Laketon Township has a building inspector, an electrical inspector and a plumbing/mechanical inspector. Through a cooperative agreement/contract Building Inspector Chris Hall also inspects for Fruitland Township.
Each inspector can be contacted as noted below:
Building Inspector - Chris Hall
Laketon Township Office Hours as follows: (although certain situations may cause them to vary from time to time)
Mondays - 12pm to 2pm
Tuesdays thru Fridays - 8am to 10am and 12pm to 2pm
Office phone: 231-744-2454 Cell phone: 231-578-1646
Due to the nature of the inspectors duties, these times are approximate and may vary slightly from time to time as needed.
Electrical Inspector - Jeff Johnson
Mr. Johnson does not maintain office hours at Laketon Township Hall. He can be reached by cell phone at 231-329-4465 to schedule any needed inspections.
Mechanical/Plumbing Inspector - Jim Hoppus
Mr. Hoppus, he does not maintain office hours at Laketon Township Hall. He can be reached by cell phone at 231-780-7414 to schedule any needed inspections
Substitute inspectors may be used from time to time when the regular inspectors are unavailable due to continuing education classes, vacation or illness etc.
If you will be performing building, electrical, mechanical or plumbing work on commercial properties/buildings, please use the forms below. Thank you.
Address Request form for Undeveloped Properties
Commercial Building Permit Application
Commercial Electrical Permit Application
Commercial Mechanical Permit Application
Commercial Plumbing Permit Application
Permits are required in Laketon Township as they are in all municipalities in the State of Michigan. Posted below are permit applications for residential work that can be printed from your computer. The permit application will also contain a fee schedule.
Contractors - please be aware that you are required to register your license with Laketon Township in order to obtain permits for work on residential properties. There is a registration form posted below. If you have any questions relating to permits, please feel free to contact the Township Hall. 231-744-2454
- Building Permit Information -- The document lists information and documentation that needs to accompany building permit applications for new home construction.
- Contractor Registration Form - Use this form to register your contractor license - remit to Laketon Township with the $15 fee and a copy of your license & proof of liability insurance and worker's comp if carried.