Mason County Michigan

Mason County Building Department

Mason County Building Department

Zoning Dept (go to web page)
102 E. 5th Street
Scottville, MICHIGAN 49454
PHONE:  (231) 757-9345
FAX:  (231) 757-9253

Due to Executive Order No. 2020-21 issued by Governor Whitmer in regards to the COVID-19 virus, the Mason County Zoning and Building Office will be closed starting March 24. We will tentatively resume normal operations April 14.

During this time, new permit applications will NOT be processed. Inspections on existing permits will need to be scheduled with the appropriate inspector. You will need your permit number when scheduling an inspection.

Tom Fulker – Building Inspector – (231) 690-0847

Tom Story – Mechanical & Plumbing Inspector – (231) 730-6776

Tim Taylor – Electrical Inspector – (231) 920-1840

If you have a Zoning or Building Emergency, please call (231) 757-9272 ext. 314 and leave a message for Brady Selner.

Inspection Days 
Office Hours
Building Inspector- Building Official
cell (231) 690-0847
Ext. 315
M, W  9-10 am
Electrical Inspector
Tim Taylor
Ext. 317
M, W  9-10 am
Mechanical Inspector
 Tom Story
Ext. 316
M, W
M, W 9-10 am
Plumbing Inspector
 Tom Story
Ext. 316
M, W
M, W 9-10 am
Permit/Plan Review
Ext. 310
8:30 to 5:00 pm
C of O Questions Mary Sulak Ext. 312 T, Thurs 8:30 to 5:00 pm
Ext. 314
8:30 to 5:00 pm
General Information:
OFFICE HOURS:  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. M-F (closed for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00)
Building Permits are issued from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 to 4:15 p.m.  
Cash, check, and money orders are accepted.
For information on permit fees, please call (231) 757-9345.
OBTAINING PERMITS:  Building permit applications can be issued in the office at 102 E. 5th Street in Scottville or may be obtained by downloading a building permit application. Building permit applications handled through the mail require an additional $25 administrative fee Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permits can be downloaded and returned by mail (no fee) with an original signature or can be obtained at the office.  Permits cannot be faxed or completed on-line at this time.   
CITY OF LUDINGTON OR PERE MARQUETTE RESIDENT?:  This department handles Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permits for all of Mason County.  The Building Inspector for the City of Ludington can be reached at (231) 843-2956.  The Building Inspector for Pere Marquette Charter Township can be reached at (231) 845-1277.
What permits do I need before I can get a Building Permit? You will need 1) floor plan, 2) cross section/structural plan, and other items found on the  Building Permit Checklist