City of Clare

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Building, Zoning, & Code

As of July 25, 2016, Clare County Community Development handles all building, electrical, plumbing, and mechanical permits and inspections for the City of Clare.

All permit application forms may be downloaded by visiting the Clare County Community Development agency’s website, through the direct links below:

Building Permit

Electrical Permit

Mechanical Permit 

Plumbing Permit 

A property owner or contractor can complete any of these forms through the links above, print them, and then either send the completed and signed permit appliation with payment directly to the Clare County Community Development office. Alternatively, you may drop completed and signed forms off at Clare City Hall, and they will be forwarded to the county on your behalf.

Zoning/Code Enforcement Officer

Terry Acton

Building Official

Mark Fitzpatrick

You may reach this county agency by the following methods:

Clare County Community Development
225 W Main St.
Harrison, MI 48625
Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., closed daily from noon to 1:00 p.m.
Clare County Community Development Website