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Please use the New Business Packet located here. This checklist will assist you in obtaining your Certificate of Occupancy and Business License required to operate a business within the City of Taylor.
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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).
Applications and fee schedules can be found on City Forms. Completed applications are processed at the Municipal Building at 23555 Goddard Road. You can make payments with cash, check, or money order. If you mail the application and request paid permit/receipt be returned by mail, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE). Permits that are processed with no enclosed SASE will not be returned. No work can be started until a permit has been issued.
Applications and fee schedules are located here.
Fee schedules are listed here.
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]
The forms and the fee schedule are located here.
Yes, please complete and submit the rental registration form located here. Rental properties are regulated by Code of Ordinance Article V, Section 8-100 through 8-111.
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.
A building permit application that requires plan review must be submitted to the Building Department with 3-sets of plan drawings and a digital copy on a Flash Drive. Payment for your review is also due at the time they are submitted for review. Plans received without a digital copy and/or without payment will not undergo review until the digital copy and/or payment is received. *No Exceptions* 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.
The plan review fee schedule is listed in the city form center under the building permit fee schedule located here.
All building/zoning permit applications received through the Building Department are subject to a Zoning Review Fee (ZRF). (eff. 7-12-10) 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 - $50 - Commercial Fee Amounts Based on project under 1/2 acre - $125 - Based on project 1/2 to 1 acre - $150 - Based on project 1 acre to 5 acres - $250 - Based on project over 5 acres - $500
* Fees do not apply to the removal and replacement of roofing, siding windows or concrete permits.
All Zoning Review Fees are non-refundable.