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In general, exterior work, fence, siding, windows, roofing, and concrete require a permit. Any interior work that requires a structural change will require a permit. Interior cosmetic work does not require a permit (i.e. painting, replacing tile, carpeting).
A change in owners, tenants, or use in commercial buildings requires a new Certificate of Occupancy.
Certificates required. No building or structure, or part thereof, which is hereafter erected or altered, shall be occupied or used or the same caused to be done, unless and until a certificate of occupancy has been issued for such building or structure. Any change of ownership shall require a certificate of occupancy. [Zoning Ordinance, Sec 25.06]
Rental properties are regulated by Code of Ordinance Article V, Section 8-100 through 8-111.
Rental Property Registration Form
The electrical, mechanical and plumbing inspectors are in the office:Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m
Please contact the Building Department at 734-287-6550 if you need an appointment outside of the listed office hours.
Plans undergo review for approximately two weeks. The size and complexity of the project and completeness of the document submitted may alter this time frame. Plan reviews are done on a first in, first out basis.
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A zoning review is performed to determine if the project you are proposing meets the requirements of the City of Taylor Zoning Ordinance. The fee is collected at the time the permit is dropped off at the Building Department. Zoning review fees are non-refundable.
The ZRF does not include plan review fees and/or permit fees. Applications submitted to the Building Department that are subject to a zoning review will not be reviewed until the ZRF has been paid.
Permits exempt from a Zoning Review: removal and replacement of existing roofing, siding, windows or concrete.
Residential Fee Amounts Residential - $25
Commercial Fee Amounts Based on project under 1/2 acre - $25Based on project 1/2 to 1 acre - $50Based on project 1 acre to 5 acres - $100Based on project over 5 acres - $175