Building Inspector

Butch Saari is Bessemer's Building Inspector. His office hours are by appointment only.

The building permit can be found here and we strongly encourage you to call Butch prior to filling it out.

Phone: 906-364-1277

Rental Inspections

The City of Bessemer does require all rental units to be inspected. If you have a rental unit, please fill out this application.  Completed applications can be turned in at City Hall or emailed to Samantha at

We also strongly urge you to look at this rental inspection checklist and make any necessary repairs prior to inspection.

For more information look at our Registration Ordinance,  Inspection Ordinance, and our Fee Schedule.