Building Departments in Livingston County, Michigan

There are 3 Building Departments in Livingston County, Michigan, serving a population of 186,946 people in an area of 566 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 62,315 people, and 1 Building Department per 188 square miles.

In Michigan, Livingston County is ranked 55th of 83 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 18th of 83 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Livingston County Building Departments

Find Livingston County, Michigan building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Brighton Township Building Department 4363 Buno Road Brighton, MI

Brighton Zoning 200 North 1st Street Brighton, MI

Livingston Planning Department 304 East Grand River Avenue Howell, MI

About the Livingston County Building Department

Building Departments in Livingston County, MI are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Livingston County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Livingston County, Michigan building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Livingston County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Livingston County, MI zoning laws and requirements

Livingston County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Livingston County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Livingston County Residential Housing Units
 Livingston CountyMichigan
Total Housing Units75,3874,568,200
Occupied Housing Units70,831 (94.0%)3,888,646 (85.1%)
Livingston County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Livingston CountyMichigan
Single-Family Detached Homes57,330 (80.9%)2,826,763 (72.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes3,685 (5.2%)186,578 (4.8%)
2 Apartments668 (0.9%)80,820 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments633 (0.9%)98,090 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments1,791 (2.5%)169,665 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments3,146 (4.4%)341,387 (8.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing3,578 (5.1%)185,343 (4.8%)
Livingston County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Livingston CountyMichigan
2014 or Later706 (1.0%)17,356 (0.4%)
2010 to 20131,032 (1.5%)42,861 (1.1%)
2000 to 200913,412 (18.9%)404,771 (10.4%)
1980 to 199926,587 (37.5%)914,674 (23.5%)
1960 to 197917,959 (25.4%)1,078,734 (27.7%)
1940 to 19596,020 (8.5%)880,991 (22.7%)
1939 or Earlier5,115 (7.2%)549,259 (14.1%)
Livingston County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Livingston CountyMichigan
1 Room343 (0.5%)38,129 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms3,070 (4.3%)312,432 (8.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms17,303 (24.4%)1,278,374 (32.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms24,056 (34.0%)1,333,206 (34.3%)
8 or More Rooms26,059 (36.8%)926,505 (23.8%)
Livingston County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Livingston CountyMichigan
No Bedroom357 (0.5%)42,885 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom2,686 (3.8%)327,680 (8.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms46,370 (65.5%)2,691,043 (69.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms21,418 (30.2%)827,038 (21.3%)
Livingston County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Livingston CountyMichigan
With Complete Plumbing Facilities70,688 (99.8%)3,875,375 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities70,673 (99.8%)3,859,095 (99.2%)