Building Department

The Grayling Charter Township Building Department, under the direction of building official Robert Dixon, can handle all aspects of your building project. The township issues electrical, mechanical, plumbing and general building permits and performs all necessary inspections. Inspections are done in the order received, and 24-hour advanced notification of the need for an inspection must be given. No permits shall be issued after 4 pm.  You can email Robert at 

Permit Applications

Plain Application

Electrical Application

Plumbing Application

Mechanical Application

Smoke Detector Project

Food Truck/Trailer Application

You may now purchase your building permits online with a 3% fee, $2.00 minimum. Applications for Building and Plan Review must call (989) 348-4361 for pricing. Plumbing, Electrical, and Mechanical permits can pay as shown on the application.


Zoning Enforcement

The Grayling Charter Township Zoning Administrator is Supervisor, Lacey D. Stephan III or Building Official, Robert Dixon. The zoning administrator is responsible for interpreting, administering, and enforcing the Grayling Charter Township Zoning Ordinance and all other ordinances. The ZBA works closely with the township planning commission and zoning board of appeals to ensure current zoning is working for the residents.