City of Harper Woods
19617 Harper, Harper Woods, MI 48225
Building Department

Building@harperwoods.net 
313-343-2526

The Building Department is responsible for the enforcement of all codes relating to the use, occupancy and construction of all buildings in Harper Woods.  All construction plans are reviewed and given approval by the Building Department before permits are issued.  Licensed inspectors ensure that all structures meet  safety and code requirements.  Homeowners, architects and builders are welcome to meet with the Building Inspector and other relevant City  Departments prior to the start of any construction project to ensure that the project will meet the required codes.  When necessary, some project requests will be referred to either the Planning Commission or Board of Zoning Appeals for approval before the issuance of permits.  

In an effort to maintain the appearance of the City and control blight, the Building Department is also responsible for residential code enforcement.  Please direct any code enforcement concerns to either the phone number or e-mail address listed below.

If you have any questions concerning the above, please contact 313-343-2526 or send an e-mail to building@harperwoods.net

  

Contractor Registration Form

Harper Woods Fee Schedule

AccessMyGov.com to Pay All City Invoices Online (the cost is 2.95% - subject to change) and Search all Property Information

Certificate of Occupancy

Vacant/Abandoned Residential Property Registration

Rental License Application

Rental Certificate of Compliance Application

 

Permit Applications:

Building (includes Roof, Sign, Siding/Windows, Garage, Waterproofing and Pools)

Electrical

Fence Construction Information

Fire Inspection

Furnace Inspection

Mechanical

Plumbing

Roof Hold Harmless Form

Portable Storage Container (PODS)

Shed Guidelines

 

Building Guides -

     Basement Finishing

     Decks/Porches

     Pools

     Residential Additions

     Residential Re-Roofing

 

Site Plan Guide

Site Plan - Commercial

Site Plan - Residential

Plan Review Application

Zoning Map

Zoning Ordinance - 2013-04

Planning Commission Site Plan Application

 

  Inspector Contacts - Fax 313-343-2519

*     Chief Building Official - Jim LaPalm - 313-343-2526; jlapalm@safebuilt.com  

*     Permit Technician - Deborah Nickles - 313-343-2526; dnickles@safebuilt.com