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construction codes / zoning

The Gladwin County Construction Codes Department is responsible for administration and enforcement of state & local codes for building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing trades, and zoning within its corporate limits. It also assigns new addresses for properties within Gladwin County. The departmental staff works together to insure the minimum requirements for the construction industry are being met, keeping the safety and welfare of Gladwin’s residents and property owners its top priority.

Responsibilities of the staff include processing and issuing permits as required, plan reviews and inspection of projects, documenting code violations and sending letters or correction notices to the proper individual or professional and issuing Certificates of Occupancy. Our goal is to provide accurate and efficient service to the public while enforcing the State of Michigan Codes.

Justin Schneider

555 West Cedar Avenue, Suite C
Gladwin, MI 48624

Phone: 989.426.5931
Fax: 989.426.6919

Office Hours
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

2024 Meeting Schedules:

Zoning Board of Appeals Click Here
Planning Commission Click Here


Beginning January 1, 2022, all permits will be good for 18 months. After the 18 months a letter will be sent requesting the progress of your project. If an extension is required, you will be charged $50.00. Each extension is good for 6 months. If the fee is not received within 10 days, the permit/permits will be closed and new permits will be required to complete the project.

Construction Codes Departmental Staff

Building Official, Building Inspector, Plan Reviewer, Zoning Administrator

Justin Schneider
Phone: 989.426.5931


Mechanical Inspector, Plumbing Inspector, Plan Reviewer

Paul Kile
Phone: 989.426.5931


Assistant Zoning Administrator

Kimberly Donn
Phone: 989.426.4787


Construction Codes Clerk

Laurie Howey
Phone: 989.426.5931


Electrical Inspector, Plan Reviewer

Dan Rowley
Phone: 989.426.4961

Gladwin County Courthouse
401 West Cedar Avenue
Gladwin, MI 48624