Permits & Inspections

Submitting Permits

Electrical, plumbing, mechanical and roofing permits can be completed and submitted on-line by homeowners and licensed contractors. Permits can also be mailed into the Office of Building but can NOT be faxed in for processing.

The following permits cannot be obtained online: a building permit to perform any structural changes, i.e. decks, sheds, additions, pools, etc. A review has to be conducted on these types of new construction projects therefore they CANNOT be obtained online. 
 
At this time all other forms & permits must be printed and submitted to:

City of Sterling Heights
Office of Building 
40555 Utica Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48313

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  1. Permit Applications
  2. On-Line Permits 
  3. Schedule Inspections
  4. How To Brochures