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Commercial Property

The Property Maintenance Division of the Buildings, Safety Engineering and Environmental Department is responsible for conducting Commercial Inspections in the City of Detroit.

Annual periodic inspections are performed as follows:

    All Commercial buildings including Stores/shops, Restaurants, Offices, Factories, warehouses, Junk/Scrap yards, Churches, Gas Stations, Auto Service shops, High-Rise buildings, School buildings, Masonry Stacks, Hospitals, Power Stations, Cellular telephone Towers, etc.

    Note: For complete listing, please see Chapter 9, section 9-1-35 (d) for a full listing.
  •     Signs and Awnings License Inspections
  •     Business License inspections
  •     Area Survey Sweep inspections for suspected unapproved uses
  •     Vacant Building maintenance inspections