Code Enforcement Menu

Frankenlust Township Inspectors

 

Dick Sabias

Building Inspector

 

Frank Bryden Jr.

Electrical Inspector

 

Dell Bedford

Mechanical Inspector

Plumbing Inspector

 

Building Code Enforcement

To ensure quality development in our Township, the Building Department is responsible for issuing all building permits. Existing buildings and new construction are inspected. Building and zoning codes are enforced.

 

Building Permits

A building permit is required when any type of structural work is done on your home. This includes: additions; sheds over 200 sq. ft.; decks 30" or higher above grader; finishing interior attic or basement spaces. A building permit is NOT required: replacing same-size windows; adding or changing the exterior siding; replacing roof shingles as long as no sheeting needs to be replaced.

To obtain a building permit, the following information must be submitted to the Township Office: 1) Zoning Application; 2) Building Permit Application; 3) Four sets of construction plans for Commercial and one set for Residential. For inspections, call Dick Sabias, the Building Inspector, at 989-860-2219.

When a Building Permit is required, the following permits, and their fees, will be in addition to the Building Permit.

 

Contractor Registration

If a Contractor hasnít registered with Frankenlust Township, please bring a completed registration form into the Township Office.† A copy of the Contractorís license and driverís license is also required at the same time.

Electrical Department

 

Electrical Permit

An Electrical Permit is required when any electrical work is done other than replacing light fixtures and receptacles. For inspections, call Frank Bryden Jr., the Electrical Inspector, at 989-892-4746.

 

 Contractor Registration

If a Contractor hasnít registered with Frankenlust Township, please bring a completed registration form into the Township Office.† A copy of the Contractorís license, Masterís license and driverís license is also required at the same time.

Plumbing Department

 

Plumbing Permit

A Plumbing Permit is required when adding plumbing, installing underground plumbing, changing placement of fixtures or replacing water heaters. For inspections, call Dell Bedford, the Plumbing Inspector, at 989-272-5108.

 

 Contractor Registration

If a Contractor hasnít registered with Frankenlust Township, please bring a completed registration form into the Township Office.† A copy of the Contractorís license and driverís license is also required at the same time.

Mechanical Department

 

Mechanical Permit

A Mechanical Permit is required when replacing a furnace, bath & kitchen fans, dryer vents, factory-built chimneys, adding air conditioning, and installing a gas or wood burning stove. For inspections, call Dell Bedford, the Mechanical Inspector, at 989-272-5108.

 

Contractor Registration

If a Contractor hasnít registered with Frankenlust Township, please bring a completed registration form into the Township Office.† A copy of the Contractorís license and driverís license is also required at the same time.

Zoning Administrator††††† ††††††††††† †

 

The Zoning Administrator is the designated enforcement official for the Township's ordinances.† The Zoning Administrator's duties include investigating complaints of ordinance violations, contacting property owners where ordinance violations exist, requesting correction of the violations, reviewing all Zoning Permit Applications, and administratively reviewing certain Site Plans submitted to the Planning Commission.

Weed Commissioner

 

The Weed Commissioner observes township properties for noxious weeds and enforces the Frankenlust Township Weed Ordinance.† The State of Michigan has signed into law that Townships are able to oversee the properties that may have a noxious weed issues and require them to cut those weeds or have the weeds cut for them and the charges will be billed to the owners or placed on their winter tax bill.