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                   Beginning Monday, March 16, the City of Montrose is closing the City Offices at 139 S. Saginaw. City administration and elected officials will re-evaluate in the coming days to determine if the closing should be extended.  Citizens are advised to use online options, pay-by-phone, or the payment drop box. 


Burning Ban in Effect

Due to the current statewide emergency, the Montrose Township Fire Department has issued a no-burning order on Monday, March 30, 2020 for the City of Montrose.

During this time, open burning is not permitted anywhere in the City of Montrose. This ban is in effect until further notice. The City will continue to take burn permits which are available here. For any question please call the Montrose Township Fire Department at (810) 639-7777.



Republic Services outlines changes in residential trash service due to Covid-19

  Effective immediately, there will be some changes in the residential trash services due to the public health emergency caused by the coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) outbreak. 

All trash must be bagged and placed in a Republic cart.  Republic will not service any trash outside of the containers as we are trying to limit exposure to our drivers during this time.  Additionally, in order to best protect and limit the exposure to our employees, the bulky item and yard waste program pick-up at curbside will be suspended until further notice. 

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.



        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

2018 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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Citizen of the Month
February 2020 

                 Aiden Putnam

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City of Montrose
139 S. Saginaw Street
Montrose, MI 48457



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