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Big Rapids Township Forms, Permits & Publications

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Building Department


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Zoning Clearance
New Address Applications
Building/Signs Permit
Electrical Permit
Mechanical Permit
Plumbing Permit
Affidavit of Gas Line Test
Insulation Installation Affidavit
Michigan Energy Code
Sewer Permit Application (Municipal Sewer)
Water Connection Application
Contractor Registration Form
Demolition Permit
Permit Transfer Affidavit

Building Information Forms

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Building Information Pack
Building Homeowner Permit Affidavit
Emergency Escape & Rescue Window Wells
Electrical Permit Guideline
Temporary Service Pole
Soil Erosion Information
Residential Frame Built
Mechanical Permit Guidelines
Residential Garages
Mobile Home Concrete Pad Requirements
Mobile Home Worksheet
Permanent Service Pole
Plumbing Permit Guidelines
Residential Pole Barn
Residential Stairways & Handrails
Residential Deck Specifications
General Requirements for Residential Decks
Temporary Occupancy Requirements


Important Notice
OUT OF STATE Engineers and Architects working on commercial buildings in Big Rapids Township:

Big Rapids Township enforces the following State construction codes:

2015 Michigan Residential Code

2015 Michigan Building Code

2015 Michigan Mechanical Code

2015 Michigan Plumbing Code

2017 NEC Electric Code w/Michigan Part 8 Electrical Rules

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Budget Information


Audit Information


2019-2024 Capital Improvement Plan


14212 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

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