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. The inspectors can be contacted as noted below:
Building Inspector - Chris Hall
Laketon Township Office Hours:
Mondays - varied in the morning then 12pm to 2pm
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 8am to 10am and 12pm to 2pm
Wednesdays 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 - Tim Chorny
Mr. Chorny does not maintain any office hours, but can be reached by cell phone at 231-557-3097 to schedule any needed inspections. You can also text Mr. Chorny at this number with your message/inspection request and he will text you back.
Mechanical/Plumbing Inspector - Muskegon Charter Township
Laketon Township has a cooperative agreement with Muskegon Charter Township for mechanical and plumbing inspections. The inspector at this time is Jim Hoppus, he does not maintain office hours at Laketon Township. He is available to do inspections on an as needed basis and scheduling is done through Muskegon Charter Township.
Please call 231-777-2555 ext. 1127 at least 24 hours in advance to schedule any needed inspections. You can also contact Mr. Hoppus via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you will be performing work on commercial properties/buildings, please call Laketon Township Offices 231-744-2454 for the correct application forms. Thank you.
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 Application - short form (40 KB) -- Use this application form for smaller residential projects such as roofing, siding, decking, small additions, sheds, pole barns/garages, misc. repairs etc.
- Building Permit Information (37 KB) -- The document lists information and documentation that needs to accompany building permit applications for new home construction.