Forms and Permits by Department
Listed below are several permits, forms, and fees that are commonly used by various departments of the City of Auburn Hills. Many are in PF format and may be viewed with the free Adobe Acrobat Reader available at Click on the department links below to navigate to a list of the various forms and permits you may be searching for.

City Clerk

Annual License 

Boards & Commission Application

Election Inspector Application

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request 

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan

No Knock List

Community Development

Development Procedures (including Zoning Board of Appeals):

Development Application

Site Plan Review Process

Site Plan Checklist

Rezoning Review Process

Special Land Use Permit Review Process

Land Division - Exchange Review Process

Ordinance Enforcement

Peddler's Ordinance Education

PUD Review Process

ZBA Review Process

ZBA Supplemental Application


Building Services - Forms, Applications and Permits:

All trade permitting (Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing) and scheduling of inspections is required to be submitted exclusively online through . If you have questions, please call the Community Development Department at (248) 364-6900.

Trade Permits - Electrical / Mechanical / Plumbing

After Hours Construction Application Form

Community Development Fee Schedule

Demo Requirements

DPW Outside Water Source Permit Application

Engineering Application

Garage Construction Information Packet

Michigan Uniform Energy Code

Mobile Home Installation Handout

Non-Residential Building Application Packet

Plot Plan Requirements

Pre-site Requirements

Ramp Handout

Regulating Days and Hours for Construction Activity

Residential and Multi-Family Building Application

Sidewalk Cafe Application Packet

Sign Permit Application

Site Requirements List

Special Inspection Packet

Spray Booth Handout

Swimming Pool Handout

Temporary Event Application Packet

Temporary Use Permit Application

Temporary Trailer Handout

Tenant Occupancy Application Packet

US Post Office Mailbox Handout

ZBA Variance Application Packet

Zoning Verification Letter Application


Special Assessment Requests:

Request for Outside Special Assessments


Being a Good Neighbor Brochure

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Plan

Choosing the Right Contractor Handout

Film Permit Application Package

Vacant Home Registration Form


Knox Box Ordering

Burning Dates, Rules and Regulations

Bonfire Permit Application

Application for Smoke Detector Installation

Grills & Obstructions in Hallways at Apartments and Condos

Public Education Request Form

American Heart Association Training Fees CPR/First Aid

Detection System Fees and Procedures

Fire Alarm ChecklistFire Alarm Checklist

Suppression System Fees and Procedures

Fire Suppression Review Checklist

Pyrotechnic Display Application

Hazardous Materials Permit Application

Auburn Hills Chemical Survey Form

Auburn Hills Chemical Survey Directions

Hazardous Materials Operating Permit Fee & Procedures

Human Resources

Employment Application 

Recreation and Senior Services

Recreation Registration Form


Business Contact Form

Citizen's Police Academy Application

Freedom of Information Act Request

Identity Theft Credit Company Information Sheet

Voluntary Witness Statement 

Hotel, Motel License Application


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