Building Information

  Bud Randall, Building Inspector/Plan Reviewer
P.O. Box 188
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-8373

The Antrim County Construction Code Department retains all building, plumbing, electrical and mechanical permits. The department is open to the public from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. The Inspector will be available on those same days from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM to answer any questions you may have. Use the links below to view and/or download information on permit requirements, fee schedules for permits and building inspections, and checklists for code compliance for regular and accessory buildings.

Design Criteria for ALL of Antrim County
Ground Snow Load - 60 - all of Antrim Except counties listed below.

Ground Snow Load - 70 - Banks, Central Lake, Echo, Jordan and Warner

See Figure R301.2(5) MRC or MRC table R301.2(5)
Wind Speed - 90 mph.

Blower Door Test is required before C/O can be issued on New Residential Homes

All properties with water fronts must provide elevations.

All properties with water fronts must provide Flood Certification before back-fill inspections.

R105.1 Required. Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first make application to the Building official and obtain the required permit.

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Required Information on Submitted Plans1 document

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Building Application1 document

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2015 Residential Building Code1 document

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Building Requirements1 document

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Cross Section (Single Story and Additions Only)1 document

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Deck & Porch Plans1 document

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Deck Worksheet1 document

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Deck Examples1 document

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Garage Plans (One Story only)1 document

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Pole Building Handout - Under 12' Only1 document

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Truss Bracing1 document

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Roof Loading Data Sheet1 document

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Required Inspections for Construction1 document

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Mobile Home Handout1 document

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Mobile Anchorage1 document

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Plan Review Application - Residential1 document

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Plan Review Application -  Commercial1 document

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Where to Locate Smoke Dectors1 document

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Temporary Occupancy Application1 document

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Temporary Occupancy Requirements1 document

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