The Building Department is committed to protect, maintain and improve the health, safety, welfare and quality of life for residents and businesses located in our township through the enforcement of the State of Michigan construction Codes and local ordinances established for those purposes.
Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Inspector Office Hours
Building Inspector: Tuesday and Thursday 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Code Enforcer: Monday and Wednesday 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
The department oversees and approves all residential, commercial, and industrial construction within the township. Permit applications, plan review and inspections are processed daily. Staff members assist with the tasks of providing permit information and procedures along with enforcing code compliance.
The Ira Township Building Department has adopted the following: 2015 Michigan Residential Code, 2015 International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 Michigan Building Code, 2015 Michigan Plumbing Code, 2015 Michigan Mechanical Code, 2015 International Fuel Gas, 2014 Michigan Electric Code, 2015 International Swimming Pool & Spa Code and 2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code .
Zoning and Planning activities are coordinated through the Building Department. If you wish to submit an application to the Zoning Board of Appeals or Planning Commission contact the Building Department.
Meetings are held in the Boardroom at the Township Municipal Offices except Parks & Rec which meets in the Rec office located in front of the DPS building behind the Water Plant. All meetings are open to the public. Minutes are available online.
Special meetings or any changes in the schedule will be posted as they occur.