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139 S. Saginaw Street

(810) 639-6168

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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 provide 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

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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.

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

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City of Montrose

139 S. Saginaw Street

Montrose, MI 48457

Phone 810-639-6168

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