The Kalamazoo Area Building Authority processes all permit applications and inspections for the participating jurisdictions, allowing contractors to contact one location rather than multiple locations.

KABA currently serves the following jurisdictions

  • Comstock Township
  • Kalamazoo Township
  • City of Parchment
  • Pine Grove Township


Effective April 20, 2017 the 2015 Michigan Building, Mechanical, Plumbing ,and Rehab codes take effect. If you do not have a copy of the new code addition, you can purchase it at For your convenience, you may also purchase Code books from the KABA office for the same price.

KABA is currently experiencing technical difficulties with our online permit applications. We are working diligently to correct these issues. In the meantime, you can still use the form-fillable applications under Permits and Fees and save them to your PC to be attached in an email to We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

For Public Notices and Holidays, please click on the Calendar link.