Building & Safety

Department of Building & Safety Engineering

Leo Snage Public Services Building
12200 Beech Daly
Redford, Michigan 48239
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For general information, scheduling services, or the Ordinance Department call 313-387-2680

Lobby Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Appointments with the inspectors may be scheduled by calling 313-387-2680

Inspectors are in the office between 8:30-9:30am & 3:30-4:30pm

Email:  building@redfordtwp.com


After Hours Emergencies
Contact the Police Department


Please Note:  Because of the technical nature of many questions related to the building codes, it is impossible to address questions regarding these matters.  Email forwarded to this department must be limited to comments.  The department will not respond via email to any questions which require a technical answer.  any questions which do require a technical answer must be addressed to an inspector in person, or via the telephone.

Building & Safety Engineering Department



Property Owner, Business Owner, Responsible Party or Tenants:

Your safety and the safety of our staff is our primary concern, therefore when it is necessary for Redford Township staff to enter a private home or business to perform work, inspect or conduct official business, our employees will adhere to the procedure and protocols listed below.

Redford Township employees will do the following:

  • Wear a face mask and gloves.
  • Stay six feet (6’) from any person in the home or business.
  • Only touch areas or items required to complete their assigned task.
  • Have required daily temperature checks and health screenings

We ask that all occupants/visitors of the homes and businesses to please wear a face mask and remain a minimum of 6’ away from our staff at all times during the visit.  Additionally, we ask that if any occupants/visitors are experiencing symptoms that they cancel the appointment before arrival.

Failure to follow the required safety precautions will result in the cancellation of requested services and may require additional rescheduling fees, if applicable.

Thank you for your patience and understanding during this time.  We appreciate your assistance.  If you have any questions, please contact the following Redford Township departments:

  • Building Department  313-387-2680
  • Water & Sewer Department  313-387-2670

The Redford Township Department of Building & Safety Engineering is assigned the duty of monitoring construction which involves renovation of existing buildings within the township.  It also is responsible for the sidewalk rehabilitation program, the rental unit inspection program and the enforcement of township ordinances.

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