Building Inspectors

Randolph Miller, Building Inspector


314 S. State Street Hart, MI 49420
Phone 231-873-5355
Fax 231-873-7674



Some Fees increased as of January 14, 2016

2015 Michigan Residential Building Code becomes effective February 8, 2016

Permit Application Expiration – An application for a permit for any proposed work shall be deemed to have been abandoned 180 days after the date of filing unless such application has been pursued in good faith or a permit has been issued; except that the building official is authorized to grant one or more extensions of time for additional periods not exceeding 180 days each. The extension shall be requested in writing and justifiable cause demonstrated.

An issued permit will be cancelled when no inspection is requested and conducted within 180 days of the date of issuance or the date of a previous inspection. Two individual (no fee) extensions can be granted when requested in writing. Once the extensions are used a paid renewal will be required.  Cancelled permits cannot be refunded or reinstated.

Please be aware of new office hours for our inspectors.
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Newfield, Otto & Grant Townships have their own Inspectors

For all permits in Newfield & Otto Township, contact Duane Cruzan at (231) 224-3960

For Building Permits in Grant Township contact Ron DeBrot at (231) 893-6336. Oceana County issues the Electrical, Plumbing and Mechanical Permits for Grant Twp.


8:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M.
Closed from Noon – 1:00 P.M.
Every effort will be made to keep the office open in the afternoons from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


BUILDING OFFICIAL: Tues & Thurs 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  (cell ph: 231.742-0118 )
ELECTRICAL INSPECTOR: Tues & Thurs 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
(cell ph:
PLUMBING/MECHANICAL INSPECTOR: Tues & Thurs 8:00 A.M. – 10:00 A.M.
(cell ph: