Berrien County Building Departments (Michigan)

Berrien County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Berrien County, Michigan. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Berrien County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Berrien County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Niles Township Building Department Niles MI 320 Bell Road 49120 269-687-2741

Berrien County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Berrien County, MI including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Berrien County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Benton Harbor Assessor Benton Harbor MI 200 East Wall Street 49022 269-927-8453

Berrien County Equalization Department St. Joseph MI 701 Main Street 49085 269-983-7111

Niles Assessor Niles MI 508 East Main Street 49120 269-683-4700

Berrien County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in MI. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Berrien County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Berrien County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Benton Harbor Treasurer Benton Harbor MI 200 East Wall Street 49022 269-927-8428

Berrien County Treasurer's Office St. Joseph MI 701 Main Street 49085 616-982-8645

Coloma City Treasurer Coloma MI 197 East Center Street 49038 269-468-6606

Berrien County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Berrien County, MI. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Berrien County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Berrien County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

St Joseph Building Inspector St. Joseph MI 700 Broad Street 49085 269-983-1212