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The Southwest Michigan Building Authority (SMBA) is a building permitting and inspection agency formed through an interlocal agreement between Oshtemo and Cooper charter townships.  Applications and plans for construction and trade permits should be submitted to SMBA for review.

Notice Board

New Requirement & Application Forms

In order to obtain compliance with MCL 125.1510(2), SMBA is requiring written proof of authorization to obtain a permit on behalf of a property owner.  This can be a signed contract for work, a power of attorney, or a letter of authorization. To facilitate this change, SMBA is releasing updated

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Amended 2020+2021 Holiday Closure Schedule

Happy holidays!  SMBA has amended our holiday closure dates for Christmas; we will now be closed the entire week of the Christmas from Dec. 21 through Dec. 25, returning to the office on Monday Dec. 28th. Looking forward, we will also be closed on Thursday Dec. 31 and Friday Jan.

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Regular Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8AM to 5PM
Friday: 8AM to 1PM
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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