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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I obtain a Burn Permit?
Call 1-866-922-2876 or go to the State of Michigan burn permit website.
Call Animal Control at 989-835-6856.
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.
All agricultural and accessory buildings 200 sq. ft. or less require a Zoning Permit.
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.
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.
Please send a letter to the Township Office, Attn: Carl Crewes, 3027 N. Jefferson Rd, Midland, MI 48642 or Contact Carl Crewes, Township Supervisor 989-835-3505.
A permit is required for fencing over 6 feet high and must be placed on landowner's property.