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Building and Trades Department

Members of the City's Building and Trades staff are directed in their work by the Building Code, Chapter 9 of the Code of Ordinances. The general purpose of this chapter is to protect public health, safety and the general welfare of the people of the City as it relates to building, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, fire and related aspects of the Code. Building and Trades staff also provides support to the work of the Building Board of Appeals (BBA).


What's New:

As of January 1, 2016 all payments for permits can only be accepted at issuance of the permit. Payments cannot be accepted at time of application. 

How to Reach Us:

Community Planning & Development Department
City of Kalamazoo
415 Stockbridge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49001
(269)337-8026

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