Building Department & Soil Erosion Sediment Control Office
Arenac County Building Department
Soil Erosion / Sedimentation Control Office
Phone: 989-846-9791 Fax: 989-846-9188
Winter Office Hours: (Jan 1-March 31) Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am-4:30pm Summer / Fall Office Hours: (Apr 1-Dec 31) Monday, 9am-Noon, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9am-4:30pm. * see any vacation schedule exceptions below:
OFFICE CLOSED: November 21-December 2, 2013. Inspectors will continue with inspection appointments made directly with them; please call cell phones listed at the bottom of this page for scheduling and have both permit number and address available. Thank you and sorry for any inconvenience.
Theresa Irving, Dept. Clerk
This department issues permits for residential & commercial construction for units within our jurisdiction according to the Stille-DeRossett Hale Single State Construction Code Act as well as all permits under the Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control Act.
Proposed Soil Erosion Ordinance: FINAL DRAFT.pdf
PLEASE REVIEW JURISDICTION LIST BELOW PRIOR TO MAKING APPLICATION WITH THIS OFFICE.
CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; ALL REGISTRATION FEES & PERMIT FEES MUST ACCOMPANY APPLICATIONS EITHER BY MAIL OR IN PERSON (check, cash or money order only-permits will not be issued until all requirements are met).
When calling to schedule for an inspection, please call the office and have your permit number, site location address and access instructions for the inspector; in certain instances the inspector will need interior access of the home and / or structure.
Use the links above to locate the specific information you may need. Since all projects are unique in nature please use this information as a guide to assist you in obtaining the required permits for your individual needs. If you have questions or require additional information please contact the department via phone, e-mail or in person. We are happy to assist you in the progress of your project; our inspectors are available at your convenience. You will find their individual phone numbers at the "Inspectors and Zoning Officials List" link above or listed at the bottom of this page.
In order to process your request any or all of the following information may be required.
- Tax identification number for the particular parcel where work is to be performed; this applies not only for building permits, but also for electrical, mechanical, plumbing & soil erosion. The number can be found either on a tax bill or by visiting the Equalization Department page of this website and select the link "Parcel Information-Property Assessments and Taxes”.
- Land Use / Zoning Approval from your planning commission / zoning administrator.
- Foundation drawings, floor plan and cross section detail drawings of any structure.
Copy of Septic / Water Well evaluation from the Central Michigan District Health Department if new construction, addition of bedrooms, replacement of mobile or modular homes.
Arenac County Building - Courthouse
120 N. Grove Street
P.O. Box 724
Standish, MI 48658
REVIEW JURISDICTION LIST ABOVE PRIOR TO CALLING:
BUILDING INSPECTOR / LARRY WATSON 989-312-0800
ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR / MARK THOMPSON 989-302-0572
MECHANICAL & PLUMBING INSPECTOR / LARRY DANTZER 989-965-3515
SOIL EROSION & SEDIMENTATION CONTROL AGENT / DALE ZYGIEL 989-654-8151
Office Phone: 989-846-9791