COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Notice: SMBA has caught up with the majority of applications. If you have submitted an application to us and have not heard a response, please contact our office at 269-585-4150 to follow up. For more information, please visit our COVID-19 page.

Applications & Forms

Use the tabs to select the permit category you need.
If you plan to print the forms out and fill them out by hand, use the “printable” versions of the documents.
If you plan to fill them out on the computer, use the “fillable” versions of the forms.
Once you have completed the application form, you may submit it via email to, or submit it to our office in-person or via the mail.

If you intend to re-use a form, we recommend downloading the form to your computer and edit it using Adobe Reader (Please regularly check here for updates to the forms).

If you are filling out the application in your web browser:

  • Go to print the completed form
  • Select “Save as PDF” from the list of available printers
  • Select the location you’d like to save the file to on your computer

SMBA Freedom of Information Act Policy and Application Form

Who to contact with FOIA requests:

Southwest Michigan Building Authority
Legal Counsel
James W. Porter
7275 West Main Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

(269) 375-7195