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Building Department

Salim Huerta City of Troy Building Official
Salim O. Huerta Int’l. Assoc. AIA         
                
Troy Building Official
Hours of Operation: 8 am - 4:30 pm | Monday – Friday.

PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO INSPECTIONS DONE ON JULY 5TH 2024 - ALL INSPECTION REQUESTS WILL BE SCHEDULED UPON OUR RETURN ON JULY 8TH

THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT IS PAPERLESS. ONLY ELECTRONIC APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Inspection Line phone number (248) 689 5744 accepts calls from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm 
BS&A Online Web accepts inspection requests from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Next Day Inspection Cut off Time is 3:00 pm for our general line 248.524.3344
Inspection requests made after 3:00 pm will be scheduled 48 hours following the inspection request

Please review the Certificate of Occupancy Rules HERE

NEW FEE SCHEDULE IN EFFECT 5/15/2024 - CAN BE VIEWED HERE

Online Services
Permits for Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Sewer, and Building (roofing, windows, siding, generators and fencing only) may be applied for online using BSAonline.com.
All other building permits must be submitted online via email. They can be sent to buildinginspection@troymi.gov in PDF format only.  
Attach a completed building permit application, project cost verification, and supplemental specifications in pdf format, to all online Building permit submittals.
Contact the Building Department for assistance with your online account. 

Construction Values for construction projects including all commercial buildings, houses, additions, finished basements, decks, garages, gazebos, sheds, etc. shall be calculated using the Building Valuation Data published biannually by the International Code Council (ICC), for which the Michigan construction codes are all based from.

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO)
A Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) request will only be considered between December 1 & May 1.  A TCO will require approval from the Building Department and an SESC, TCO Permit from the Engineering Department. 

The City of Troy Building Department strongly recommends that applicants check with the Home Owner’s Association (HOA) for all alterations that could require approval including but not limited to, Fences, Pools, Decks, Patios, Additions, New Construction, Generators, Windows, Siding and others that could apply.

Meet the Building Department 
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Mission
We serve the City of Troy community collaboratively through the application of the current Michigan Building Code, with the mission to protect the lives, safety and welfare of Troy residents and the general public to improve our resident’s quality of life and contribute to Troy’s economic development.

Vision
We value the worth, dignity and constitutional rights of all persons and the right to be treated equally with fairness and respect under the pure interpretation and application of the Federal, State and Municipal laws and derived codes and standards. We value a cordial and professional environment that promotes service, professional enrichment and ethical behavior towards the general public and among coworkers. We think of ourselves as public servants that have the sole vision and purpose of serving the public without personal interest or motives, to make decisions blind of prejudices. Code Officials must apply the code under the given State of Michigan ministerial duty and never under the ruling of frivolous and/or judgmental discretion.

The City of Troy Building Department staff must always defend and protect this vision and act upon the given obligations as stated under the City of Troy code of ethics, City of Troy Code and the City of Troy Charter. 

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