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Building construction, zoning and code enforcement promotes and enforces general compliance with the laws and regulations that govern the planning, development, construction, operation, and demolition of structures. Our staff is comprised of Michigan State-certified code officials who provide a broad range of public services, including: compliance enforcement and complaint resolution; planning and design development, building construction permitting; trade licensing; and zoning administration or enforcement.
We encourage and support public safety by ensuring that all buildings, structures and related equipment are designed, constructed, installed and maintained in compliance with the standards of established building codes.


  • Building Construction - Code compliant planning, design, construction, and demolition of structures.
  • Property Maintenance - Code enforcement for safe operation of existing structures and occupancies.
  • Zoning - Zoning compliance and administration, including sign permits and fence permits.​

Enforcement Resources

Dangerous Buildings
City Code - Chapter 101

City Code - Chaper 55 Unified Development Code Section 5.26
Planning Services

Grading, Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control
City Code - Chapter 55 Unified Development Code Section 5.22
Systems Planning
734.794.6000 x 42592

Landscaping & Screening
City Code - Chapter 55 Unified Development Code  Section 5.20
Planning Services

City Code - Chapter 106

Off-Street Parking
City Code - Chapter 55 Unified Development Code  Section 5.19
Planning Services

City Code - Chapter 55 Unified Development Code  Section 5.24
Planning Services
734-794-6000 x 42654

Wetland Preservation
City Code - Chapter 55 Unified Development Code Section 5.23
Systems Planning
734.794.6000 x 43709

City Code - Chapter 55 Unified Development Code Section 5.10
Planning Services

​Construction and Building
301 E. Huron St.
Larcom City Hall
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Building Official
Glen A. Dempsey
734.794.6000 ext. 42660

Deputy Building Official
Mike Lemieux
734.794.6000 ext. 42674 

Deputy Building Official
Marc Howell
734.794.6000, ext. 42604 ​

Building and Rental Services Manager
Lisha Turner-Tolbert
734.794.6000 x42669

Construction Administrative Specialist: 734.794.6263​

For a dial by name directory call ​734.794.6000 then select Option 9