Building Department

Building Official Chuck Earl heads the Building Department, which oversees all of the building in the township from the initial plann ing right up to completion.

The department arranges and approves all construction permits and coordinates electrical, heating, plumbing and building permits and required inspections.

Drain maintenance is also handled by the department. The Townships Building Department is authorized by the Federal Emergency Manage ment Agency to determine flood zones and building requirements for those zones.

Housing Rehabilitation Program

The Charter Township of Brownstown is pleased to offer the Housing Rehabilitation Program.

This Program is designed to assist Brownstown residents in a low to low-moderate income range that are in need of home improvements. Our program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and urban Development (H.U.D.), under the direction of Wayne County.

We are currently establishing a waiting list. If you would like further information regarding qualification guidelines or would like to know more about the program, please contact Denise Sciacca, Rehab Coordinator (9:00 am - 12 Noon on Mondays & Thursdays only) or Building Official Chuck Ear l at (734) 675-0166.

Rental Ordinance Program

All files on this page are available to view in PDF format.

Rental Ordinance
Rental Inspection Fees


Mechanical and Electrical Inspection Checklists
Rental Inspection Checklist


Rental Property Complaint Form
Rental Registration Multi Family
Rental Registration Single Family


Vacant Property Registration Program

Ordinance 308
Ordinance 308 Fees and Penalties
Vacant Property Registration Form
Recreational Vehicle Storage Ordinance 13.09