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Forms and Permits

Arts Commission
Boards and Commissions
Building Forms
City Hall Facility Rental
City Manager's Office
City Policy Forms
Clerk Forms
Finance and Administration
Historic District Commission
Historical Society / Mill Race Village
Housing Commission
Human Resources Forms
Police Forms
Public Works Forms
Tax and Assessing Forms
Zoning Forms

Arts Commission

 Budget and Program Worksheet  
 Vendor Payment Request   
 Request for Reimbursement  
 Volunteer Recruitment Form 
 Board and Commission Application - Arts Commission  
 Art House Membership and Donation Form
Art House Exhibition Application  (more information on Artist Opportunities)
Art House Store Application  (more information on Artist Opportunities)

Boards and Commissions

see Clerk's section below for an Application for Services on a Board or Commission.

TopBuilding Forms

General Applications

 Building Permit and Plan Application  
 Building Permit Fee Schedule
 
 Plumbing Permit Application  
 Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule
 
 Electrical Permit Application  
 Electrical Permit Fee Schedule
 
 Mechanical Permit Application  
 Mechanical Permit Fee Schedule

Zoning

 ZBA Application
 Development Review Fee Schedule

Click here for more information on Procedures to Appear before the Board of Zoning Appeals.

Planning

 Site Plan Application  
 Planned Unit Development
 Sign Permit Application  
 Special Land Use Application
 Petition for Change of Zoning  
 Pre-Application Meeting Request

 Development Review Fee Schedule

Click here for more information on Procedures to Appear before the Planning Commission.

Historic

 Development Review Fee Schedule
 Historic District Commission Application
 Demolition-Moving Review Process Summary
 Demolition-Moving Guidelines
 Demolition-Moving Application
 Demolition Guidelines (for Historic District)
     Design Standards (for Historic District)
     Historic Preservation Ordinance

Click here for more information on Procedures to Appear before the Historic District Commission.

Other Forms

 Michigan Construction Board of Appeals  
 Housing Board of Appeals Application  
 Tree Removal Permit Application  
 Front Yard Setback Worksheet

TopCity Hall Facility Rental

Click here to read more about the City Hall Facility, including floor plans, pictures, rates and more.

 Application for Rental of Council Chambers  
 Application for Rental of Meeting Room  
 Application for Rental of Training Room  

City Manager's Office

 Filming Inquiry Form

TopCity Policy Forms

Read more about the following policies in our City Policies page.

 Special Event Application
 Park and Open Space Naming Application  

TopClerk Forms

 Absentee Voter Ballot Application   (Please note that the most recent application is posted as it becomes available.)
You must meet one of the statutory requirements to receive an absentee ballot.  Applications must be signed by the registered voter.  In order for a ballot to be mailed, the application must be received by 2:00pm on the Saturday prior to election day.  State law requires a new application for each election unless otherwise noted.  Click here for more information on absentee ballots.

 Permanent Absent Voter Application Request Form
The City Clerk’s Office maintains a list of voters who are interested in receiving Absent Voter Ballot Applications prior to every election. There are no requirements to be placed on the list. However voters must meet at least one of the criteria.  Click here for more information on Absent Voter Applications.

 Billiard Application
Use this form to apply for a license to operate a pool or billiard room.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Board and Commission Application  
Use this form to apply to serve the community as a member of a board or commission.  Read more about the Northville Boards and Commissions here.  If you are apply to serve the Arts Commission, please use the below form.

 Board and Commission Application - Arts Commission  
Use this form to apply to serve the community as a member of the Arts Commission.  Please use the above form for any other Board or Commission.

 Business Closing/Business Sold Form  
Use this form to provide information to the City Clerk pertaining to the closing or sale of your business as required by Ordinance.

 Business Registration (annual renewal required)  
Use this form to apply for a business registration (Exception:  Massage Establishment, Taxi Cab, Taxi Cab Driver, Peddler, Solicitor, Commercial Amusement Device - do not use this form / use the form provided for your business type).  City Ordinance requires that all businesses be registered.  The fee schedule is noted on the application.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Child Care Organization  
Use this form to register a child care organization. Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Commercial Amusement Device and Arcade Application (annual renewal required)  
Renewals are mailed about six weeks prior to the license expiration date.  Use this form to apply to operate a commercial amusement device.  Fee schedule is noted on the application. Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Dance Hall/Roller Skating Facility Permit  
Use this form to obtain a permit for a dance hall or roller skating facility.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Dog License (annual renewal required)  
Use this form to apply for a new dog license (dog not previously registered with the City), or if you misplace the renewal application sent by mail.  Our Services/Clerk section has more information on Dog Licenses.

 Election Inspector Application
Use this form to apply to serve as an election inspector for local and state elections.  Pay rates are:  $180 per day for election chairperson and $145 per day for election inspector.  More Election Inspector information is here.

 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request for Public Records  
Use this form to request copies of public records.  You will be notified if there is a fee involved in order to process your request.

