Building Permits & Other Forms
Building Permit Applications & Information
QUESTIONS about permits?
Please call the township office (616) 335-3050 or email: email@example.com
Building Inspector – Chad Warden (616) 344-1014 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Plumbing Inspector – Bob Modreske (616) 477-4940 • email@example.com
Mechanical Inspector – Bob Modreske (616) 477-4940 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Electrical Inspector – Gordon Bosch (616) 396-1448 • email@example.com
Homeowner Principal Residence Forms
Homeowner’s Principal Residence Exemption (the affidavit to apply for the Principal Residence Exemption)
Homeowner’s Principal Residence Rescind Form (to change Principal Residence status of an existing property)
Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption
Zoning Board of Appeals
Burn Permits are approved and administered by the Graafschap Fire Department. They are required for any open fires in Laketown Township. The area west of 66th Street is not allowed to have open fires unless permission is granted by the Fire Chief and his/her designee.
A permit can be requested during business hours by calling the Graafschap Fire Department at (616) 396-4060 or the township office at (616) 335-3050.
During non-business hours, please call one of these fire safety officials.
- Fire Chief Doug DenBleyker – (616) 218-3227
- Deputy Fire Chief Mike Capel – (616) 886-9232
PLEASE NOTE: Permits are not granted on Air Quality Action Days. For more information about this, visit the West MI Clean Air Action website.
Rental Unit Applications & Information
In early 2020, the Laketown Township adopted new rental unit registration requirements. The attached documents will assist you in the process of registering your rental unit.
If you have any questions, please call the Graafschap Fire Department Office at (616) 396-4060. You may also email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rental Unit Ordinance Amendment 2020 (Definitions & Rules)
The Rental Unit Application (Fill-in, Save, & Turn-in)
Rental Unit Safety Inspection (What to do ahead of time)
Rental Fee Schedule
U.S. Fire Administration (safety tips & resources)