Obtaining a Zoning Permit

Zoning permits may be printed HERE. You can also pick up a Zoning Permit at City Hall.

                                  Vassar City Hall

                                                    287 East Huron Ave

                                                      Vassar  48768
                                                      (989) 823-8517
                                                Mon. - Fri.: 8 AM - 4:30 PM


Permits that require zoning approval by the City must be returned to City Hall, along with a fee of $25.00. (Fines may be incurred if you do not obtain permit(s) prior to starting your project.) 

Zoning permits are required for the following improvements: 

  1. remodeling when changing size of structure
  2. replacing existing structures
  3. additions 
  4. demolitions  
  5. decks
  6. swimming pools
  7. all storage or accessory buildings
  8. all fences

To obtain a BUILDING Permit, an approved Zoning Permit must be presented to the Tuscola County Building Code Administrator, SAFEbuilt, PO BOX 190, Athens, MI 49011. Call 1-269-729-9244 prior to your visit to determine whether or not a Building Permit will be required for your project. 

                 Before you dig, call MISS DIG for utility stake out at 1-800-482-7171.