Important Notice Permit Fee Schedule Increases - EFFECTIVE 4/1/2023

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Permit Fees are increasing, effective April 1, 2023.  Click here for a summary of the new fee schedules.

Mold Info
All About Mold:  If you have mold or suspect you have mold, please click this link to go to the Michigan Dept. of Health & Human Services website for all kinds of information on mold; how to identify it, clean it, health concerns etc.
Home Preservation Partnership

Habitat For Humanity - Home Preservation Partnership.

A program to assist qualified homeowners w/exterior home maintenance/repairs and accessibility issues.  Click here for a detailed flyer and application.  Local contact person is Andrea Jonaitis - Phone: 231-727-6020 ext 205 or email:  ajonaitis@muskegonhabitat.org


Laketon Township has a building inspector, an electrical inspector and a plumbing/mechanical inspector.   

Each inspector can be contacted as noted below:

Building Inspector - Chris Hall

Monday thru Friday - The office is open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, however due to the nature of an inspectors duties, both office work and field work are required - therefore it is recommended to call the office before stopping in to the office to make sure Mr. Hall is not out in the field doing inspections.

Office phone:  231-744-2454  Cell phone:  231-578-1646            

E-mail:  buildinginspector@laketon.org


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


There will be times when regular inspectors are unavailable due to State of Michigan licensing/continuing educational requirements, vacation &/or illness; substitute inspectors may be used, if available.

Residential & Commercial Permits
Permits are required in Laketon Township as they are in all municipalities in the State of Michigan.  Posted below are permit applications for residential or commercial work that can be printed from your computer. The permit application forms below each contain the appropriate fee schedule for that work type.  Special Note: Commercial and residential work no longer have different forms or fee schedules! 

Permit Application Process:  Permit applications are accepted; in person at the Laketon Twp Hall, by mail to 2735 W. Giles Rd, Muskegon, MI  49445 or by email at vwest@laketon.org 

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

Use the forms below for permits STARTING April 1, 2023.

  • 4/1/2023 Building Permit Application   Use this application for new home construction or large remodel/addition projects or large commercial work/projects.  This form must be accompanied by other required documentation, site plans, construction drawings etc.  Please see the building permit checklist for a comprehensive list of documentation that may be required for your project.
  •  4/1/2023 Building Permit Application - Short Form  Use this application form for smaller commercial or residential projects such as roofing, siding, decking, small additions, sheds, pole barns/garages, misc. repairs etc.  This form must be submitted with the appropriate construction drawings and site plans as applicable.
  • Building Permit Checklist-- This checklist MUST accompany all applications for new home construction and any construction of new commercial structures.
  • Building Permit Information -- The document lists information and documentation that needs to accompany building permit applications for new home construction.
  • Property Sketch Form - You may use this sketch form with any permit application when a site plan is needed.


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This website is maintained in house, so if you do not see something you are looking for, please call the Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.