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Inspection Call Numbers

Building Department 24-Hour Inspection Hotline: 248.689.5744
Inspections have to be called in by 4:30 pm the day before the requested inspection date. You must call the inspection line to request the inspection. See the contact list for the name and phone number of the inspector(s).

  • A 2-hour inspection window can be given on the day of the inspection.
  • To schedule a time to meet the inspector, call the inspector between 8:00 am and 8:30 am the day of the inspection.
Sidewalk and Approach Inspections: Department of Public Works, 248.524.3392

  • Inspections need to be called in by 4:15 pm the day before the requested inspection date as same-day inspections are not performed.
  • Exact appointment times will not be provided. Appointments are either scheduled in a morning or afternoon time block. Available time blocks are 8 am - 12 pm or 12 pm to 3 pm.
  • If the appointment needs to be canceled for any reason, such as inclement weather, please call as soon as possible to avoid a re-inspection fee.
  • Appointments can be scheduled online 

Final Grade Inspections: 248.524.3383
  • Questions: George Ballard, Land Surveyor w/Engineering Dept. 248.524.3594

Final Site Compliance Inspection (Commercial Projects): 
Fill out application online, print and fax to 248.524.3382.


Inspection conducted by the Planning Department Staff: 248.524.3364

Fire Department Inspections/ Fire Prevention Division: 248.524.3419

  • 48-hour notice required for all inspections (Hydrostatic Test, Fire Alarm, Underground Flush, Hydrant Flow Test, Final C of O)

Office Hours for the Inspectors
Inspectors are available (in the office) between 8 - 8:30am. Feel free to call them on their cell phones when needed. See contact list for inspector names and phone 

Dana Self SAFEbuilt Chief Bldg. Official
Tommaso Caporuscio Deputy Bldg. Official
John Girard Building Inspector
Bill Hyder Electrical Inspector
Mark Booth Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector
Chris Loveless Building Inspector
Megan Mark Permit Technician
Al LaBar Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector
  • Direct: 248.524.3356
  • Cell: 313.969.5616
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