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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.
Mailing Address:
Southwest Michigan Building Authority
7275  W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009-8210

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday: 8am to 1pm, 2pm to 5pm
Friday: 8am to 1pm
Saturday – Sunday: Closed

Notice Board

Notice of Cancelation of the December 15, 2022 Regular Board Meeting

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BUILDING AUTHORITY (SMBA)KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF CANCELATION OF THE DECEMBER 15 2022 REGULAR BOARD MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Southwest Michigan Building Authority Board meeting which was scheduled for Thursday, December 15, 2022, has been CANCELED due to lack quorum and agenda items. KYLE GIBSON, BOARD

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Notice of Public Board Meetings in 2023

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BUILDING AUTHORITY (SMBA)KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MICHIGANNOTICE OF PUBLIC BOARD MEETINGS IN 2023 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Board of Directors of the Southwest Michigan Building Authority will conduct a regular meeting on the 4th Thursday of every month commencing at 8:30am (unless otherwise noted with an “*” below). The

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Notice of SMBA Board Special Meeting to Consider a Personnel Evaluation

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BUILDING AUTHORITY KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF A SMBA BOARD SPECIAL MEETING TO CONSIDER A PERSONNEL EVALUATION             PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Southwest Michigan Building Authority Board will conduct a special meeting on Monday, July 18th, 2022, commencing at 10:00 a.m. in the North Conference Room at

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Notice of a Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting of June 23, 2022

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the regular meeting of the Southwest Michigan Building Authority which was originally scheduled for Thursday, June 23, 2022, has been RESCHEDULED for Tuesday, June 28, 2022, starting at 8:30 AM, located in the North Conference Room at the Oshtemo Township Hall, 7275 W Main St, Kalamazoo

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Notice of Cancelation of the June 23, 2022 Regular Board Meeting

SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN BUILDING AUTHORITY (SMBA)KALAMAZOO COUNTY, MICHIGAN NOTICE OF CANCELATION FO THE JUNE 23, 2022 REGULAR BOARD MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Southwest Michigan Building Authority Board meeting which was scheduled for Thursday, June 23, 2022, has been CANCELED at the request of the board chairperson. KYLE GIBSON, BOARD

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