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Building and Safety

Department of Building and Safety Engineering
Leo Snage Public Services Building
12200 Beech Daly
Redford, MI 48239
Point-to-Point Driving Directions
building@redfordtwp.com

Lobby Hours:
Monday thru Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Please call 313-387-2680 to speak with the following inspectors:

Building Superintendent
Jeff Corbin
jcorbin@redfordtwp.com

Chief Building Inspector/Ordinance
Michael Williams
mwilliams@redfordtwp.com

Building Inspector/Ordinance
Bruce Marsalese
bmarsalese@redfordtwp.com​​​​​​​

Building Inspector/Ordinance
Matt Kaczor
mattk@redfordtwp.com

Plumbing Inspector/Ordinance
Tim Socha
tims@redfordtwp.com

Electrical Inspector/Ordinance
Jeff Johnson
jjohnson@redfordtwp.com

Mechanical Inspector
William Miller
building@redfordtwp.com

Ordinance Officer
Michele Glenn
mglenn@redfordtwp.com

Appointments with the inspectors may be scheduled by calling 313-387-2680.  Inspectors are in the office between 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 3:30-4:30 p.m.

After Hours Emergencies
Contact the Police Department
313-387-2551

Please Note: Because of the technical nature of many questions related to the building codes, it is virtually impossible to adequately answer questions through email. As a result of the technical nature of the department, all E-mail sent to this department must be limited to comments only. The department will not respond via e-mail to any questions which require a technical answer. All questions requiring a technical answer must be addressed directly to the inspector in person,  in writing or via the telephone.

Building & Safety

COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN - REDFORD TOWNSHIP STAFF

ENTERING PRIVATE HOMES OR BUSINESSES

Property Owner, Business Owner, Responsible Party or Tenants:

Your safety and the safety of our staff is our primary concern, therefore when it is necessary for Redford Township staff to enter a private home or business to perform work, inspect or conduct official business, our employees will adhere to the procedure and protocols listed below.

Redford Township employees will do the following:

  • Wear a face mask and gloves.
  • Stay six feet (6’) from any person in the home or business.
  • Only touch areas or items required to complete their assigned task.
  • Have required daily temperature checks and health screenings

We ask that all occupants/visitors of the homes and businesses to please wear a face mask and remain a minimum of 6’ away from our staff at all times during the visit.  Additionally, we ask that if any occupants/visitors are experiencing symptoms that they cancel the appointment before arrival.

Failure to follow the required safety precautions will result in the cancellation of requested services and may require additional rescheduling fees, if applicable.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.  We appreciate your assistance.  If you have any questions, please contact the following Redford Township departments:

  • Building Department  313-387-2680
  • Water & Sewer Department  313-387-2670

The Redford Township Department of Building and Safety Engineering is assigned the duty of monitoring new and construction which involves renovation of existing buildings within the township. It also is responsible for the sidewalk rehabilitation program, the rental unit inspection program and the enforcement of township ordinances.

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Permits/Applications

 

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About the Building and Safety Department

The Building and Safety Engineering Department is responsible for:

    Issuing building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits
    Performing required inspections
    Investigating violations of Township ordinances and blight complaints
    The sidewalk replacement program
    The rental home registration and inspection program

The staffing for this department includes 1 superintendent/plan reviewer, 3 full-time building/ordinance inspectors, 2 full-time ordinance officers, 1 electrical inspector, 1 plumbing inspector, 1mechanical inspector, 3 full-time clerical staff.