The Plumbing Division of the Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department is responsible for ensuring that plumbing systems and skilled trade persons are in compliance with code and ordinance requirements. The Plumbing Division reviews plans and inspects: new construction, alterations and renovations of plumbing systems. This division is also responsible for issuing plumbing permits, and registering licenses for plumbing contractors and water treatment operators.

Another responsibility of the Plumbing Division is to perform cross connection inspections to identify potable water systems that are in need of being protected from contaminates. The cross connection control program is required by the State of Michigan's Safe Drinking Water Act 1976 PA 399.

The Plumbing Division may be contacted at: 313-224-3118.


2 Woodward Avenue, Suite 408
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-224-3118
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
             Monday - Friday

Supervisor: Carl Jones
Phone: 313-224-3157