Zoning Administrator/Code Enforcement
Please remember that the City of East Tawas is a zoned community and you need a zoning permit for any construction(including decks, pools, fences, shed, garages, additions, house, etc) or tearing down of any structures. Permits and guidelines are available at City Hall, or click here for the East Tawas Zoning Ordinance. Incomplete applications will delay approval, so please be sure to allow yourself enough time to get all the necessary information and for the Zoning Administrator to review and approve the application.
Application fees can be made by mail to 760 Newman Street, East Tawas, MI 48730, over the phone by calling ( 989) 362-6161 (admin fee charged) or in person at our office located at 760 Newman Street, East Tawas. We accept cash, check or credit card.
Any commercial permits must be approved by the Planning Commission which meets at City Hall on the second Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Plans must be submitted by 3:00 p.m. on the Thursday preceding the meeting to be included on the agenda.
The Zoning Administrator is available by appointment for a preliminary review of your application. Please contact City Hall to schedule.
760 Newman Street, PO Box 672
East Tawas, Michigan 48730-0672
Phone: (989) 362-6161, Fax: (989) 362-6736
Monday through Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
If you need zoning assistance, please call City Hall at (989) 362-6161.