BUILDING PROJECTS IN THE CITY OF ST. CLAIR MUST CONFORM TO BOTH THE STATE BUILDING CODE and THE CITY OF ST. CLAIR ZONING ORDINANCE.
A permit is required for almost all building projects in the City. Permits generally fall into 2 categories Building Permits and Zoning Permits.
Building Permits are oriented to the STRUCTURE.
Building Permits ensure that structures are constructed to an appropriate standard, are safe for the use intended, and comply with the State Building Code.
Building Permits are reviewed and approved by the City Building Inspector.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ... Click on the 'BUILDING PERMIT' tab on the left menu (under the 'BUILDING & ZONING' tab) for more information or for a Building Permit Application.
ZONING RELATED PERMITS
Zoning Related Permits are oriented to the LOT and the PROPOSED USE of the lot .
All Zoning related permits are reviewed and approved by the City Council.
Zoning Related Permits include Zoning Permits, Conditional Use Permits and Variances.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ... Click on the 'ZONING PERMIT' tab on the left menu (under the 'Building and Zoning' tab) for more information or for an application form.
In addition to the City Zoning Ordinance, which regulates Building and Zoning, the subdivision of land is regulated under the City Subdivision Ordinance.
For information regarding the subdivision of land please contact the St. Clair City Clerk at 507-245-3494.