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The Southwest Michigan Building Authority (SMBA — Pronounced ‘simba’) provides building permitting and inspection services for our member jurisdictions:

  • Oshtemo Charter Township
  • Cooper Charter Township

Plans and/or applications for Oshtemo and Cooper Townships will be processed by the Southwest Michigan Building Authority (SMBA) and can be dropped off at the Oshtemo Township Office or Cooper Township Office.

For further information, please contact the SMBA office at 269-585-4150, Oshtemo Township at 269-375-4260, or Cooper Township at 269-382-0223

Notice Board:

Commercial Building Plans

Effective March 1st, 2018, SMBA will begin actively enforcing its existing requirement to provide three hard copies of plans with COMMERCIAL BUILDING applications.  Recently, we have only been receiving two copies.  If three copies are not provided, we will be charging for the cost of plan duplication.  The rates, which […]

February 6th, 2018|Notice Board|
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269-585-4150

7275 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM


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Notice Board:

Commercial Building Plans

Effective March 1st, 2018, SMBA will begin actively enforcing its existing requirement to provide three hard copies of plans with COMMERCIAL BUILDING applications.  Recently, we have only been receiving two copies.  If three copies are not provided, we will be charging for the cost of plan duplication.  The rates, which […]

February 6th, 2018|Notice Board|
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