Community Development Director
5371 S. Saginaw St.
Grand Blanc, MI 48439
The Building Division encompasses the Building Official, Fire Code Official, Building and Trade Inspectors, Fire Inspectors, Administrative Staff and Code Enforcement. The division includes full-time and part-time employees as well as contract inspectors.
Duties of this division include the processing of applications for Building Permits, including the plumbing, electrical and mechanical trades; Fire Prevention and Education and Fire Inspections of commercial and industrial properties; and, Enforcement of the Michigan Building Code, Michigan Residential Code, International Fire Code and International Property Maintenance Code including processing of misdemeanor tickets and court appearances. This division also administers to the Building Board of Appeals and Township Board.
Planning & Zoning Division
The Planning Director, Planner, Zoning Administrator, Administrative Staff and Zoning Ordinance and Code Enforcement. The division includes full-time and part-time employees.
Duties of this division include the processing of applications for Site Plan Review, Subdivisions (plats), Special Land Uses, Rezonings, Requests for Variances and Zoning Compliance permits for sheds, fences etc. This division administers the Zoning and Subdivision Control Ordinances, including processing of misdemeanor tickets and court appearances. This division also administers to the Planning Commission including the Site Plan Review Committee, the Board of Zoning Appeals, and the Township Board.
Other components of the Community and Economic Development Department include:
- Synergistic consulting for Planning, Zoning and Building information;
- Assistance with the various mapping information provided in concert with our GIS;
- Special projects including property development through acquisition from the County Land Bank, Brownfield Redevelopment, new neighborhood or “pocket” parks, and Civic Uses such as public buildings or historical sites;
- Applying for grants and other funding for benefit of the neighborhoods and whole community;
- Rapid and “common-sense” approach to Code Enforcement and,
- Economic Development for our future