The Building Department issues all building permits within the limits of the City of Ypsilanti. It is important to secure a building permit to ensure that your project is structurally sound and complies with building and zoning codes.
The Building Department has 10 working days to review permit applications. Please allow the necessary time when scheduling your project.
A building permit is required for new construction, alterations, and structural changes to an existing building. If you are not sure if your project requires a building permit, please contact our office.
City Fee Schedule
All building department related fees can be found in the annual City Fee Schedule.