City Hall-Basement
208 N. First Avenue
Alpena, Michigan  49707
Phone:  989.354.1760
Fax:  989.354.1709
Don Gilmet  mike 
Building Official
Donald Gilmet
Assistant Building Official
Michael Kieliszewski

Department Personnel
Paddi A. LaCross
Office Clerk
Phone: 989.354.1760 

Department Duties

  • Enforces the building code, including all permit issuance, plan reviews, and inspections.
  • Coordinates construction inspection with the State of Michigan, Bureau of Construction Codes.
  • Enforces the property maintenance code to ensure that City properties are maintained to a minimal standard.
  • Administers the Municipal Zoning Ordinance including zoning compliance permits, certificates of occupancy, and site plan reviews. Consults citizens on prospective plans or projects.
  • Performs code enforcement on violations of City Ordinances.
  • Serves as Soil Erosion Officer for work performed within the City limits.
  • Enforcement of Rental Registration Ordinance.
  • Enforcement of Rental Inspection Ordinance.