The City of Chelsea Planning & Zoning department is responsible for enforcing the local zoning ordinances. Residents and businesses should contact the Planning & Zoning department regarding new construction and building projects for review of plans against City guidelines and to obtain proper permits. The Planning & Zoning department resides in the lower level of the City Offices and can be reached at 734-475-1771, option 5.
The Planning & Zoning department works in conjunction with the Chelsea Area Construction Agency—whose role is to inspect projects in accordance with adopted building code standards. To find out when the Chelsea Area Construction Agency meets, please visit their website
or contact them at 734-475-4420.