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Is a permit required for a shed?

Yes, a permit is required for zoning purposes only. The Michigan Residential Code 2003 states that a building permit is not required for a one-story detached accessory structures, if the floor area does not exceed 200 square feet. A Zoning Permit is required to ensure that the shed location will comply with zoning setbacks. Requirements for Sheds, Detached Garages & Accessory Buildings 
Updated 4/29/2021 12:57 PM
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