 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Subscription Request  
Use this form to request a six month subscription to regularly published documents (i.e. City Council minutes, agendas, etc.).  The subscription fee is noted on the application.

 Garage Sale Sign Permit  
Use this form to apply to have a garage sale.  This form must be returned in person and cannot be faxed or mailed.  Signs must be placed on private property.  You must obtain owner approval to place a sign on private property.  No fee.   Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Going Out of Business Sale Application
Use this form to apply for a license to conduct a "going out of business" sale or any sale that indicates a belief that upon disposal of the stock, the business will cease and discontinue at the premises where the sale is conducted.  The license is required by State Law.  Apply for the license at the City Clerk's Office.  The fee schedule is noted on the application.

 Horse-Drawn Carriage License  (annual renewal required)  
Use this form to apply for a license to operate a horse-drawn carriage in the City of Northville.  The fee schedule and insurance requirements are noted on the application.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Massage Establishment License (annual renewal required)  
Use this form to apply for a license to operate a massage establishment in the City of Northville.  Information needed at the time of application, including the fee schedule, may be found on the application.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

Massage Therapist/Instructor License
Per PA 471 of 2008, Massage Therapists are licensed by the State of Michigan.  Click here to visit the Michigan Department of Community Health website.

 Outdoor Seating, Sidewalk Café, or Dining Platform Permit  (annual renewal required)  
Required for establishments providing outdoor seating or a sidewalk café on public property.  Fee schedule, insurance requirements, and other required documentation is noted on the application.  Click here for more information on Outdoor Seating, Sidewalk Cafés and Dining Platforms.

Passport Application
May be found on the Department of State website.  To read more about passports, click here.

 Peddler License  
Use this form to apply for a Peddler's License.  Fee schedule is noted on the application.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Publication Request Form  
Use this form to request items to be sent by mail (i.e., City Map, Zoning Ordinance).  Fee schedule is noted on application.

 Solicitor License  
Use this form to apply for a Solicitor License.  Photos are due at the time of application.  A $3,000 surety bond is required.  Fee schedule and other information is noted on the application.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Taxi Cab Business License  (annual renewal required)  
Required for all taxi cab businesses.  New businesses, including meter rates, must be approved by City Council.  Fee schedule is noted on the application.  Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Taxi Cab Driver License  (annual renewal required)  
Required for all persons driving a taxi cab in the City.  Fee schedule and other information is noted on the application. Read more in the Northville Code of Ordinances.

 Voter Registration Form
Use this form to register to vote in the State of Michigan.  Applications must be received by the City Clerk 30 days prior to election day.  For restrictions on using this application, click here.

TopFinance and Administration

Automatic Utility Bill Payment Form:
 Automatic Utility Bill Payment Form (download, print, complete and return)
     Online Form (complete/submit from your browser)
This form is used to have utility bill payments directly debited from your savings or checking account. Read more on automatic utility bill payment by clicking here.

Cancellation of City Residential Solid Waste Collection Services:
 Cancellation of City Residential Solid Waste Collection Services (download, print, complete and return)
     Online Form  (complete/submit from your browser)
The form is used to cancel residential trash service.  For more information, click here.

Historical Society

View Northville Historical Society forms by clicking here.

Housing Commission

 Allen Terrace Housing Application  
The Allen Terrace Housing application is used to apply to live at Allen Terrace.  It also provides all pertinent information about Allen Terrace and the application requirements. Visit the Allen Terrace website for more information.

TopHuman Resources Forms

 Employment Application  
If you are interested in applying for any open position with the City of Northville, please fill out the Employment Application. (Police Department applicants - do not use this form - Please see below for Police Department Application.) Please mail the application, along with a resume to: City of Northville, Attn: Melissa Wyman, 215 W Main Street, Northville, MI 48167

Police Forms

 Police Department Application for Employment

 Alarm Registration
Before you operate an alarm system on property within the city you must fill out this alarm registration form and return it to the police department. This form contains information that is useful should the police be called to your property on an alarm. There is no fee charged in connection with registering your alarm system.

 Bad Check Forms  
If you receive a bad check in the City of Northville, please follow all the instructions found on this form before coming to the Police Department to file a complaint. 

 House/Vacation Watch  
If you would like the Police Department to keep an extra watch on your home while you are away on vacation, please complete this form and bring it into the Police Department.

 Liquor License Review Committee Application  
Under the City of Northville’s liquor management ordinance, those applying for a liquor license within the City must file an “operation plan” that will be approved by the City’s Liquor Management Committee.  All “On-Premise” licenses must be approved by City Council after review by the Liquor Management Committee.  Applicants should contact the Michigan Liquor Control Commission for further information.

 Parking Permit Application  
Parking is prohibited on city streets and municipal lots between the hours of 3:00am and 6:00am.  If you need to park your vehicle on the street or in a lot overnight for an extended period of time, please complete this application and submit it to the Police Department for processing.  Please note that if you have any outstanding parking tickets, the permit will be denied.

