Building & Zoning

Inside of an unfinished structureThe Building and Zoning Department is responsible for issuing all permits and enforcement of zoning and code issues. Permits are required for all construction projects including;

  • New homes
  • Additions
  • Decks
  • Sheds
  • Fences
  • Swimming pools
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing and heating

The department also schedules zoning hearings for variances or special exceptions to the zoning ordinance.

Zoning Board hearings are held on the second and third Monday of the month at 7 pm, as needed.


For all Building Permit Applications including the following listed below, please visit the SFM Consulting website. Select Permit Applications, then Forks Township.

  • Residential / Commercial Building
  • Shed / Fence
  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Reroof
  • Swimming Pool
  • Finished Basement
  • Deck

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