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Building11 documents

  • What requires a permit?
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Building Permit Application
  • Contractor Registration Application
  • Demolition Permit Application
  • Electrical Permit Application
  • Mechanical Permit Application
  • Plumbing Permit Application
  • Roofing Permit Application
  • Sign Permit Application
  • Zoning Permit Application

City Clerk11 documents

  • Absentee Voter Ballot Application
  • Absentee Voter Ballot Application (large print)
  • Michigan Voter Registration
  • Pavilion Rental Application
  • Business License - Car Dealership
  • Business License - Refuse Collector
  • Business License - Junk Dealer
  • Business License - Recycling Center Operator
  • Business License - Seasonal Business
  • City Council Application
  • Special Events Application

Code Compliance5 documents

  • Animal Ordinance
  • Motor Vehicle Ordinance
  • Noxious Weeds Ordinance
  • Property Maintenance Ordinance
  • Refuse Ordinance

Employee Documents10 documents

  • Battle Creek Withholding
  • Springfield Withholding
  • Michigan Withholding
  • Federal Withholding
  • Benefits at a Glance (active employees & retirees under 65)
  • Benefits at a Glance (retirees 65 and over)
  • Health Insurance Change Form
  • Employee Handbook
  • Direct Deposit
  • Life Insurance Change Form

Finance8 documents

  • Audit Report FY 2016-2017
  • 2016 Citizen's Guide and Performance Dashboard
  • FY 2017-18 Operating Budget
  • Capital Improvement Plan 2018 - 2023
  • Standard & Poor's Bond Rating Upgrade
  • General Financial Policies
  • Fee Schedule
  • Fraud Risk Policy

Income Tax (Individuals)6 documents

  • 2019 SF-1040 Form
  • 2019 SF-1040 Instruction Booklet
  • 2018 SF-1040 Form
  • 2018 SF-1040 Instruction Booklet
  • 2017 SF-1040 Form
  • 2017 SF-1040 Instruction Booklet

Income Tax (Employers)10 documents

  • 2020 Monthly Employer Withholding Voucher
  • 2020 Quarterly Employer Withholding Voucher
  • 2019 Monthly Employer Withholding Voucher
  • 2019 Quarterly Employer Withholding Voucher
  • Instructions for Employer Withholding
  • W-3 Annual Employer Withholding Reconciliation
  • Withholder Registration Form
  • W-2 Electronic Transmittal Instructions
  • W-4 Employee Withholding Certificate
  • Notice of Change or Discontinuance

Income Tax (Corporate & Partnership)5 documents

  • Corporate Return
  • Corporate Return Instruction Booklet
  • Partnership Return
  • Partnership Return Schedule K Instructions
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Income Tax (Miscellaneous)8 documents

  • 2020 Estimate Vouchers
  • 2020 Estimate Instructions
  • 2019 Estimate Vouchers
  • 2019 Estimate Instructions
  • Amended Individual Return
  • Power of Attorney Authorization
  • Employee Business Expense
  • Auto Extension Application

Marihuana Information7 documents

  • Adult Business District Map
  • Medical Marihuana Corridor Overlay District Ordinance
  • Medical Marihuana Licensing Ordinance
  • Recreational Marihuana Opt-out Ordinance
  • Marihuana Business License Application Part A
  • Marihuana Business License Application Part B
  • Special Use Permit Application (revised)

Property Taxes9 documents

  • 2018 Millage Rates
  • Principal Residence Exemption
  • Property Tax Frequently Asked Questions
  • Summer Deferment Application
  • Tax Designation Form
  • Summer Deferment FAQ
  • Affidavit for Disabled Veterans Exemption
  • ACH Authorization
  • Terminate ACH Payments

Public Works1 document

  • Right of Way Permit Application

Utility Billing15 documents

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Rate Change Notice
  • WM Garbage / Recycling Brochure
  • Acceptable / Unacceptable Bulk Item List
  • Account Transfer
  • Final Bill Request
  • Temporary Stop Garbage
  • Payment Agreement
  • Auto Pay Authorization
  • ACH Cancellation
  • E-bill Enrollment
  • 2018 Annual Water Quality Report
  • WM Banned Materials
  • 2020 Recycling Events
  • 2019 Water Quality Report