Houghton County Permits (Michigan)

Search for Houghton County, MI county permits. A county permit search can provide information on applying for a permit, permit requirements, building permits, land use permits, demolition permits, septic system permits, access permits, utility permits, special event permits, renovation permits, temporary event permits, reserving public property, looking up permits, checking if a permit is valid, fire code permits, certificates of zoning compliance, and water system permits.


The Houghton County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Houghton County permits. Clerks in Houghton County, Michigan may be responsible for filing and issuing county permits, including building permits, land use permits, access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These permits may be required for installing or repairing septic systems, demonstrating that a building meets fire codes and other building codes, demolition, repairs, renovations, and adjusting boundary lines. They may also be required for temporary events, reserving public property, or a number of land development uses. The Houghton County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for a Houghton County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Calumet Township Clerk Calumet MI 25880 Red Jacket Road 49913 906-337-2410

Houghton County Clerk Houghton MI 401 East Houghton Avenue 49931 906-482-1150

South Range Village Clerk South Range MI 45 Trimountain Ave 49963 906-482-8833


A Houghton County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning rules to ensure the construction of safe buildings. As part of their job, Building Departments in Houghton County, Michigan issue and file building permits. These county permits may be required for renovations, demolition, repairs, land development, and installing or repairing septic systems. Houghton County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Houghton County public records can be used to prove a building project has a valid permit or to look up building permit rules, apply for a permit, or see approved permits. Building Departments often provide online access to county permit information and records.

Houghton County Building Department Calumet MI 23661 Airpark Boulevard 49913 906-487-5933