To help to protect the health, welfare, and safety of the citizens and visitors of Washtenaw County, the Washtenaw County Building Department provides inspections of commercial and residential structures to ensure compliance with the State Building Code. Some of the inspections listed may not be required - when in doubt, please call 734-222-3900 and check with the appropriate inspector before proceeding. Inspectors are in the office daily from 8 to 9 a.m. to answer questions. For more information, view the Scheduling Inspections page.
Note: It is unlawful to occupy a building before the final inspection is made and a Certificate of Occupancy is issued.
Find out what inspections are required for your building permit.
Washtenaw County Building Department enforces the 2014 NEC (National Electrical Code) with State Part 8 Amendments.
Washtenaw County Building Department enforces the 2015 Michigan Mechanical Code.
Washtenaw County Building Department enforces the 2015 Michigan Plumbing Code.