Our top-notch Building Department has an opening for a Building Inspector/Plan Reviewer. This position is responsible for inspection of new and existing residential structures for compliance with building code requirements. Customer service is a key aspect of this position, as the Building Inspector/Plan Reviewer provides information and advice to property owners and contractors, and seeks voluntary compliance where standards are not met.

The position is a full time, non union position with starting pay of $32.98/hour, with eligibility for annual step pay increases according to the established wage scale. And the benefits! Several BCBSM medical, pharmacy, vision and dental to choose from. HSA/FSA. Optional HSA with employer match. Retirement plans include a 401a with up to 8% employer match, and/or an optional Voluntary 457 Deferred Compensation plan. STD/LTD/Life/AD&D. 13 holidays and PTO with rollover. Tuition reimbursement. EAP. Up to $600.00 in health and wellness incentives and so much more.

And then there’s the tiny fact that Livingston County has been named a Detroit Free Press Top Workplace in 2022 and 2023 (and we have our eyes firmly set on 2024!). The Building Department’s employees have consistently rated their department as one of the top in job and workplace satisfaction. Don’t miss this opportunity to check us out!

County Communications
Allison Nalepa

Allison Nalepa
Communications Manager



(517) 294-2776


Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Closed County Holidays


304 E. Grand River Ave.
Howell, MI 48843