Building & Code Enforcement

About Us

The Chesterfield Township Building Department performs a variety of services for the residents of Chesterfield Township.  The main purpose of the Building Department is to insure the health, safety, and welfare of all citizens in Chesterfield Township.  

The Building Department also oversees and inspects all construction, alterations, and building projects within the township.  Other functions are to review building plans, issue building permits, mechanical permits, electrical permits, plumbing permits, and conduct inspections on work performed.  Building permit fees are based on the value of the work being done; electrical, plumbing, and mechanical fees are listed on each application.  

The Building Department is responsible to enforce the current codes adopted by the State of Michigan.  Copies of the codes are available through the State of Michigan Bureau of Construction Codes.

Code of Ordinances

The Zoning Enforcement division enforces all Township Code of Ordinances for compliance to ensure and protect the public health, safety, and welfare.

Click here to view Township Ordinances.


Call 586-949-0400 x 6476 to set up an inspection. The cut off for a next day inspection is 3:00PM.  This is a voicemail; please leave the address, permit number, and type of inspection in your message.


The Building and Zoning Enforcement Departments full-time staff are here to serve you Monday through Friday from 8:00AM - 4:30PM.  The inspectors are available for any questions in the morning or afternoon.