Building, Planning & Zoning

Responsibility for the oversight of this department is assigned to the Charlotte Fire Department, the city’s building official.   This office administers building regulations, as well as planning.

Department staff addresses Planning, Ordinance Enforcement including Construction Codes and Property Maintenance Code.

Most building permits require zoning approval prior to being issued. For all zoning information contact the community development director Bryan Myrkle at 517-543-8853.

For information regarding any of the functions, permits, inspections or processes, please contact the Charlotte Fire Department at 517-543-8830 or 517-543-0241. The Charlotte Fire Department is staffed 24/7 and is available to do inspections after normal business hours and on weekends. The office is located on the main floor of the City of Charlotte Municipal Building, 111 E. Lawrence Ave., Charlotte, MI 48813.


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