Ottawa County Permits (Michigan)

Search for Ottawa 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 Ottawa County Clerk's Office maintains public records for a county, including vital documents like birth certificates and marriage licenses, as well as Ottawa County permits. Clerks in Ottawa 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 Ottawa County Clerk Office can provide information on how to apply for an Ottawa County permit or how to check if a permit is valid, and their permit information and records are usually available online.

Allendale Township Clerk Allendale MI 6676 Lake Michigan Drive 49401 616-895-6295

Ottawa County Clerk Hudsonville MI 3100 Port Sheldon Street 49426 616-662-3100

Ottawa County Clerk West Olive MI 12220 Fillmore Street 49460 616-994-4531

Ottawa County Clerk Holland MI 12251 James Street 49424 616-393-5600

Spring Lake Township Clerk Spring Lake MI 106 South Buchanan Street 49456 616-844-2101


A Ottawa County Town or City Hall provides municipal services for their community, which can include issuing and filing permits. These county permits may be required for a number of building projects, including renovations, demolitions, repairs, land development, and zoning compliance. In addition to building permits, Town and City Halls in Ottawa County, Michigan may also issue land use permits related to boundary lines, private roads, addresses, and water systems, as well as access permits, utility permits, and special event permits. These records can be used to prove that a project has a valid permit or to look up county permit rules, apply for a permit in Ottawa County, or see approved permits. Town and City Halls typically provide online access to their county permit records.

Grand Haven City Hall Grand Haven MI 519 Washington Avenue 49417 616-842-3210

Holland City Hall Holland MI 270 South River Avenue 49423 616-355-1300

Hudsonville City Hall Hudsonville MI 3275 Central Boulevard 49426 616-669-0200

Spring Lake City Hall Spring Lake MI 17290 Roosevelt Road 49456 616-842-5803

Zeeland City Hall Zeeland MI 21 South Elm Street 49464 616-772-0870


A Ottawa 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 Ottawa 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. Ottawa County permits can show if a building meets fire codes and other building codes, which may be called a certificate of zoning compliance. These Ottawa 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.

Grandville City Permits Georgetown MI 1913 Baldwin Street 49428 616-667-8803

Holland Permits Holland MI 270 South River Avenue 49423 616-355-1052

Holland Planning and Zoning Department Holland MI 270 South River Avenue 49423 616-355-1330

Holland Township Building Department Holland MI 353 120th Avenue 49424 616-395-0196

Ottawa County Permits Grand Haven MI 414 Washington Avenue 49417 616-846-8310

Zeeland Permits Zeeland MI 3333 96th Avenue 49464 616-748-3100

Zeeland Zoning Zeeland MI 21 South Elm Street 49464 616-772-0872