Online Permit Applications & Information
Apply for a permit, pay permit fees and find permit information for a property.
Requirements & a sequence of events for residential projects.
Requirements & a sequence of events for commercial projects.
For voided permits, expired permits, or permits taken over by a different person.
Plan Review Fees
Fees for various building projects such as new builds, remodels and demolitions.
Certificates of Occupancy
Requirements & applications for obtaining a temporary or full Certificate of Occupancy.
Permit applications for commercial & residential projects.
Want a quick rundown of what you’ll need for your project? We’ve got you covered.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long is a permit valid for?
A permit stays valid as long as work is progressing and inspections are conducted. A permit will become invalid if the authorized work is not started within six months after the permit was issued, or if the authorized work is suspended or abandoned for a period of six months. Cancelled permits won’t be refunded or reinstated.
Who can pick up building permits?
|Individual Picking Up||Requirements|
|Contractor/Builder or Designees||Identification for anyone; plus a Notarized letter from the contractor to allow designees pick up privileges (this could include the homeowner)|
|Homeowner||Identification for anyone|
|Agent of Homeowner||Identification for anyone; plus a letter from the homeowner allowing agent pick up privileges|
There are no restrictions for who can pick up commercial building permits. Permits can be released to anyone as long as identification is provided.
Who can sign permit applications?
|Application Type||Who May Sign The Application||What’s Needed|
|Residential & Commercial
Electrical, Plumbing & Mechanical Permit Applications
|Requires original signature of the license holder||Current registration with the Livingston County Building Department|
|Residential Building Permit Applications
Water Tap Plumbing Permit Applications
Sewer Tap Plumbing Permit Applications
|Contractor or designee||Letter of designation specifying who may sign is needed. A notary seal is necessary|
|Commercial Building Permit Applications||Anyone (no restrictions)||Identification|
|Residential Building, Electrical,
Plumbing & Mechanical Permit Applications
|Homeowner or agent of homeowner||Identification or a letter from the homeowner giving the agent signature authority is required, as well as the agent’s personal identification|