Building Departments in Shiawassee County, Michigan

There are 3 Building Departments in Shiawassee County, Michigan, serving a population of 68,617 people in an area of 531 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 22,872 people, and 1 Building Department per 176 square miles.

In Michigan, Shiawassee County is ranked 20th of 83 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 17th of 83 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Shiawassee County Building Departments

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


Morrice Zoning 401 Main Street Morrice, MI

Owosso Zoning 2998 West M 21 Owosso, MI

Shiawassee Building Department, Planning, Zoning and Permits 201 North Shiawassee Street Corunna, MI

About the Shiawassee County Building Department

Building Departments in Shiawassee 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 Shiawassee 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:
  • Shiawassee County, Michigan building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Shiawassee County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Shiawassee County, MI zoning laws and requirements

Shiawassee County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Shiawassee County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, 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.

Shiawassee County Residential Housing Units
 Shiawassee CountyMichigan
Total Housing Units30,2404,568,200
Occupied Housing Units27,623 (91.3%)3,888,646 (85.1%)
Shiawassee County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Shiawassee CountyMichigan
Single-Family Detached Homes22,703 (82.2%)2,826,763 (72.7%)
Single-Family Attached Homes248 (0.9%)186,578 (4.8%)
2 Apartments635 (2.3%)80,820 (2.1%)
3 or 4 Apartments719 (2.6%)98,090 (2.5%)
5 to 9 Apartments600 (2.2%)169,665 (4.4%)
10 or More Apartments1,364 (4.9%)341,387 (8.8%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing1,354 (4.9%)185,343 (4.8%)
Shiawassee County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Shiawassee CountyMichigan
2014 or Later56 (0.2%)17,356 (0.4%)
2010 to 2013137 (0.5%)42,861 (1.1%)
2000 to 20092,287 (8.3%)404,771 (10.4%)
1980 to 19995,570 (20.2%)914,674 (23.5%)
1960 to 19798,526 (30.9%)1,078,734 (27.7%)
1940 to 19594,926 (17.8%)880,991 (22.7%)
1939 or Earlier6,121 (22.2%)549,259 (14.1%)
Shiawassee County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Shiawassee CountyMichigan
1 Room141 (0.5%)38,129 (1.0%)
2 or 3 Rooms1,408 (5.1%)312,432 (8.0%)
4 or 5 Rooms8,364 (30.3%)1,278,374 (32.9%)
6 or 7 Rooms10,692 (38.7%)1,333,206 (34.3%)
8 or More Rooms7,018 (25.4%)926,505 (23.8%)
Shiawassee County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Shiawassee CountyMichigan
No Bedroom168 (0.6%)42,885 (1.1%)
1 Bedroom1,751 (6.3%)327,680 (8.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms20,098 (72.8%)2,691,043 (69.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms5,606 (20.3%)827,038 (21.3%)
Shiawassee County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Shiawassee CountyMichigan
With Complete Plumbing Facilities27,519 (99.6%)3,875,375 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities27,503 (99.6%)3,859,095 (99.2%)