Effective September 1, 2022 Antwerp Township will provide full service to Almena Township for Building, Electrical and Mechanical permits. All permit applications and fees will need to be submitted to Antwerp Township.
Resources for Landowners (PDF)
Administrative Site Review Rev 10-19-21
Boundary Line Adjustment Rev 10-19-21
Family Day Care Registration Rev 10-19-21
Home Occupation Registration Rev 10-19-21
Home Occupation – Primary Caregiver Rev 10-19-21
Medical Marihuana Application Rev 10-19-21
Property Combination Rev 10-19-21
SLU Info and Process Rev 10-19-21
SPR Info and Process Rev 10-19-21
Zoning Information Request Rev 10-19-21
Construction work performed within Antwerp Township may require one or more permits.
Questions regarding the various permit requirements can be addressed to the following:
|Kevin Cardiff||Phone: 269.668.2615 x210 Fax: 269.668.5233|
|Antwerp Township||Office Hours: 11 am – 12 pm Tuesdays|
|Almena Township||Office Hours: 11 am – 12 pm Wednesdays|
*Antwerp Township provides building services for Almena Township. Please call 269.668.2615 x210 to request a building inspection for Almena Township. All building permit applications and fees need to be submitted to Antwerp Township effective September 1, 2022.
Antwerp Township building inspections need to be requested by calling 269.668.2615 x210. Building inspections are performed Monday through Thursday.
Antwerp Township has switched its building permit format to a construction value based permit fee as of July 1. Payment will be required after the permit has been approved by our building inspector. Fees will be calculated ONLY by the building inspector.
- Antwerp /Almena Township building packet rev. 9.22
- Frontages, Setbacks, & Minimum Sizes
- Demolition Permit rev 7.1.22
|Artie Wilcox||Phone: 269.668.2615 x214 Fax: 269.655.0504|
*Antwerp Township provides full service for electrical permits for Almena Township. Please call 269.668.2615 x214 to request an electrical inspection for Antwerp and Almena Township. All permit applications and fees for Antwerp and Almena Township need to be submitted to Antwerp Township.
Please call 269.668.2615 x214 to request an inspection.
- Antwerp Township
- Electrical Permit Application Antwerp Almena Twp rev. 9.22
|Rich Goris||Phone: 269.207.1543 Fax: 269.668.5233|
Please call 269.668.2615 x216 to request an inspection.
|Rocky Sherburn||Phone: 269-668-2615 x300 Fax: 269-668-5233|
Please call 269.668.2615 x300 to request an inspection.
*Antwerp Township provides full service for mechanical permits for Almena Township. Please call 269.668.2615 x300 to request a mechanical inspection for Antwerp or Almena Township. All permit applications and fees for Antwerp and Almena Township need to be submitted to Antwerp Township.
Village of Lawton
(Provides information through their website.)
Village of Mattawan
*Permits for the Village of Mattawan need to be dropped off at Village of Mattawan
|Ron Verleger||Phone: 269.207.7271 Fax: 269.668.4324|
Office hours are by appointment only.
|Lee Bailey||Phone: 269.569.0831 Fax: 269.655.0504|
Lee is available to answer questions by phone 8 am – 9 am Monday through Friday.
|Rich Goris||Phone: 269.207.1543 Fax: 269.668.4324|
|Scott Paddock||Phone: 269.998.8117 Fax: 269.655.1269|
For information about issuing property addresses please contact the following municipalities:
Antwerp Township: Van Buren County Planning & Land Management 269.657.8243
Lawton Village: 269.624.6407
Mattawan Village: 269.668.2128
Soil Erosion Permits: Van Buren County Drain Commission 269.657.8230
Driveway Permits: Van Buren County Road Commission 269.674.8011
Sanitation (Well & Septic) Permits: Van Buren Health Dept. 269.621.3142
Swimming Pool Information: Swimming Pool Ordinance *To apply for a building permit, please use Antwerp Township Building Packet 071018rev
Fence Permit: Fence Permit- 10-31-19
Sign Permit: Sign Permit Application (Rev 10/19/2021)
Sign Permit Information Sheet