October 18, 2017

Building Safety


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The Department of Building Safety enforces the Michigan Building Codes as adopted by the State of Michigan as they pertain to all construction and alterations projects within the City. This department also enforces compliance with all local ordinances to ensure health, safety and welfare such as property maintenance complaints. The City of Marshall has a full time building official with subcontracted inspectors for completing plumbing, mechanical and electrical permits.  

City inspectors are:  

  • Tim Musser, Building Official/Inspector/Plan Reviewer
  • Jeffrey Nichols, Electrical Inspector
  • Jim Deveney, Residential Mechanical Inspector
  • John Gross, Commercial/Residential Plumbing and Mechanical Inspection

To schedule a Building, Electrical, Plumbing, or Mechanical Inspection, please call Tim Musser at:  (269) 781-3985  ext. 1507 or Colleen Webb at (269)781-3985 ext. 1501

 NOTE TO APPLICANTS:   Please keep in mind that fences, signs, and dumpsters require their own permits and are not covered under the building permit.