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Frequently Asked Questions

When is a Zoning Permit required?

When is a Building Permit required?

When is a Building Permit not required?

Do I need a Permit to Re-shingle a home or building?

Who do I call when a deceased animal is found?

How do I obtain a Burn Permit?

What is an allowable Land Split?

How do I protest my property tax assessment?

Who do I call when my garbage or recycle is not picked up?

How do I obtain a green reflective Home ID sign?

How do I request road repair/work?

What is required for a fence?

How do I make a complaint for my cable/video

                        

 


 

What is an allowable Land Split?


Allowable Splits Per SB 112

 

How do I obtain a Burn Permit?
Call 1-866-922-2876 or go to the State of Michigan burn permit website.

 

Who do I call when a deceased animal is found?

Call Animal Control at 989-835-6856.

 

When is a Building Permit required?

Buildings/sheds 200 sq. feet or less will need a zoning permit and buildings over 200 sq. feet require a building permit.  Accessory buildings over 600 sq. feet and larger must have frost protected footings. Re- shingle permits are required for residential and commercial buildings. Fencing over 6 feet high, structural remodeling, decks over 30" above grade, additions, swimming pools over 24" deep, etc.

 

 

When is a Zoning Permit required?

All agricultural and accessory buildings 200 sq. ft. or less require a Zoning Permit.

 

When is a Building Permit not required?

A fence not over 6 feet high, a retaining wall not more than 4 feet in height, a sidewalk or driveway, painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinet counter tops and similar finish work, a prefabricated swimming pool that is less than 24 inches deep, swings and other playground equipment accessory to a 1-2 family dwelling, window awnings supported by an exterior wall which do not project more than 54 inches from the exterior wall and do not require additional support.

 

How do I protest my property tax assessment?
You must protest to the Board of Review on one of the scheduled hearing dates that are selected in March of each year.

 

Who do I call when my garbage or recycle is not picked up?
Republic Waste     1-800-578-2664


Do I need a Permit to Re-shingle a home or building?
Re-shingle permits are required for residential and commercial buildings.

 

How do I obtain a green reflective Home ID sign?

You may purchase a Safety Street sign which will help all 911 personnel find your home quickly in the event of an emergency.  The signs are $23.00 for the 5-7 year life or $30.00 for the 10-14 year life high intensity sign.  A portion of the proceeds is used to purchase equipment for The Larkin Township Fire Department.  Contact Safety Street at 1-800-526-7077 for additional information.

 

How do I request road repairs/work?

Please send a letter to the Township Office, Attn: Maria Sandow, Township Supervisor, 3027 N. Jefferson Rd, Midland, MI 48642 or Contact Maria Sandow,Township Supervisor at the Township office:  989-835-3505.

 

What is required for a fence?

A permit is required for fencing over 6 feet high and must be placed on landowner's property.

 

This page last updated on 7/19/2017.
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