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Short-Term Rental Forms Now Available

Posted on June 7, 2021

The short-term rental forms required to fulfill City Ordinance #248 are now available on our website! Go to Government > Code-Enforcement-Building-Department-and-Zoning-Administration > Short-Term Rentals > Application Forms and Fees OR Go straight to the document by clicking the document name below. Short-Term Rental - Good Visitor Guide Short-Term Rental Reservation Summary Form  

July 4th Fireworks

Posted on June 7, 2021

NOTICE CITY OF NEW BUFFALO BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN  July 4th, 2021 Fireworks   In 2021, the City of New Buffalo will NOT be having a firework display for the July 4th holiday. Baroda, MI and Michigan City, IN currently have firework displays scheduled. Please see their websites for more information.   Nancy Griffin, Deputy Clerk...

June City Council Meeting Rescheduled for June 22, 2021

Posted on June 7, 2021

NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL MEETING CITY OF NEW BUFFALO BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN   The Regular City Council Meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. on June 21, 2021, to be held electronically on Zoom, has been CANCELLED and RESCHEDULED for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.   This notice is posted in compliance with Open Meeting...

Darwin Watson – New City Manager of the City of New Buffalo

Posted on May 26, 2021

The City of New Buffalo welcomes new City Manager - Darwin Watson. Click the link to read more about Mr. Watson.

Ordinance No. 248 Amended Chapter 11 Short-Term Rental Units – To Become Effective June 14, 2021

Posted on May 19, 2021

Please click the following link to view the ordinance ORDINANCE No. 248 Ordinance to Amend Chapter 11 of the New Buffalo City Code of Ordinances to Provide An Efficient Procedure for Revoking Rental Permits and Make Other Modifications Allowing More Effective Regulation of Short-Term Rental Units  

Public Hearing for 2021-2022 Budget

Posted on May 10, 2021

May 10, 2021 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The City of New Buffalo will hold a Public Hearing during a Regular City Council meeting scheduled for Monday, May 17, 2021 at 6:30 pm via Zoom. Meeting ID: 811 3530 9451 Passcode: 087695 The purpose of this Public Hearing is to receive public comment concerning the proposed...

Board Seats Open

Posted on April 28, 2021

The City of New Buffalo has openings on the: Planning Commission Zoning Board of Appeal Downtown Development Authority (DDA). If you are interested in serving, please submit your application to the City Clerk’s Office in person at 224 W. Buffalo Street or by email: afidler@cityofnewbuffalo.org. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for all boards and...

CDC Water Fluoridation Quality Awarded to the City of New Buffalo Water Department

Posted on April 19, 2021

Congratulations!! The City of New Buffalo Water Department achieved the CDC's Water Fluoridation Quality Award for 2019!! This is a great honor for the City of New Buffalo and the State of Michigan!! The Award

Update – Boat Ramp Parking Lot Improvements

Posted on April 7, 2021

The patching of the boat ramp has been rescheduled to begin on Monday, April 19th instead of originally scheduled (Tuesday April 20th) and then seal coated and restriped on April 27th & 28th. We will be closing the lot to all traffic on these dates to allow the work to take place.

Talking Trash

Posted on March 30, 2021

 Press Release 3/30/21   ******************************Talking Trash****************************   Good day everyone, There has been much to-do lately about how the garbage service here in the City works and we are “talking trash” today to help clear up some misunderstandings. Residential Garbage: Residents are provided 1 trash receptacle, hereafter called a “Herbie Curbie”….just because it is fun...

Zoning Board of Appeals Seat Open

Posted on March 4, 2021

The City of New Buffalo has an opening on the Zoning Board of Appeals. If you are interested in serving, please submit your application to the City Clerk’s Office in person at 224 W. Buffalo Street or by email: afidler@cityofnewbuffalo.org. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for all boards and commissions and are kept...

Short-Term Rental Moratorium Extended

Posted on February 8, 2021

December 21, 2020 City Council Meeting City Council unanimously approved to extend the moratorium on short-term rental units in the City of New Buffalo for an additional 8 months. The Short Term Rental (STR) Moratorium runs thru September 18th, 2021. The City of New Buffalo, MI (“the City”) is no longer maintaining a waiting list...
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Welcome to our website

Posted on February 4, 2021

Welcome to our future website! As you can see, there’s not much here yet, however, true to the principles of the U.S. Digital Services Playbook, we’ve launched this test site, so we can build openly, iteratively and collaboratively with our community. Phases There are three phases to our official launch: Alpha: Experiment and test new...

Winter Street Parking Rules Enforced

Posted on February 3, 2021

The City has begun enforcing the winter parking rules of no parking on the street from 2:00am to 6:00am, October through April 1st

Vehicle Beach Pass Registration – 2021 Season

Posted on December 30, 2020

City of New Buffalo taxpayers can register up to TWO vehicles per address owned. Note:  Your beach pass is valid for a calendar year (January - December).  Registration must be done each year. Applications are available at the New Buffalo City Hall, 224 W. Buffalo St. or below. Completed applications may be emailed to ggrosse@cityofnewbuffalo.org or dropped in the...

Timing Impacts Ability of City to Expand its Marina Operations

Posted on November 30, 2020

Contact: Rich Killips, Interim City Manager City of New Buffalo (269) 469-1500 MEDIA RELEASE In September of this year, The William J Deputy Foundation approached the City of New Buffalo with an offer to donate the Pleasure Isle Marina to the City. As the owners of the private marina, this was a grand gesture from...

Ordinance No. 247 – Amend to Regulate the Preparation and Collection of Solid Waste

Posted on November 5, 2020

ORDINANCE NO. 247 AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS 15-7 AND 15-9 OF THE NEW BUFFALO CITY CODE AND TO ADD A NEW SECTION 15-8 TO CHAPTER 15, ARTICLE II, TO REGULATE THE PREPARATION AND COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE

Free Parking

Posted on July 17, 2020

Enjoy FREE parking at the corner of Whittaker and Buffalo Streets in downtown New Buffalo courtesy of The City of New Buffalo and The Beer Church Brewing Co.  

Interim Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Exposure to COVID-19

Posted on July 8, 2020

Interim Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Exposure to COVID-19 Appendix 1 - Interim Guidance for Critical Infrastructure Workers Who May Have Exposure
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