Construction Code

bldg_official Mark Haynes, Building Official
203 E. Cayuga St.
PO Box 188
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: 231-533-8373
Fax: 231-533-6041
Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday

Attention:   With the renovations to the exterior of the County Building to start July 10.  All inspectors are working office site – please call 231-533-8373 if you wish to talk directly to them.

Mission Statement:
To provide positive, helpful, and knowledgeable customer service regarding the minimum requirements to safeguard the Public Safety, Health, and General Welfare.”

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. Use the links 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.

See below for now On Line Permitting for Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing only at this time. 

February 8, 2016 - New Residential Code 2015 begins.

Design Criteria for ALL of Antrim County

Ground Snow Load - 60 - all of Antrim Except townships 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.

All properties with water fronts must provide elevations.
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.