January 31, 2020 - An important memo has been mailed out out regarding inspections/permit fees for WHOLE HOUSE GENERATOR/TRANSFER SWITCH installs. 

This memo has been sent to all ACTIVE electrical contractors in our system.  If you did not receive the memo or are new to working in Laketon Township - the memo is available below. 

Please CLICK HERE to read the memo and pay the appropriate permit fees.

Thank You.

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. 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            

E-mail:  buildinginspector@laketon.org

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.

Commercial Permits
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

Residential 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 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.



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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.