City Hall Closed Monday, May 28
City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.read more >
Partial Closures of South Beach Parking Lot
Beginning May 22 through May 24, 2018, Pittman Asphalt Maintenance will be seal coating and placing pavement markings at the South Beach parking lot. This work will be completed in two phases, so half the parking lot will be open at all times.
The Department of Public Works apologizes for the inconvenience to our customers. If you have any questions regarding this matter, you may contact the City Engineer at (269) 637-0776.read more >
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 >
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 >
Board and Commission Vacancies
During the month of May and throughout 2018, the Mayor and City Council will be appointing individuals to fill vacancies on various city boards and commissions. Residents of the City of South Haven are encouraged to apply for any openings on boards for which they have an interest. For a listing of positions to be appointed, along with information on the application process, click here.read more >
Property Tax Poverty Exemptions
The City Council approved and adopted two separate programs at their January 15, 2018 regular meeting, both of which provide similar benefits to citizens:
1. The 2018 property tax poverty exemption guidelines, and
2. The special assessment district guidelines.
For more information on the guidelines and how to take advantage of these programs, please view the full press release by clicking here.read more >
Short-Term Rental Rule Reminder
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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