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All information must be filled out completely. Any forms that are not filled out completely will be returned, and will not be accepted. Any permits that require payment must be paid for at Niles City Hall, 333 N. Second Street Ste. 301 or at the Building Safety Division offices located at 1345 E. Main Street in Niles, Michigan or mail your completed form along with a check or money order payable to the City of Niles to: Attention Building Safety Division or Attention Public Works or Attention City Clerk, etc. at 333 N. Second St., Ste 301 Niles, MI 49120.

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Forms Permits and Applications46 documents

Fire Department7 documents

  • Building Permit Application
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  • Electrical Permit Application
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  • Zoning Compliance Permit Application
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  • Mechanical Permit Application
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  • Sign Permit Application
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  • Garage Sale Permit Guidelines
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  • Certificate of Appropriateness Application
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Human Resources3 documents

  • Volunteers in Policing Application
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  • History Center Volunteer Application
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  • Volunteer Fire Trainee Application
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Utilities Department3 documents

  • Banner Permit Application
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  • Direct Pay Program
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  • 2018 Energy Smart Application
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Department of Public Works10 documents

  • Buy A Brick in Riverfront Park Form
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  • Driveway Permit
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  • Parade Permit Application
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  • Refuse Container Permit
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  • Right-of-Way Permit
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  • Sanitary Sewer Lateral Repair Policy
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  • Sidewalk Permit
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  • Tree Planting Permit
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  • Tree Removal, Trimming, etc.
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  • Sewer Connection Procedure
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City Clerk10 documents

  • Event Application Class II
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    Events that require City Assistance such as Festivals
  • Park Use Permit Class I
    document seq 0.75
    Park Use Permit
  • Peddler's License or Transient Merchant License
    document seq 1.00
    Door to Door Sales or Outdoor Sales
  • Event Vendor or Mobile Food Vendor Permit
    document seq 1.25
    Event Vendor Application
  • Boards and Commissions Application
    document seq 2.00
  • Board Resignation Form
    document seq 2.50
  • Voter Registration Form
    document seq 3.00
    Voter Registration
  • Absent Voter Ballot Application
    document seq 3.05
  • Election Inspector Application
    document seq 3.10
  • Freedom of Information Request Form
    document seq 8.00
    FOIA Request Form

Community Development Department11 documents

  • ReducedFareCardApplicationForm.pdf
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  • Niles Zoning Map
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  • Application to keep certain animals- chickens- bees- etc
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  • Final- 11th Street Overlay and Map.pdf
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    11th Street Overlay and Map
  • Lnd Division Application Processing & Routing Sheet Fillable.pdf
    document seq 2.00
    Land Division Application Processing & Routing Sheet
  • City of Niles - Sign Permit Application
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    City of Niles - Sign Permit Application
  • Site Plan Review Checklist
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    Site Plan Review Checklist
  • City of Niles - Special Land Use Application Fillable.pdf
    document seq 5.00
    City of Niles - Special Land Use Application
  • City of Niles - Variance Application Fillable.pdf
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    City of Niles - Variance Application
  • Fillable-Zoning Compliance Application
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    Fillable-Zoning Compliance Application
  • Niles Zoning Ordinance - Final - February 11 2007.pdf
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    Niles Zoning Ordinance

Miscellaneous1 document

  • Liability Claim Form
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