Mason County Michigan

Building Information

  
BUILDING PERMIT CHECKLIST:  What other permits are needed before getting a building permit?
 
INTRODUCTION TO 2015 ENERGY CODE (Chapter 11)
ENERGY EFFICIENCY WORKSHEET
POLE BUILDING GUIDELINES
GARAGE (ATTACHED OR DETACHED) AND UTILITY STRUCTURES
SINGLE WIDE and DOUBLE WIDE MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION
REMODELING PROJECT PERMIT GUIDELINES
STAIRS AND RAILING CONSTRUCTION GUIDE
*The examples above are a general outline for residential construction. Refer to the 2015 Michigan Residential Code Book and other resources for actual methods and code specifications as they apply to your specific project
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUIRED WITH BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION
1. BUILDING AND DECK STRUCTURAL CROSS SECTION PLAN 
Residential Deck Plan
Garage Plan
Pole Building Plan
House Plan
Covered Porch Plan
 
2. A HAND DRAWN FLOOR PLAN is required when applying for a building permit for a dwelling or an accessory building (excluding a deck)-- include a seperate drawing for each story and the basement.  Accessory buildings should show locations for overhead doors, windows, mandoors, seperate workshop rooms, stairs, landings, attic storage, bathrooms, etc.  Professionally drawn plans are always welcome. 
View typical floor plan examples here.
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