The Building Department is responsible for making sure city and state codes are followed whenever a building is…More constructed, remodeled, repaired or demolished in the city of Birmingham. The office also issues permits for various construction projects and performs home inspections.
The Building Department is located in City Hall on Martin Street in downtown Birmingham.
Birmingham Principal Shopping District 151 Martin St, Birmingham, MI48009 The Principal Shopping District was formed to unify businesses throughout Birmingham, as well as to create programs and…More events that promote Birmingham's retail core. The department website includes a directory of Birmingham businesses, and provides visitor information and maps of the city and its parking. The office is located in the Birmingham Municipal Building on Martin Street.
Birmingham Fire Department 572 S Adams Rd, Birmingham, MI48009 The Birmingham Fire Department is a rescue and emergency response department that provides a wide range of services…More for the community. The department responds to thousands of emergencies every year, including fires, medical service calls, motor vehicle accidents and much more. Some service offered by the department include building inspections, apparatus maintenance, emergency management, fire hydrant flow testing, emergency medical services, and fire investigation, suppression and prevention. The department uses numerous types of equipment, including life trucks, utility vehicles, three pumpers, and one aerial and three staff cars.
Facing South Adams Street with an entrance on Bowers Street, the current Adams Street Fire Station has been serving…More the Birmingham community for more than 10 years. With both a fire engine and ladder truck, the station also mans the only ambulance in Birmingham. Under Fire Chief Mike Metz, the station provides advanced life support and is the home of the department's administrative offices.
The station is also responsible for hazardous materials spills, testing fire hyrdants, conducting building inspections and responding to car accidents and citizens in need of help. The station offers CPR classes and hosts tours and open houses for the public.
The Birmingham Fire Department currently employees 32 people, with 29 full-time firefighters in addition to its administrative staff, a fire chief and two assistant chiefs. The department also maintains 12 vehicles, including several fire engines, ladder trucks, ambulances, staff vehicles and a hazardous-materials truck.