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The August 11, 2020 DDA Meeting Has Been Cancelled Due To No Business.  Next DDA Meeting Will Be October 13, 2020 @ 7:30 a.m.


Have Exterior Home Improvements?

Need Financial Help?

Click for NEP Guidelines

Click for an NEP Application


Want to learn more about the program?Attend the July 13th Informational Meeting at Lion’s Park at 7:00 p.m.Application and guidelines are also available at the Montrose City Office






The City of Montrose is accepting

Request for Bids For Demolition of the Residential Structure located at  200 E. Maple Street

Request for Bids For Installation of Sidewalks on

Park and North Streets


The City of Montrose Office will be re-opening to the public on Monday, June 15 at 8:00 a.m. We encourage residents to continue to use the drop box for utility and tax payments. We also encourage residents to call to make an appointment if you need to meet with city staff.   A hand sanitizing station has been installed and facial masks are required within the building. 

We are eager to return to providing you services and appreciate your patience as we continue to be vigilant about mitigating the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. We encourage you to visit the Genesee County Health Department for more information about COVID-19.



 New Summer Office Hours

Memorial Day- Labor Day

Monday -Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Republic Services has announce that effective April 27th, they are reinstating regular yard waste collection.

For safe and efficient service, please follow these instructions: • Yard waste must be in biodegradable paper bags or loosely placed into a 35-gallon or smaller can that is clearly marked YARD WASTE ONLY.• Ensure all bags or cans weigh less than 50 pounds and do not contain any rocks, dirt or sod.• Branches and twigs smaller than 2” in diameter must be placed in bundles no larger than 2’ by 4’ long or 50 pounds per bag or bundle.• Absolutely no plastic bags, tree stumps, or demolition and/or construction debris will be accepted.Additionally, Republic will also be reinstating bulk collection. (e.g. couch, television, mattresses, carpet, etc.).      Each residence is limited to one (1) bulk item per week. ** Please do not place trash or recycle material in cardboard boxes. All cardboard must be broke down to fit in your recycle bin or cart. If your community uses Republic provided trash carts all additional bagged trash should be placed next to your cart, not on top. **  

The City of Montrose is looking for a member to serve on the Election Commission

This individual must be at least 18 years of age and a registered voter within the State of MI.  The election commission meets once prior to each election and is responsible for appointing the slate of election inspectors working each election.  Each meeting lasts approximately ½ hour and the pay is $15 per meeting. For further inquiries, please contact the City of Montrose Clerk Tina Rush at (810) 639-6168 ext. 3
The City of Montrose Now Offers Notary Services!
Notary services will be provided pursuant to the laws of the State of Michigan.

Notaries acting on the behalf of the City of Montrose: 

Costs are $5.00 for resident and $7.00 for non-resident per document.

Will only notarize documents written in English, or with the English translation attached. Notarize completed documents, which shall not contain blanks.  Not notarize copies of passports, I-9 forms, closing documents, trusts or wills. Confirm the identity of all individuals requesting notary service against a government issued photo identification card.  Act as a witness to and notarize the same document. Not certify or notarize that a record is an original or a true copy of another record. We reserve the right to refuse to notarize any document.


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City of Montrose, Michigan

The City of Montrose mission is to provide the citizens and business community effective municipal services while maintaining our sense of community values.

  The city has assembled links to state and local governments and other institutions to formulate a comprehensive collection of documents, laws, and information to serve your needs.  Our objectives are to increase awareness, to encourage development, to examine issues, facilitate exchange of information, to promote our interests and to assist and support our citizens.




Notice is hereby given that all noxious weeds, tall or dead grass, and brush grown on any subdivided land or land along public streets or roads or improved streets shall not exceed a height of 10 inches. Improved lots shall be maintained to a height of less than 10 inches for a depth of 125 feet or the depth of the lot, whichever is less.

Unimproved lots shall be maintained to a height of less than 10 inches for a depth of 40 feet from the centerline of the street. Failure to comply with this notice shall make any party liable for the costs of cutting noxious weeds and tall or dead grass and brush by the city of Montrose and the cost shall be levied and collected against said lands in the same manner as other taxes are levied and collected pursuant to the Montrose city charter.



        All persons or entities engaged in Home Occupations within the City of Montrose, must apply for a Home Occupation permit with the City of Montrose Clerk.  Definition of Home Occupation is “a gainful occupation conducted in a dwelling unit as an activity clearly incidental and secondary to the use of the building as a dwelling unit”.  Permits for Home Occupations may be issued by the Planning Board or its designee, provided the Home Occupation is in compliance with City of Montrose Ordinance No. 306, (As amended by Ordinance No. 338 & 407).  Failure to comply with the registration requirements of Ordinance No. 306 may result in enforcement, penalties, and other remedies. All persons with Home Occupations are asked to register with the City Offices located at 139 S. Saginaw Street, Montrose, MI  48457.

        For further information, please call the City Office at (810) 639-6168, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., or you may e-mail the City Treasurer at

Home Occupation Permit Application

Genesee County Home Improvement Program

Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan

Click here for a Building Permit

Burn Permit

2019 Water Quality Report for the City of Montrose

2018/2019 Audit

City of Montrose 2019/2020 Fiscal Year Budget


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Rose Pest Solutions would like to remind residents to empty standing water from containers from the recent rainfall. Containers would include kid pools, bird baths, boats and tarps. 

Please do your part to help eliminate Mosquito Breeding locations.


Any questions or concerns Regarding Mosquito Control,please call Rose Pest Solutions at 1-800-437-6938.

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                 Aiden Putnam

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Mailing AddressCity of Montrose139 S. Saginaw StreetMontrose, MI 48457



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