Permits

Permits and Applications

Permits are required for construction activities on properties within the city.  The applications are used to reduce potential hazards and unsafe construction practices.  Please contact the Department of Community Development to learn more about these services at (269) 329-4466.

FAQ’s for Permits Forms & Applications


  1. Commercial Permits
  2. Residential Permits
  3. Resources
Staff Contacts
Terry Novak
Deputy Director Building and Housing Services
Novakt@portagemi.gov
269-329-4467

Brady VanderVeen, Senior Building Inspector
vandervb@portagemi.gov
269-324-9281
Craig Hanosh, Building Inspector
hanoshc@portagemi.gov
269-329-4478
David Sliwa, Electrical Inspector
sliwad@portagemi.gov
269-329-4469
Gary Jensen, Plumbing Inspector
jenseng@portagemi.gov
269-329-4470
Scott Rogers, Mechanical Inspector
rogerss@portagemi.gov
269-329-4468
Daniel DeCamp, Permit Clerk
decampd@portagemi.gov
269-329-4466