The Department of Building and Structural Safety issues all construction related permits and oversees all new building projects as well as all demolition in the city. Our mission is to effectively administer the State of Michigan building codes and local ordinances to ensure public health, safety, and welfare.

We will endeavor to provide professional services to our customers that will encourage the selection of Inkster as the preferred location to live, work, and invest - while striving to preserve and promote the quality of life in our neighborhoods, and a diverse vitality in our business community.

Permit Applications

Permit applications are located in the Forms and Permits section of our website.
  1. Homeowner Permits

    Michigan state law allows homeowners to obtain permits to work on their own homes. It is against the law for contractors to perform work under permits obtained by homeowners.

  2. New Building Department Fees

    View the new building department fees of Inkster.