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Building & Engineering

Department Info

Location:
16630 Southfield Rd.
Suite 3100
Allen Park, MI 48101

Phone:
Main Line 928-4441
Building Inspector - 928-4447
Electrical Inspector - 928-4143
HVAC  Inspector - 928-4441
Plumbing Inspector - 928-4441
Ordinance Officer - 928-4608
 
 
The Building Department regulates all residential and commercial construction within the City of Allen Park. This process includes the processing of necessary permits, the plan review of construction documents, and the inspections for code compliance for projects within the City.
The department is also the liaison to the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals as well as the division that conducts the residential rental and Certificate of Occupancy inspections within the City. All questions regarding zoning compliance are also the responsibility of the department.
 

Responsibilities

  • Issue Building Permits (residential and commercial)
  • Contractor Registration (registers all commercial contractors doing work in the City of Allen Park)
  • Downspout Inspection Program (perform investigation/evaluation of all homeowners downspouts/grading)
  • Site Plan Review for new construction/renovation (planning/zoning)
  • Building Inspections
  • Issue Certificates of Occupancy for new businesses
  • Note: Residential Sale Inspections are NOT required to sell properties.

Biography

Dave BoomerDave Boomer started working for the City of Allen Park as the Electrical Inspector in 1989 and currently holds the title of Building Official and Community Development Director.  Dave has served as the Rental Inspector, Interim DPS Director, and Interim City Administrator in his tenure with the City. Dave has been married to his wife Gail for 29 years and has two children, Tim and Beth.