Building

Dave Friend

Building Inspector/Zoning Administrator

Email davefriend969@aol.com
Phone 734-693-4460
Hours at the Hall:
1st & 3rd Friday 9am-11am
2nd & 4th Friday 1pm-3pm.
If you wish to mail a permit:
Dave Friend P.O. Box E Ida, MI. 48140

 

For Building Permit Fees
Please call Dave direct at 734-693-4460

FAQ

Building permits are processed through the Milan Township Building Department. Dave, the Building Inspector can assist you in determining the types of permits needed, provide information on the applicable ordinances and codes governing the project you are commencing and provide inspections to ensure your construction is in compliance with township ordinances and state and federal codes.
Permits are available online (above), In Township Hall Vestibule or through Dave Friend.

Milan Township does require a permit for the installation of a fence through the Zoning Department, if it is greater than 6 feet in height.

It will typically take up to 3 working days to have your building permit processed.

Building Department Basics
Hours at Hall:
1st & 3rd Fridays 9-11am.
2nd & 4th Fridays 1-3pm.
For Building Permit Fees ~  Please call Dave direct at:
(734) 693-4460

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MILAN TOWNSHIP
BOARD OF REVIEW
The Milan Township Board of Review will meet Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. to
hold the organizational meeting to review the 2022 Assessment Roll and make any
corrections or additions as necessary. The meeting will be held at the Milan Township
Hall, 16444 Cone Rd., Milan, Michigan 48160. Appeals will not be held at this session.
The Board of Review will meet at the times and dates listed below to hear appeals by
property owners or their representative. The owner’s representative must present a
letter of authorization signed by the property owner in order to be heard. Appeals by
mail must be received no later than March 17, 2021 by 3:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2022: 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2022: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Additional dates and times may be added as necessary.
Appointments are requested. Please call Milan Township: 734-347-2238.
As required by P.A. 188 of Public Acts of 1975, the TENTATIVE ratio and
ESTIMATED multiplier determined by the Monroe County Equalization Department for
the Township of Milan are hereby listed below. This ratio and multiplier is subject to the
actions of the Assessing officer and the Board of Review and can be improved at their
discretion.
CLASS TENTATIVE RATIO TENTATIVE MULTIPLIER
AGRICULTURAL 48.45 1.0320
COMMERCIAL 49.25 1.0152
INDUSTRIAL 47.77 1.0467
RESIDENTIAL 46.26 1.0808
DEVELOPMENTAL N/A N/A
PERSONAL PROPERTY 50.00 1.0000
Phil Heath, Milan Township Supervisor
Publish: February 8, 15, 22, 2022 (734) 439-1707
American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice:
The Township will provide necessary, reasonable services to individuals with disabilities
at the Board of Review meetings upon seven (7) days prior notice. To make
arrangements, please contact Milan Township Clerk at
734-439-1707.

FAQ'S

How do I obtain a building permit?
Building permits are processed through the Milan Township Building Department. Dave, the Building Inspector can assist you in determining the types of permits needed, provide information on the applicable ordinances and codes governing the project you are commencing and provide inspections to ensure your construction is in compliance with township ordinances and state and federal codes.
Permits are available online (above), In Township Hall Vestibule or through Dave Friend.

Do I need a permit for a fence?
Milan Township does require a permit for the installation of a fence through the Zoning Department, if it is greater than 6 feet in height.

How long does it take to process a building permit?
It will typically take up to 3 working days to have your building permit processed.

What information is needed to apply for a building permit?
Dimensions of all necessary structures on the property
Dimensions of house and garage
Distance from the property line
Location of easements
Mortgage survey if possible
Completed application
Working drawings

How much is the building permit cost?
Fees for permits are based upon the square footage of the structure and the scope of working being done.

How deep do footings need to be for a deck?
State of Michigan requires a 42 inch footing.

What type of improvements require permits?
Additions to a home or a garage, central air, replacement of roof trusses or new plywood, enlargement of windows or doors, removal or relocation of a barring wall, siding, swimming pools, a new garage, shed, deck, or other accessory structures. Shed: (accessory structure)
Any structure 200 Sq. Ft. and under - does not require a building permit, but must follow zoning setback requirements.
Any structure 201 sq. ft. and over - does require a building permit. Accessory Structures:
No detached accessory building or structure shall be located closer than ten (10) feet to any other building or structure unless the accessory building or structure shall have rated fire walls as provided by the Michigan Construction Code.
Detached structures with rated fire walls may be located within three (3) feet of any other building or structure.
All detached accessory structures in any residential district shall be subject to the same dimensional requirements affecting the principal structure, however, such accessory structure may be placed not less than five (5) feet from any rear lot line or the rear yard portion of any side lot line; and shall not exceed fourteen (14) feet in height.
All accessory structures in non-residential districts shall be subject to the same standards and requirements as are required for all principal structures within such districts.
Packing or storage crates, parts or all of a semi-trailer, and similar converted structures shall not be used as accessory structures in any zoning district, except agricultural. Railroad cars shall not be used as accessory structures in any zoning district.

What type of improvements do not require permits?
Painting, installation of patio stones, second layer of shingles, siding, replacement windows, and dry wall ​

Fees for permits are based upon the square footage of the structure and the scope of working being done.

State of Michigan requires a 42 inch footing.

Additions to a home or a garage, central air, replacement of roof trusses or new plywood, enlargement of windows or doors, removal or relocation of a barring wall, siding, swimming pools, a new garage, shed, deck, or other accessory structures. Shed: (accessory structure)
Any structure 200 Sq. Ft. and under - does not require a building permit, but must follow zoning setback requirements.
Any structure 201 sq. ft. and over - does require a building permit. Accessory Structures:
No detached accessory building or structure shall be located closer than ten (10) feet to any other building or structure unless the accessory building or structure shall have rated fire walls as provided by the Michigan Construction Code.
Detached structures with rated fire walls may be located within three (3) feet of any other building or structure.

All detached accessory structures in any residential district shall be subject to the same dimensional requirements affecting the principal structure, however, such accessory structure may be placed not less than five (5) feet from any rear lot line or the rear yard portion of any side lot line; and shall not exceed fourteen (14) feet in height.
All accessory structures in non-residential districts shall be subject to the same standards and requirements as are required for all principal structures within such districts.
Packing or storage crates, parts or all of a semi-trailer, and similar converted structures shall not be used as accessory structures in any zoning district, except agricultural. Railroad cars shall not be used as accessory structures in any zoning district.

Painting, installation of patio stones, second layer of shingles, siding, replacement windows, and dry wall .

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