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401 North Lake St., Cadillac, MI 49601
Phone: (231) 779-9465 - Fax: (231) 779-9110
Building Department Email: building@wexfordcounty.org      
Hours: Monday-Thursday (Closed Fridays),
8:30 am - 5:00 pm (Closed 12:00 - 1:00 pm for lunch)
 

Building Department

BUILDING OFFICIALS: 
Robert Scarbrough: Building Official
(231) 779-9465 (Inspects Monday through Thursday)

Brooke Monroe: Administrative Assistant/Soil Erosion Agent
(231) 779-9465

Scott Waddell: Electrical Inspector
(231) 920-9065 (Avail. Wednesdays for inspections)
Bruce Finnerty: Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector
(231) 920-9066  (Avail. Tuesdays for inspections)


WEXFORD COUNTY NO LONGER ISSUES ZONING/PLANNING PERMITS;
AS OF JANUARY 1, 2017.

PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR ZONING/PLANNING DEPARTMENT CONTACT INFORMATION BASED ON TOWNSHIP, CITY, OR VILLAGE. 

Colfax and Henderson Township- No Zoning
Cedar Creek Township: Wendy Johnson 231-824-6543
Clam Lake Township: Cindy Warda 231-775-5401 Ext 6, (Office Tuesdays 9-1)
Haring Township: Mike Green 231-920-2029 (Office-Fridays 9-1)
Wexford Joint Planning Commission: 
(Which includes Antioch, Boon, Cherry Grove, Greenwood, Hanover, Liberty, Selma, Slagle, Springville, South Branch, and Wexford Townships):
Robert Hall 231-775-1138 Ext 6  (Office-Wednesdays 8:30-5) at Cherry Grove Township Hall
4830 E M-55 at the rear of the fire station, Cadillac, MI 49601
Fax: 231-775-0037 Attn: Wexford Joint Planning Commission
Email: PlanningandZoning@wexfordjcp.org 
City of Cadillac: 231-775-0181 Ext 101 or 102
City of Manton: 231-824-3572
Village of Mesick: 231-885-1646
Village of Buckley: 231-269-3555
Village of Harrietta: 122 Davis, PO BOX 40, Harrietta, MI 48638-0040

Wexford Joint Planning Commission Website:
http://www.wexfordjpc.org/

 
OUR SERVICES AT A GLANCE:

OUR COVERAGE AREA:

  • The Wexford County Building Department issues construction code permits (building, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing permits) for all areas of Wexford County except for the following:
    *Cedar Creek Township & the City of Cadillac
    Issue their own building permits

BUILDING PERMIT REQUIREMENT CHECKLISTS:


 PREVIOUS CODES AND ORDINANCES:

PC101 Planning Commission Ordinance

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS:

Sorry for any inconvenience, but we only accept cash or check for payment. No credit/debit cards accepted.

Building Permit Application
Building Dept Information Packet
Building Permit Fee Schedule 
Residential Dwelling Specifications
Detached Garage Specifications
Residential Pole Barn Specifications
Deck Specifications
Homeowners Affidavit - Required for a homeowner who intends to act as the general contractor for the purposes of building a single-family residence, even if  a licensed builder is significantly involved with the construction.
Mobile Home Permit Application
Agricultural Building Exemption Request - For any building used exclusively for agricultural purposes.  (Zoning permit approval is required prior to submitting)
New Address Application - For new residential, commercial, or other construction needing a physical address.
Plumbing Permit
Mechanical Permit
Electrical Permit
RES check compliance worksheet (from US Department of Energy website)
Soil Erosion/Sedimentation Control Permit Application - For earth change activity within 500 feet from a creek, lake, river, stream, or county drain or for earth changes that exceed one (1) acre.
SESC Frequently Asked Questions (from MDEQ website)
               


   
LINKS TO OTHER SITES:

City of Cadillac Community Development
Haring Charter Township Zoning 
State of Michigan Department of Construction Codes
Michigan Association of Planning
Wexford County Road Commission
Michigan Department of Transportation
District #10 Health Department (Including the Wexford County office)