To print a Building Permit Application in PDF format you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Automated Inspection Hotline For Contractors - This brochure explains the required steps for online scheduling of a permit related inspection.
Apply for Permits Online For Contractors - This brochure explains the required steps for applying online for a permit.
Start the process by accessing the following websit: https://www.accessmygov.com/?uid=384
Click here for the Building Permit Application
Click here for the Residential Permit Checklist
Please note that Multi-Family (three or more dwelling units) Buildings are Commercial Buildings and you should consult the Commercial Building page for information
If you would like to appeal the decision of an Inspector or Plan Review Analyst, obtain a variance from a code requirement, or use an alternative method or material, you must file an appeal with the Building Board of Appeals.
Click this link Building Appeals [PDF] to get the application in PDF format. Print the appeals form, complete it, and submit the form including any required attachments along with the required fee (payable to "City of Lansing") to the Building Safety Office.