Community Development

Lorinda Beneteau
 Lorinda S. Beneteau 
DPS Director
Drainage Grant Coordinator
(734) 676-4422 ext. 228
  The Department of Community Developement  is responsible for protecting the public health, safety and welfare of the Township regarding land use and construction in all new and existing structures. Are you thinking about remodeling the kitchen or bathroom? Are you thinking of finishing your basement or the room over the garage for the kids? Make sure you check with the Department of Public Services - Building Division for permit requirements at (734) 676-4422 ext. 226.
Tim Thompson                                                                                    
Building Inspector                                             
Office Hours: Call Cell Phone
Inspections: Monday & Wednesday after 4:30 p.m., Saturday - AM
Cell Phone: (734) 777-7149 

Tony C. Gray                                                       David Rutkowski, Electrical Inspector  
Ordinance Enforcement Officer                           Phone: 671-2221 Call between 7:00 pm & 9:00 pm only
(734) 676-4422 ext. 240                                      Inspections: Monday - Friday between 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm 

Lorrie J. Tyra-Zalewski                                         Charles Earl, Mechanical/Plumbing Inspector 
Permit Coordinator                                               Inspections: Tuesday & Thursday after 4:30 p.m.
Planning Commission and ZBA Secretary           Phone: (734) 676-4422 ext. 226                              
(734) 676-4422 ext. 226

Township Ordinances prohibit the storage of boats, trailers and recreational vehicles in  the front yard. The applicable Ordinances #285-3.3B (4B) and #285-3.3B (4A-1),  require that they be located in the side or rear yards. Please note: Waterfront  properties do not have a rear yard. They have a street front yard and a water front yard. Also, corner lots have 2 front yards. For more information we encourage residents to review the Municipal Code sections in question.