Short-Term Rental Information
Please use the following links to view recent updates related to short-term rentals:
Short-Term Rental Moratorium Resolution
Moratorium Press Release
Moratorium Clarifying Resolution
Short-Term Rental Ordinance Amendments
Short-Term Rental Ordinance Amendments Press Release
Short-Term Rental Rule Reminder
Permit Fee Schedule Resolutionread more >
I-196 Business Loop Road Diet
A roadway reconfiguration known as a Road Diet offers several high-value improvements at a low cost when applied to traditional four-lane undivided highways. In addition to low cost, the primary benefits of a Road Diet include enhanced safety, mobility and access for all road users and a "complete streets" environment to accommodate a variety of transportation modes.
For more information for the planned road diet of the I-196 business loop, click here and here
Boards and Commissions Vacancies
At their October 15, 2018 Regular Meeting, the City Council will be filling two vacancies on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Both of the vacancies are for partial terms, with one expiring June 2019, and the other June 2021. Additionally, the city will be filling a vacancy on the Harbor Commission, for a partial term expiring June 2021. Finally, an opening on the Construction Board of Appeals for a 5-year expiring in 2023 will be filled.
All interested residents should submit an application to the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 539 Phoenix Street, South Haven, MI 49090, or by dropping off the application at the customer service counter at City Hall.
Due to appointments being made on October 15, the deadline for applications has been extended to Tuesday, October 9 at 5:00 p.m.
Boards and Commissions Applicationread more >
Cemetery Decoration Removal
In preparation for the upcoming leaf/snow removal season, Lakeview Cemetery asks that all artificial flowers, potted plants, toys, and glass items be removed from grave sites by October 1, 2018. All personal items remaining after this date will be removed. The City has no responsibility to return the items to the owner.
Winter wreaths may be placed on graves the first Sunday prior to Thanksgiving but must be removed by the first Sunday in April.
Halloween Trick-or-Treating Hours
Trick-or-Treating in the City of South Haven will take place on Wednesday, October 31, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.read more >
City Website Email Notification
The City website offers users the opportunity to receive email notifications as soon as information is posted to the website. This includes notifications for meeting agendas, minutes, and city documents, as well as urgent notifications such as watermain breaks, road closings, weather-related emergencies, and boil water alerts.
In order to receive notifications, users must sign up at the bottom of the Home Page at "Sign up here for email notifications" and click on "SIGN UP". The "Subscribe to Email List" page will appear with instructions.
Click here to read the City's current notification methods.
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