Marina
Rent a slip, Boat put-ins, pump outs

Straits Regional Ride
Cheboygan, Emmet and Presque Isle Counties

Cheboygan County Fair
Fairgrounds, vendor information, dates

Electrical Permits

Electrical Permits are issued any time during office hours.  If you have questions for the Electrical Inspector, his office hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

The field inspections will be conducted from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

🛑 Coronavirus (COVID-19) 🛑

👉 EFFECTIVE AT 8:00 AM – TUESDAY – JUNE 1, 2021

ALL INSPECTORS WILL RESUME OFFICE HOURS OF 8:00 AM TO 9:00 AM AND 3:00 PM TO 4:00 PM, MONDAY – FRIDAY.  FIELD INSPECTION HOURS WILL BE FROM 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM.

NORMAL OFFICE HOURS OF 8:00 AM TO 12:00 PM AND 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM HAVE ALSO RESUMED.

👉 PLEASE CONTINUE TO FOLLOW THE BELOW GUIDELINES TO REQUEST AN INSPECTION:

————– 24 HOURS NOTICE PLEASE ————–

  • INSPECTION REQUESTS:   PLEASE EMAIL ALL REQUESTS TO buildingsafety@cheboygancounty.net OR CALL 231-627-8813 TO LEAVE A VOICEMAIL (WITH PERMIT NUMBER, ADDRESS AND YOUR PHONE NUMBER/EMAIL) FOR REGINA REDMOND BY PRESSING (1) WHEN PROMPTED TO DO SO.

👉 SUBMITTING PERMIT APPLICATIONS:  PLEASE SUBMIT ALL PERMIT APPLICATIONS TO OUR DEPARTMENT VIA:

  • EMAIL:   buildingsafety@cheboygancounty.net
  • FAX:  231-627-8454
  • MAIL:  DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY, PO BOX 70, CHEBOYGAN MI  49721.
  • COUNTY BUILDING DROP OFF:  THERE IS A DROP BOX OUTSIDE OUR OFFICE DOOR

YOU WILL BE CONTACTED BY PHONE OR EMAIL ONCE THE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED BY OUR DEPARTMENT STAFF.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION DURING THIS TIME

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Electrical Code Updates

  • 2015 Michigan Residential Code and 2015 Michigan Energy Code will be effective February 8, 2016 — (Residential Construction Only – Commercial requirements continue as 2014 NEC Electrical Code)
    • Please refer to this link for a copy of the updated rules for the Michigan Residential Code and this link for a copy of the updated rules for the Michigan Energy Code.
    • Code Books are currently available via International Code Council, please follow this link to purchase a book.
  • 2017 NEC Electrical Code effective January 4, 2019 — (Commercial Construction Only)
    • Please refer to this link for a copy of the updated rules for the Michigan Part 8.
    • Code Books are currently available via International Code Council, please follow this link to purchase a book.

What Power Company Services My Area?

The coverage is very large for some companies and there are certain areas where a few feet can make the difference in companies that service your property. You are better off asking neighbors or calling the companies listed below to check with them.

Consumers Energy  800-477-5050
Great Lakes Energy  888-485-2537
Presque Isle Electric  800-423-6634

DO NOT Forget to call MissDig: 800-482-7171

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I only need an electrical permit for new construction?
Anytime wiring is added or replaced an electrical permit is required and inspections are required.

Can I do the electrical work myself?
A homeowner can apply for the permit and do the work themselves on the home that they currently occupy or are about to occupy (new construction). Commercial, industrial, apartments and rental units will require and electrical contractor to apply for the permit and do the work.

What are the requirements for over-head to under-ground?
Contact your local power company for the requirements for a disconnect and reconnect. An electrical permit and inspection will be required and our office will need a minimum of 2 days notice of inspection time for disconnects and reconnects.

Can you recommend an Electrical Contractor?
We cannot recommend an Electrician, you could check the yellow pages or ask friends and neighbors who they would recommend.

Can you tell me what electrical company services my area?
No, the coverage is very large for some companies and there are certain areas where a few feet can make the difference in companies that service your house. You’re better off asking neighbors or calling the companies listed on this page.

Building Official

Matthew J Cronk
mcronk@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8813

Office

870 South Main Street, Room 102
P.O. Box 70
Cheboygan, MI 49721
Email: buildingsafety@cheboygancounty.net
(231) 627-8813
Fax: (231) 627-8454

Hours

Office Hours:
Monday thru Friday
8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm

Inspector Hours:
Monday thru Friday
In Office: 8am-9am & 3pm-4pm
Field Inspections: 9am-3pm

 Additional Staff

Assistant to the Building Official
Regina Redmond
rredmond@cheboygancounty.net

Electrical Inspector
Steve Sackett
steves@cheboygancounty.net

Plumbing/Mechanical Inspector
Don Bedell
dbedell@cheboygancounty.net

Building Inspector
Paul Morse
pmorse@cheboygancounty.net

Plan Review/Building Inspector
Matt Shann
mshann@cheboygancounty.net

NON-EMERGENCY PUBLIC SAFETY NUMBERS

Cheboygan County Sheriff Department
County Building
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.3155

Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Indian River Field Office
6984 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749
231.238.9313

Cheboygan Department of Public Safety
Cheboygan City Hall
403 N. Huron St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.4321

Mackinaw City Police Department
Village Hall
102 S. Huron Ave.
Mackinaw City, MI 49701
231.436.7861

Tuscarora Township Police Department
Tuscarora Township Hall
3546 S. Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI 49749
231.238.9481

CONTACT US

Cheboygan County
870 S. Main St.
Cheboygan, MI 49721
231.627.8855