Development Services

  1. Building & Zoning

    The Department of Building Safety is responsible for the issuance of all construction permits, related inspections, property code and zoning ordinance enforcement.

  2. Building Applications

    Building and zoning applications are needed for all new construction projects.

  3. Planning Commission

    The duty of the Planning Commission is to make and adopt a master plan for the physical development of the City of Bridgman, including areas outside its boundaries which affect the planning for the City.

  4. Water & Sewer

    The Bridgman water system was originally constructed between 1927 and 1929. The current Water treatment plant and buried intake were constructed in 1958.

  5. Zoning Board of Appeals

    The Michigan Zoning Enabling Act allows the establishment of a Zoning Board of Appeals. The boards principal function is a quasi-judicial one that involves interpreting and implementing the legislative intent of zoning regulations.

  6. Southwest Michigan Planning Commission

    Visit the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission website.