Permits and Requests

  • Building Permit
    Inspector: David Ragozzi
    Phone: 269-348-4394
    Fee: (on permit)
    Pay to: State of Michigan
    Permit
  • Electrical Permit
    Inspector: Mark Smith
    Phone: 269-312-3300
    Fee: (on permit)
    Pay to: State of Michigan
    Permit
  • Mechanical Permit
    Inspector: Norm Klug
    Phone: 269-252-3612
    Fee: (on permit)
    Pay to: State of Michigan
    Permit
  • Plumbing Permit
    Inspector: Michael Field
    Phone: 269-348-4386
    Fee: (on permit)
    Pay to: State of Michigan
    Permit
  • Contractor Water Purchase
    $10.00 per 1,000 gallons (Updated 07-10-17)
  • Copy/Fax Fee
    $1.00 per copy
  • Golf Cart Permit
    Cost: $10.00 To be renewed every three years (Updated 07-10-17)
    Permit
Freedom of Information Act

  • Highway Exit Ramp Sign Contract
    Form
    24″ x 36″ Sign Cost: $150.00
    8″ x 36″ Sign Cost: $50
  • Labor Charges
    Cost: $100/hour (Updated 07-10-17)
  • Land Division
    Cost: $250 plus legal fees
    Application
  • Marihuana Application
    Cost: On Permit
    Application
  • NSF
    Cost: $35 (Updated 07-10-17)
  • Home Occupancy Permit
    Application
    Cost: $75 (includes initial inspection fee)
    Additional inspection required – $50/each
  • Peddlers Permit
    Cost: $5 each or $50 per year
    Form
  • Police Report Copies
    Cost: See Van Buren County Sherriff’s Department
  • Rental Property Registration Form
    Cost: $25/rental unit (one-time fee)
    Form
  • Rental Property Registration Policy
    Cost: $25/rental unit (one-time fee)
    Form
  • Rezoning Request
    Cost: $500 including public hearing costs
    Form
  • Right of Way Permit
    One-Time Cost: $25
    Annual Cost: $200
    Right of Way Permit
    Regulations and Guidelines
  • Sanitary Permit
    Cost: $300
  • Signage Permit
    Cost: $25
    Sign Permit Page 1
    Sign Permit Page 2
  • Sidewalk Display Permit
    Cost: No Charge
    Sidewalk Display Permit
  • Site Plan Review
    Cost: $350 Plus Costs (Updated 07-10-17)
    Site Plan Requirements
    Environmental Checklist
  • Special Events Permit
    Cost: No Charge Plus any additional costs associated with the event (Updated 07-10-17)
    Form
    Policy
  • Special Meeting Assessment
    Cost: $100
    Fee charged for a special meeting held by the request of a resident
  • Special Use Permit
    Cost: $250
    Form is available at the Village Office

Water and Sewer

  • WATER BILL DUPLICATION
    Water Bill Duplication Cost: $25/year
    Form is available at the Village Office
    This is to have a duplicate water bill mailed to a different address
  • WATER SECURITY DEPOSIT
    Cost: $150.00 for residents of the Lawrence Mobile home park
    Cost: $400.00 only if renting a home
  • WATER REDUCTION METER / MINUS / SPRINKLER METER
    Cost: $25 to purchase a used meter (non-returnable, non-refundable)
    Ideal for gardens and swimming pools.
    Terms and Policy
  • WATER SHUT OFF
    Cost: $30
  • WATER/SEWER CONNNECTION PERMIT APPLICATION
    Cost: $300 non-refundable deposit
    Notice
    Water and or Sewer Connection Application
  • WATER TAP FEE
    Cost: $350 + time and materials
  • SEWER TAP FEE
    Cost: $600 + time and materials
  • TEMPORARY WATER USE PERMIT
    Cost: $400
    Permit
  • WATER/SEWER RESPONSIBLE PARTY FORM
    Cost: $400 (refundable deposit)
    Permit
  • Yard Sale Permit
    1st Yard Sale: No Charge
    2nd Yard Sale: No Charge
    3rd Yard Sale: $5.00
    4th Yard Sale: $7.50
    Limit 4 per year.
  • Zoning Variance Permit
    Application Cost: $300
    Application
    Zoning Book Cost: $1.00 per page (Updated 07-10-17)

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MEETINGS NOTICE

Village of Lawrence Committee Meetings Posting
(Unless indicated otherwise, all meetings are held at the Village Hall)

As an effort to be proactive and protect those of us against the possibility of contracting the symptoms or the actual COVID-19 virus, I am officially canceling all remaining committee meetings under the Village of Lawrence. At this time, this will be effective immediately and run through the month of March.

As always, take the necessary precautions to protect you and yours.

Thank you.

President
David Quick

Regular Meetings This Month
Community Development Committee
(1st Thursday) Thursday, April 2nd, 6:00pm
Public Service Meeting (1st Wednesday) Wednesday, April 1st, 6:00pm
Regular Council Meeting (2nd Tuesday) Tuesday, April 14th, 7:00pm

If you are experiencing a water or sewer emergency outside of normal Village business hours, please contact
the Department of Public Works at 269-312-4040.
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