Waterloo Township

Building & Zoning

Building Department

General Information

Building/ Trade Permit- Clerk Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9AM -1PM,  Wednesday 1PM-5PM, closed Fridays

Trade and Building applications are located on main page under the blue Icon called  “Forms, Ordinances and Resolutions”




Relating to Land Use Development and Building Permit
  • The fee for Building, Electrical and Mechanical Permit Applications is $30.00, 
  • The fee for Trade Inspections are $70.00 /per inspection
  • The fee for re-inspection is $65.00
  • The fee for Zoning Permit Applications is $50.00
  • Application FEE for all permits is $30
  • Inspections are $70 each
Policy & Procedures for Expiring Permits
  • When a permit expires, a call is made to the permit holder reminding them their permit is still open and needs to be completed within the next month if possible.  If there is no response from the initial phone call, a letter is sent to the permit holder explaining the situation and asking them to contact the Building Department to update them on the project.  If the project is not finished within the month, the permit holder is asked to renew the permit for another year.
  • If no progress has been made on the project, the Building Inspector makes a commendation if the permit should be cancelled or not.
  • This policy applies to all permits, including plumbing, mechanical, electrical and building. A copy of this policy will accompany all correspondence.
  • A record of all expired permits are kept in an excel spreadsheet listing all contact including dates and responses.
Policy & Procedures for Expiring Temporary Certificate of Occupancy
  • A letter will be sent when a temporary permit expires requesting that a final inspection must be made, and approved, or written notice sent to the building department with request for a 30 day extension. A copy of this policy will accompany all correspondence.
Policy concerning Occupying without Final Approval
  • A letter will be sent stating they are illegally occupying the structure. They will be given 10 days to either final the project or to vacate the structure. At the end of 10 days if no action has been taken, a citation through the Zoning Enforcement Office is to be issued. A copy of this policy will accompany all correspondence.
  • This policy was approved at a regular board meeting held at the Waterloo Township Hall located on Mt. Hope Rd. , Munith, Michigan , on September 24, 2019.


  • Inspection work days:  Monday -Thursday
  • Inspectors have 72 Hours to answer an inspection request

Building & Permit Clerk

Missy Hess


Phone: 517-596-8200


Building & Zoning Inspector

Rohn Trip




Plumbing & Mechanical Inspector

Tim Basore


Phone: 517-623-6257

Electrical Inspector

Matt Wood


Phone: 517-206-2070

Waterloo Township Fee Schedule: Effective June 1, 2023

Approved 2022 Relating to Land Use Development, Building , Trades, Zoning, FOIA
Zoning Compliance Permits $50.00 
Zoning Amendment (Rezoning) $450.00 
Appeal to Zoning Board of Appeals $350.00 
 Special Land Uses-goes to Planning Commission & ZBA (use Zoning App form and check special land use box)Regular Meeting$150.00Plus any incurred cost (meets Jan & July 3rd Tuesday Only)
Special Land Uses VARIANCES goes to ZBA only (use Zoning App form and check special land use box)Regular Meeting$150.00Plus any incurred cost (meets Jan & July 3rd Tuesday Only)
 Special Meeting$350.00Pus any incurred cost (Covers cost ofBoard Members salaries per Diem)
Private Road Permit $50.00 
Zoning MapsPaper$5.00 
Zoning Ordinance BookDisc$2.00 
Zoning Application Plan Review $50.00 and $20.00 per hour after the first 
Building Permit Application FeeApplication$30.00 
 Each Inspection$70.00 
 Re-inspection Fee$65.00 
Plumbing Application Permit FeeApplication$30.00 
 Each Inspection$70.00 
 Re-inspection Fee$65.00 
Electrical application  Permit FeeApplication$30.00 
 Each Inspection$70.00 
 Re-inspection Fee$65.00 
Mechanical Permit FeesApplication$30.00 
 Each Inspection$70.00 
 Re-inspection Fee$65.00 
Renewal Fees for EXPIRED PermitsBuilding and Trades$70.00 per Permit 
Demolition’s $70.00 per inspection and application fee of $30.00 
Code Inspections $70.00 per inspection 
Land Division Applications $150.00 Parent Parcel/ $40.00 per each Child Parcel 
Assessed Fee Penalties/Fines Will occur double the standard cost   
Copying and Faxing (no charge to taxpayer for township documents)Faxing$5.00 
 Copying in office$0.25 
Freedom of Information Request FeesF.O.I.A.Per Requirement of F.O.I.A 
DuplicationsCopies per page$0.25 
 Computer Disks$1.00 
 Mailing Envelopes each Small$0.25 
 Mailing Envelopes each Large$1.00 
 Hourly Wage $15.00 
Electronic File (Tax) $50.00 
DepositExceeding$50.00Good Faith Deposit of 1/2 of Total Anticipated Charges shall be required


Office Hours: Mondays 9:00am – 12:00pm or by appointment