The Construction Division is responsible for performing inspections of construction activities in order to ensure construction projects meet approved plans, and are in compliance with building codes and standards. The six Trade teams are Boilers, Buildings, Electrical, Elevators, Mechanical, and Plumbing.

The Construction  Division also inspects private demolition work, installation of signs and awnings, and processes insurance escrow accounts for fire repair. The construction Division investigates complaints related to construction activities, permits and issues certificates of acceptance and also certificates of occupancy on new construction projects and developments.

General Customer Services : (313) 224-3202
Construction Division Email: BSEED-Construction@detroitmi.gov

Trade Licensing & Testing:  Engineering /Boiler(313) 224-3184 -or- Elevators (313)224-9401
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Coleman A.Young Municipal Center , Suite 408

Chief of Construction: Glenn A. Davis
Phone: (313) 224-9102
Email: davisgl@detroitmi.gov

Deputy Chief of Construction : Robert DeBerardino
Phone: (313) 628-2457
Email: DeberardinoR@detroitmi.gov

Office Management Assistant : Glenn Kersey
Phone: (313) 224-3201
Email: KerseyG@detroitm.gov

Construction FAQs
Construction Online
Construction Fees
Request for Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) Form

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