BUILDING CODES serves as the point of intake/issuance for:

  • Residential trade permits (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)
  • Commercial trade permits (Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical)
  • Building Permits

CODE INFORMATION

Ionia County enforces the following State of Michigan Building Codes

  • Michigan Residential Code 2009
  • Michigan Building Code 2009
  • Michigan Electrical Code 2011 NEC plus Part 8
  • Michigan Plumbing Code 2012
  • Michigan Mechancial Code 2012

**The cities of Belding and Portland independently enforce all above noted codes. Effective January 11, 2010 the City of Ionia transferred administration and enforcement responsibilities of the building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical codes to Ionia County.

The Ionia County Board of Commissioners continues its relationship with Associated Government Services, Inc., (BUILDING INSPECTOR) which covers the aspects of:

  • Permit application review as well as submitted plan review
  • Responding to code [building, electrical, mechanical, plumbing] questions
  • Conducting inspections
  • Dealing with code enforcement issues
Building/Trade Permits, etc. (intake/processing/issuance)

Location:
Health and Human Services Building, 2nd Floor
175 E. Adams Street, Ionia, MI 48846
Phone: (616) 527-5374
Fax : (616) 527-0863

Building Inspector

Code Questions/Code Enforcement/Plan Review
(Building, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing)

Location:
Health and Human Services Building, 2nd Floor
175 E. Adams Street, Ionia, MI 48846
Phone: (616) 527-5374
Fax: (616) 527-0863

Jim Seibel – Building Inspector
Kelly Largent – Clerical
Jeannie Wolbers – Clerical

Inspection Request Line

Phone: (616) 527-5367

Addressing

Assigns and maintains street numbers

Addressing is handled by staff in the Ionia County Equalization Department

Location:
Garden Level – Courthouse
100 W. Main Street
Phone: (616)527-5376
Fax: (616)527-5323

Community Development

Location:
Health and Human Services Building, 2nd Floor
175 E. Adams Street
Ionia, MI 48846

Building/Trade Permits
Phone: (616) 527-5374
Fax: (616) 527-0863

BUILDING INSPECTOR
Phone: (616) 527-5374
Fax: (616) 527-0863

INSPECTION REQUEST LINE
Phone: (616) 527-5367

ADDRESSING
Location:
Garden Level – Courthouse
100 W. Main Street

Phone: (616)527-5376
Fax: (616)527-5323