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Permit Applications And Inspections


Permit Applications and Fees


CONTRACTORS TRADE REGISTRATION
Registration required for all contractor types, including building, commercial, electrical, plumbing, mechanical and fencing.
Registration for the City of Riverview expires when your Michigan License expires. Registration fee includes administrative charges and handling fees. Driver's license, MI contractors license and 
general liability insurance is required per Riverview Ordinance Sec. 86-245

OPENING A NEW BUSINESS? LOOK HERE

HOMEOWNER AFFIDAVIT
Homeowner's applying for a permit must complete the homeowner's affidavit. After reading a section, indicate that the information is understood by initialing the line next to it.

BUILDING PERMIT                               Building Permit Fee Chart
RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $50.00 (SEE PERMIT FEE CHART)
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $60.00 (SEE PERMIT FEE CHART)
ALL PERMITS ADD ADMIN FEE: $20.00 PER PERMIT
INSPECTION DAYS:
TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9 AM - 12 PM
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 1 PM - 4 PM

PERMITS COME WITH ONLY 1 INSPECTION  
A FORM & FINAL INSPECTION REQUIRED FOR ALL CONCRETE WORK 

ELECTRICAL PERMIT APPLICATION
RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $50.00 + $20.00 ADMIN FEE
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $60.00 + $20.00 ADMIN
INSPECTION DAYS: TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9 AM - 11 AM
PERMITS COME WITH ONLY 1 INSPECTION  

MECHANICAL PERMIT APPLICATION
FEE CHANGES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2015
Note: Electrical reconnection fee is $50 for residential and $60 for commercial. The fee covers a furnace or A/C, or a furnace-A/C combination and is on the mechanical permit; do not submit an electrical permit unless there is a new or altered connection. Please note that rooftop, crawl space or hard to access areas are an additional $75
INSPECTION DAYS: TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9 AM - 12 PM

RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $50.00 + $20.00 ADMIN FEE
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $60.00 + $20.00 ADMIN
PERMITS COME WITH ONLY 1 INSPECTION  


PLUMBING_PERMIT_APPLICATION
RESIDENTIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $50.00
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $60.00
ALL PERMITS ADD ADMIN FEE: $20.00 PER PERMIT
PERMITS COME WITH ONLY 1 INSPECTION  
INSPECTION DAY: THURSDAY 8:30AM - 12PM 

ZONING PERMITS

FENCES:  

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 18, 2016 
A CERTIFIED SURVEY OR NEIGHBOR AGGREMENT(S) ARE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ISSUING  APPLICATION APPROVAL. MORTGAGE SURVEYS ARE NO LONGER VALID

RESIDENTIAL ZONING BASE PERMIT FEE $75.00 
POST HOLE INSPECTIONS REQUIRED $50.00 INSPECTION FEE 
COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL ZONING MINIMUM PERMIT FEE $75.00
ALL PERMITS ADD ADMIN FEE: $20.00 PER PERMIT
PERMITS COME WITH ONLY 1 INSPECTION  

Building & Planning 
14100 Civic Park Drive
Riverview, Michigan 48193-7600
Phone: 734-281-4242 Fax: 734-281-4247

David Scurto, Community Development Director dscurto@cityofriverview.com

Jennifer DuFore, Building & Zoning Administrator jdufore@cityofriverview.com

Adrienne Riddle, Building Clerk  ariddle@cityofriverview.com

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