Houghton County Building Department

Houghton County Building Department
Houghton County Courthouse
1st Floor
401 E. Houghton Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931

906-482-2260 [Phone]

Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Staff & Contacts

Todd LaRoux
Building Official
inspector@houghtoncounty.net

Sara Huuki
Building Department Coordinator
building@houghtoncounty.net

Daniel Kilpela (North of Portage Lake Lift Bridge)
Plumbing / Mechanical Inspector

Chad Hammerstrom (South of Portage Lake Lift Bridge)
Plumbing / Mechanical Inspector

Harry Hermann (North of Portage Lake Lift Bridge)
Electrical Inspector

Wayne Karvonen (South of Portage Lake Lift Bridge)
Electrical Inspector

Information

The Houghton County Building Department issues all Building, Electrical, Mechanical, and Plumbing permits for the entire County. The issuance of the 911 address numbers are also performed by this office.

A permit application must be filed and permit issued prior to any work being done. If not, projects will be subjected to a 50% fee.

Any questions, please call Sara at 482-2260 or email.

Forms