 Parking Ticket Dismissal Request  
If you feel you were unjustly issued a parking ticket, complete this form.  Submit the form and the ticket to the Police Department.  Your will be notified of the decision of the Chief of Police by mail.  Please read the instructions carefully.

 Request for Police Records  
If you need a copy of a police report on file with the Northville Police Department, please complete this form.  You will be notified by telephone when the requested report is ready for you to pick up.

Public Works

Address Change Form (Utility/Tax Customers)

Automatic Utility Bill Payment Form:
 Automatic Utility Bill Payment Form (download, print, complete and return)
     Online Form (complete/submit from your browser)
This form is used to have utility bill payments directly debited from your savings or checking account. Read more on automatic utility bill payment by clicking here.

Cancellation of City Residential Solid Waste Collection Services:
 Cancellation of City Residential Solid Waste Collection Services (download, print, complete and return)
     Online Form  (complete/submit from your browser)
The form is used to cancel residential trash service.  For more information, click here.

E-Bill:
 Utility E-Bill Authorization (download, print, complete and return)
     Online Form  (complete/submit from your browser)
Complete this form if you would like to receive your Utilities Bill via email.

Dual Meter:
 Dual Meter Process
 Dual Meter Agreement
 Meter Placement Diagram
 Dual Meter Cost Savings Calculation worksheet
 City of Northville Dual Water Meter Policy
For residents who have a high outside water usage, the City allows the installation of a second water meter.  Residents receive a 60% reduction in their sewer rate for outside water usage that goes through the second meter.  For current rates click here.

 Right of Way Permit
If you are planning improvements to your property that involve work on your driveway approach, City sidewalk, or anywhere on the street right-of-way, you must first obtain a permit from the City of Northville Department of Public Works.  However, some properties are located on streets under the jurisdiction of Wayne or Oakland Counties.  Read more information here.

TopTax and Assessing

Lot Split/Combinations (legal description changes):
All proposed changes to a legal description must begin with the City Assessor and are required to submit the Administrative Review Application
 Administrative Review Application

Address Change Form (Utility/Tax Customers)

Automatic Tax Bill Payment Form:
 Automatic Tax Bill Payment Form  (download, print, complete and return)
     Online Form (complete/submit from your browser)
Take advantage of automatic tax bill payment.  Residents and businesses may now pay their tax bills automatically by completing this form.

 Form L-2358, Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes
This form extends the due date of your summer tax bill until February 14 or the date winter taxes are due.

 Form 2602, Request to Rescind Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption  
Use this form to remove the homeowner's principal residence exemption from a parcel.  Example: You no longer own and occupy a parcel as your primary residence, or you have filed an exemption in error. 

 Form 2368, Homeowner's Principal Residence Exemption Affidavit  
Use this form to request a principal residence exemption for a parcel.  To qualify for an exemption you must OWN and OCCUPY the parcel as your primary residence.  If you own and occupy by May 1st of any given year, the exemption will begin in that year.  If you do not own and occupy by May 1st of any given year, the exemption will not begin until the following year.

 Form L-4260, Property Transfer Affidavit
Use this form whenever a transfer in ownership occurs. This form is REQUIRED by law to be filed within 45 days of a transfer in ownership. If not filed within 45 days, a penalty of $5/day ($200 maximum) applies.

 Form 4640, Conditional Rescission of Principal Residence Exemption (PRE) 
A conditional rescission allows the owner to receive a Principal Residence Exemption on his or her current property and on previously exempted property simultaneously under certain conditions.  Click here to read more about Conditional Rescission.

 Application for Reduction of Property Taxes Due to Hardship
For seniors on a fixed income, and others who may be experiencing a difficulty in paying their property taxes at this time, there may be help.  Read more here.

 Personal Property Statement
Read more about the Personal Property Statement here.

Zoning Forms

see above under Building Forms

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Event Calendar
5/5/14 Beautification Commission Meeting
5/5/14 City Council Meeting
5/6/14 Planning Commission Meeting - CANCELLED
5/7/14 Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting
5/10/14 Seedling Giveaway
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News and Announcements

Master Plan Update Process
The Northville Planning Commission is currently updating the Master Plan - More Info

7 Mile & Center Construction - More Info

Title VI
Non-Discrimination Plan

Wayne County’s Third Circuit Court Moves to New One-Step Jury Duty Notification
Press Release
Video PSA
YouTube PSA

New Precinct 1 Voting Location
Precinct 1 now votes at the Community Center located at 303 W. Main Street  - More Info

eBill for Utility Billing
Bills by email are now available to all utility billing customers.
Click here to sign up.

Automatic Payment (ACH) for Taxes & Utility Billing
The City offers Automatic Payment for Utility Billing.
Click here to sign up.
The City offers Automatic Payment for Taxes.
Click here to sign up.

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