Knotweed Control Efforts
Clarifying Language Amendment to Short-Term Rental Moratorium Approved
At the May 7 meeting of the City Council, the Council approved a six-month moratorium on new short-term rentals in two residential districts.
The moratorium, which takes effect immediately, is designed to allow adequate time for South Haven staff, Planning Commission and Council members to consider amendments to the City's short-term rental ordinance.
At their May 21 meeting, the City Council approved Resolution 2018-24, providing clarification and allowing for the easing of financial hardships caused by the moratorium.
To Read more about the clarifying resolution, click here.
To view Resolution 2018-20, click here
To view Resolution 2018-24, click hereread more >
Beach Parking Enforcement Begins
Paid parking at the beaches runs from May 15th to September 15th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Daily parking fee:
$10.00 per trip
Hourly metered parking at $1.00 per hour
Weekly parking passes are available for $30.00 per week. Multi-Year Passes are available for $80.00. Multi-Year passes began again this year, and are good through 2020 (three years).
Weekly and Multi-Year passes are available for purchase at City Hall, Police Department, or from Beach Parking Attendants.
Also a reminder that downtown street parking is free but limited to 3 hours, excluding Sundays and holidays.read more >
Cross Connection Inspections Beginning
The City of South Haven has contracted with HydroCorp of Troy, MI to perform the State Mandated Cross Connection Control Program. As part of the program, a survey of the internal water system at residential properties will be completed.
For more information on the Cross Connection Control Program, click here.read more >
Golf Cart Operation On City Streets
Use of golf carts on city streets is allowed in the City of South Haven between April 15th and October 15th per City Council resolution.
The statute imposes restrictions on the operation of golf carts on streets within the city, and all golf carts operating on city streets must be registered with the South Haven Police Department.
For more information,
click hereread more >
Short-Term Rental Rule Reminder
Hydrant Flushing Scheduled
Notice for residents of the City of South Haven and Townships of Casco and South Haven: South Haven Area Emergency Services will begin flushing the water system and fire hydrants beginning Thursday, June 7, 2018 and continue until all hydrants have been inspected and flushed.
This is necessary to clean particulates and sediment from the system.If you have discolored water at your residence, run the water until it clears and also run your washing machine through one cycle to clear water from the lines and the machine.read more >
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