Building Inspection

Building Inspection is responsible for issuing permits for commercial and residential construction projects, performing related electrical, structural and plumbing inspections and enforcing compliance with local ordinance as they apply to these functions.

Any other questions can be directed to the Building Department at 248-246-3210. Specific Code questions may be addressed to an Inspector, Monday through Friday, 8-9 a.m. or 3:30- 4:30 p.m. Ordinance questions may be asked of a Code Enforcement Officer at the same number, during the same hours.

Online Permits and Inspections
NEW! Visit for online permitting and inspection requests. Create an account to apply for permits, pay fees, and schedule inspections.  To request a PIN to link to the City of Royal Oak, contact us at 248-246-3210 between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:30 pm.

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