27400 Southfield Road Lathrup Village, MI 48076
(248) 557-2600

Building Department

Building Department

The building department is committed to maintaining the Lathrup Village adopted plans, codes, ordinances, and standards that preserve the quality of life and safety of Lathrup Village residents.  The Building & Ordinance Department is in the main level of LV City Hall. The staff of the Building & Ordinance Departments work courteously to make sure that the goals of the village are maintained for an appealing and safe walkable residential neighborhood and a sustainable commercial area. The Building Department issues permits and inspects all new construction, alterations, additions to existing structures, and commercial building changes in occupancy. The Building Department also inspects all businesses located within the City.

For information about zoning, visit the Community & Economic Development Zoning page.

Point & Pay
Contractors and home owners are able to make application and pay for Building Department permits from their computer, tablet or cell phone! Users can activate a user account to access many features.  The website is: https://bsaonline.com/?uid=1649 

Contact to schedule inspections
Building and Inspections
Kelda London, Assistant - Government Operations
27400 Southfield Rd.
Lathrup Village, MI 48076
Ph: (248) 557-2600 ext. 237
Fax: (248) 557-2602
Schedule Inspections via Email: building@lathrupvillage.org or KLondon@lathrupvillage.org
or visit: www.bsaonline.com


Jim Wright, Building Official
(248) 557-2600, ext. 243
Days Available - Wednesday (noon to 4 pm); Friday (9 am to 4 pm)

Paul Cronk, Electrical Inspector
Days Available - Tuesday and Thursday mornings

Charlie Ford, Mechanical Inspector 
Days Available - Tuesday and Thursday mornings


George Beattie, Plumbing Inspector
Days Available - Tuesday and Thursday mornings

Extra Cement Permit
Inspections can be scheduled during the City's regular business hours with 24-hour advanced notice.

Building Codes
Building codes are adopted as laws or ordinances by governmental bodies such as states, counties, townships, and cites. The Building Code is a collection of requirements which pertain to specific subjects which regulate specific practices (such as designing, constructing, or remodeling buildings). 

Whether the code pertains to construction, property maintenance, fire prevention, electrical, or plumbing - all codes have the same purpose: To protect the public health, safety, and welfare by requiring safe construction. 

Currently the City of Lathrup Village enforces the following Building Codes: 

  • 2015 Michigan Residential Code
  • 2015 Michigan Building Code
  • 2015 Michigan Mechanical Code
  • 2015 Michigan Plumbing Code   
  • 2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code   
  • 2015 Michigan Energy Code
  • 2017 National Electrical Code
  • 2018 International Property Maintenance Code