
Please review a list of the requirements, supporting documentation, etc., necessary to obtain a permit. All requirements must be met prior to proceeding to the Cashier's section to pay all appropriate cost that have been identified to obtain the permit. Click on the links below to obtain additional information regarding each permit type.
Information Regarding Building Permits or New Erects.
Information Regarding Sign Permits.
Information Regarding Demolition Permits.
Information Regarding Awning Permits.

Homeowners Permits: Must be assisted by a BSE&ED Supervisor for verification and approval.



2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 402
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-628-2712
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
            Monday - Friday