Peter Basso Associates provided MEP engineering design services for the modern 41,000 square-foot police headquarters for Grand Blanc Township. The main level of the new facility includes a holding cell, a dispatch area, office space, administrative areas, and a multi-purpose space for public meeting as well as police training for up to 100 people. The lower level of the facility includes locker rooms, an evidence lab, and space for an indoor gun range, technology rooms and mechanical rooms.
The power systems were designed for reliable power with capacity for growth for the police functions. The entire building is backed up an onsite diesel powered generator. The interior of the building was designed with all the amenities of a modern office building. The lighting systems were designed to provide appropriate light levels and a comfortable working environment. The lighting was designed to support the functions and requirements of all of the police needs including offices, holding areas, conference areas, training, etc., as well as the public uses of the building. Portions of the building were designed to support public gatherings and other functions.