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Some forms available on the City of New Buffalo website may be completed on a computer, but may not be submitted electronically. All forms must be printed since an original signature is required at submission.
Auto-pay City Utility Bill Payments
Residents and property owners are now able to auto pay City utility bills (water, sanitary sewer, and garbage/ recycling). Please print, fill-out, and return this Authorization for Withdrawals form to sign up for auto-pay.
Most construction activities within the City of New Buffalo require completion of a Building Permit Application. Fees are based on the value of the project and may require inspection(s).
Employment opportunities with the City of New Buffalo will generally be posted on the Home page. All positions require completion of an Employment Application. Submission of an Employment Application does not assure the applicant will receive an interview or offer of employment.
Garage sales (or the like) require a $1 permit to be obtained from City Hall prior to the sale. Residents are allowed up to two sales per year not to exceed three consecutive days each.
City Ordinance require vendors wishing to sell goods or services door-to-door or on the public streets of New Buffalo to obtain a permit. All applications must first be approved by City Council.
City of New Buffalo residents may rent out the Community Room, if available for $100.00. Please contact City Hall to check availability and make a reservation. The community room is available on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The Community Room must be vacated immediately after the reserved time or there will be an additional charge as listed on the Rental Form.
Reservations are accepted in the calendar year of the event, beginning with the first business day in January for City of New Buffalo residents for their use only. All other reservations may be made beginning April 1st. There is no facility use charge for City residents, Nonprofit, Community Organizations or Government entities. All reservations require a refundable facility deposit. Rentals are limited to two times per year. Submission of a rental agreement and deposit does not guarantee a reservation.
Special Events must be approved by the City Council, which meets on the Third Tuesday each month. We recommend submitting your application at least two months before your organization, to allow time for review and satisfy all requirements before approval.
Planting or removal of a tree in all City of New Buffalo right-of-ways require prior approval of the City. Unauthorized removal of a public tree may result in penalties being assessed. Check with City Hall prior to any activity with a public tree.
This page last updated on 5/16/2017.