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Building Department

All permit applications can be found under Forms & Permits on the home page.

We have two information sheets available; Fee Schedule (updated October 11, 2022) and Inspection Lists (adopted April 13, 2021).

Normal Business Hours are Monday through Thursday 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm EST.
Offices are closed for Federal Holidays. All days that the office is closed can be found on the calendar.

All well and septic permits/inspections are handled by the Clare County Health Department.
The form can be found here.

If your property is located within the Village of Farwell, all permits must go through Clare County.


Administrative Assistant
- Victoria Williams

Building Inspector - Dave Williams

Electrical Inspector - Bruce Keidel

Mechanical / Plumbing Inspector - Nate Calkins

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
110 E. Michigan St.
P.O. Box 647
Farwell, MI 48622

Office Location:
186 N. Superior St.
Farwell, MI 48622

Telephone: (989) 588-6914 ext. 230
Fax: (989) 588-4550