Notice Board2020-04-29T11:18:41-04:00
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.


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 are available on our fee schedule, are as follows:

Electronic Copies
18×24 $6 per Page
24×36 $7 per Page
36×48 $9 per Page

Jerry Reitenour
SMBA Building Official

February 6th, 2018|Notice Board|

Code Changes for 2017

Any applications received on or after the following Effective Dates will follow the the new 2015 Codes.

Any applications that are received prior to the Effective Dates will continue to follow the 2009 Codes.

CODE                                                                                                                     EFFECTIVE DATE

2015 Michigan Building Code                                                                               April 20, 2017

2015 Michigan Rehabilitation Code                                                                     April 20, 2017

2015 Michigan Mechanical Code (including int’l fuel gas code)                       April 12, 2017

2015 Michigan Plumbing Code                                                                              April 20, 2017

2015 Int’l Property Maintenance Code                                                                April 20, 2017

February 14th, 2017|Notice Board|