ASSESSING/PROPERTY INFORMATION

How do I find information on my property?

POLICE & FIRE DEPARTMENT

How do I contact the police or fire department in Petoskey?

How do I obtain a copy of a police report?

What are the winter season parking regulations?

What are the rules for skateboarding in Petoskey?

FILING COMPLAINTS

My neighbor's grass is tall and unsightly, is this legal?

What can I do about a neighbor who is storing trash on his/her property?

LICENSES, PERMITS & APPLICATIONS

Do I need a business license?

Are food trucks allowed in the City of Petoskey?

Can I use my property as a vacation rental?

I'm opening a new store, do I need a license?

Where can I get a copy of my birth certificate or a death certificate?

I want to build a shed on my property, what permits do I need?

What permits do I need for an addition to my home?

Do I need a permit to put up a fence?

When is a sign permit required?

CONTACT CITY STAFF

How do I contact different departments?

How do I contact the City Manager?

Can I make an appointment with the City Manager?

VOTING INFORMATION

How do I register to vote or change my voter registration?

Where do I vote?

What do I bring with me to the polls?

How would I obtain an absentee ballot?

Do you have a permanent absentee ballot list?

Can somone else pick up my absentee ballot?

Can someone else drop off my absentee ballot?

CITY COUNCIL INFORMATION

When and where does the City Council meet?

Who is my Councilmember and how do I contact?

How can I share my view on a topic with the City Council?

APPLYING FOR A BOARD OR COMMISSION

How do I apply to be on a Board or Commission?

SIGNS & ZONING INFORMATION

How can I determine if my property is in a business district?

What are the restrictions on garage or yard sales?

What is the zoning of a particular property?

Who should I contact if I believe my neighbor is not complying with the Zoning Ordinance?

TAXES & UTILITIES

When are property taxes due?

Does the City accept the postmark as the date of delivery?

Do I have to continue paying the monthly "Ready to Serve Charge" on my water and sewer bill even if the meter is removed and there is no usage?

FINANCIAL/BUDGET INFORMATION

Why does the City keep cash reserves?

What measures does the City use to ensure adequate cash reserves exist in case of an emergency?

Why can't the City simply take money from one fund and use it for a different purpose?

Where can I find an explanation of each fund and fund type?

What are the property tax levies that the City collects?

Does the City benefit from the increased tax collected following the sale of a house?