City

Building Services Department

The Building Services Department,under Director Bradley A. Raymond, is responsible for the following services:

Issuing building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permits,
site plan review, zoning compliance, property maintenance complaints,
noxious weed complaints, setting Zoning Board of Appeals dates,
Planning Commission meetings, Historic Preservation Commission
meetings, Construction Board of Appeals, Property Maintenance
Board of Appeals and similar matters. Mr. Raymond is the
Building Inspector and Zoning Administrator.

Tecumseh Development Standards

This Department oversees all new construction and additions to existing buildings in the city, including industrial, commercial and residential properties.

The Department also ensures that all construction meets State of
Michigan Codes. Building Division inspectors review construction at
certain stages and at the conclusion of all projects to ensure compliance
with all the City's Building Codes and Construction Standards.

Other Useful Phone Numbers:

State of Michigan (Administration) ........................ (517) 241-9302
MISS DIG...........................................................1-800-482-7171
Consumers Energy (gas and electric)...................1-800-477-5050
Lenawee County Health Dept.................................(517) 264-5204
Midwest Energy Cooperative.................................1-800-492-5989
Midwest Energy Cooperative..................................(517) 263-1808

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Notice – City of Tecumseh

Effective October 22, 2012, The City of Tecumseh will no longer
issue burn permits for open burning of trees, logs, stumps, brush,
leaves and grass clippings. State of Michigan Public Act 451 of 1994
prohibits this type of open burning within 1400 feet of a City.

The City of Tecumseh will continue to issue permits for
campfires per our ordinance and in compliance with Public Act 451.

However, the current city ordinance that regulates this activity
is under review and will possibly change in the future.