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Prior to the City Council approving the fiscal year budget at the second Council meeting in June of every year, a public hearing is held during the second Council meeting in May. During this meeting the proposed budget is presented to the public, at which time questions can be asked and concerns expressed.
The City budget for the upcoming fiscal year must be adopted by City Council no later than the second Council meeting in June.
A permit is not required for the following:Sheds less than 200 square feet in sizeDriveways on grade on private propertyStrip and re-shingle RoofPainting, wallpapering, or other similar finishes.
Prefabricated above-ground pools or in-ground pools that are less than 24 inches deepIf your application is approved, you will receive a copy of the actual Building Permit, including a list of required inspections, and a copy of the approved plans. The Permit should be posted at the job site so that it is visible from the street. The approved set of construction drawings should be kept at the job site for you and the inspector to refer to until the project is completed.
•Footing and drainage system inspections prior to backfill
•Rough building prior to covering
•Final plumbing, heating, and electrical inspections
•Final grade (as-built grade certification required)
Yes. Outside bathroom facilities are available at the City Hall building.
A Historic District Commission (HDC) is a group of people that regulates and reviews proposed improvements on a property within a designated local historic district. Members of the commission are appointed by City Council.
An HDC makes its decisions based on the Secretary of Interior's Standards for Rehabilitation of historic structures. For a detailed explanation of the Standards, please visit the National Parks Service website at: https://www.nps.gov/tps/standards/four-treatments/treatment-rehabilitation.htm
The Planning Commission reviews and considers all new signs, new commercial / industrial development, and exterior alterations to commercial and industrial buildings. The Planning Commission also reviews all new residential developments (new subdivisions) and additions to residential construction and recommends either approval or denial to the City Council. The Planning Commission is assisted by the City Planner, City Attorney, and Building Official. The Planning Commission is guided by the Master Plan for the City, which is available on our website using the link below, can be viewed at the Village Hall and a printed version can be purchased.
An application to request a rezoning must be submitted to The City of the Village of Clarkston Building Department (Susan Weaver (248) 625-8480 or firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to consideration by the Planning Commission.
The Planning Commission is guided by the Master Plan for The City of the Village of Clarkston. When you have submitted a Site plan, Special Land Use Application, Sign permit application for review by the Planning Commission, you or your representative must be in attendance at the appropriate meeting(s) to present your application and to answer questions of the Planning Commission. Please contact the Building Department Administrator Susan Weaver @ (248) 625-8480 or email email@example.com.