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The fees for a dog license are as follows:
- If spade or neutered, $10.
- If not spade or neutered, $30.
- If you are a Senior Citizen, $10.
Proof of rabies shot and driver's license or state ID is also required.
Birth records are only available to persons listed on the record, such as the parent or the person themselves. Photo ID must be shown, and a short form completed.
In general, exterior work, fence, siding, windows, roofing, and concrete require a permit. Any interior work that requires a structural change will require a permit. Interior cosmetic work does not require a permit (i.e. painting, replacing tile, carpeting).
Applications and fee schedules can be found on City Forms. Completed applications are processed at the Municipal Building at 23555 Goddard Road. You can make payments with cash, check, or money order. If you mail the application and request paid permit/receipt be returned by mail, please include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE). Permits that are processed with no enclosed SASE will not be returned. No work can be started until a permit has been issued.
Applications and fee schedules are located in the City Forms Center.
Fee schedules are listed in the City Forms Center.
A change in owners, tenants, or use in commercial buildings requires a new Certificate of Occupancy.
Certificates required. No building or structure, or part thereof, which is hereafter erected or altered, shall be occupied or used or the same caused to be done, unless and until a certificate of occupancy has been issued for such building or structure. Any change of ownership shall require a certificate of occupancy. [Zoning Ordinance, Sec 25.06]
Yes, please complete and submit the rental property registration form. Rental properties are regulated by Code of Ordinance Article V, Section 8-100 through 8-111.
Please use the New Business Certificate of Occupancy Checklist. This checklist will assist you in obtaining your Certificate of Occupancy and Business License required to operate a business within the City of Taylor.
The electrical, mechanical and plumbing inspectors are in the office:Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m
Please contact the Building Department at 734-287-6550 if you need an appointment outside of the listed office hours.
Plans undergo review for approximately two weeks. The size and complexity of the project and completeness of the document submitted may alter this time frame. Plan reviews are done on a first in, first out basis.
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A zoning review is performed to determine if the project you are proposing meets the requirements of the City of Taylor Zoning Ordinance. The fee is collected at the time the permit is dropped off at the Building Department. Zoning review fees are non-refundable.
The ZRF does not include plan review fees and/or permit fees. Applications submitted to the Building Department that are subject to a zoning review will not be reviewed until the ZRF has been paid.
Permits exempt from a Zoning Review: removal and replacement of existing roofing, siding, windows or concrete.
Residential Fee Amounts Residential - $25
Commercial Fee Amounts Based on project under 1/2 acre - $25Based on project 1/2 to 1 acre - $50Based on project 1 acre to 5 acres - $100Based on project over 5 acres - $175
The library is located between Northline and Goddard Roads on Pardee Road. It is set in front of Heritage Park.
Typical hours are:
The library closes for several holidays, including the Taylor Summer Festival weekend in June, when the library is inaccessible. Don't worry, you won't get fines for days we're closed.
The computer lab is generally open to the public whenever the library is open. Please note that the computer lab does close a half hour before the library closes. For notices about lab closures check the
Located outside the south entrance of the library stands a silver book drop. Please place library materials in this container when the library is closed. Upon the library's opening the materials will be checked in.
You can also call the Taylor Community Library and a staff member will be happy to assist you.
People with qualifying disabilities may also borrow special format Talking Books and Braille items, as part of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.
Library materials can also be dropped off at any one of the The Library Network (TLN) member libraries.
Note: A Numeric Pin is Required. Materials that have holds will not be able to be renewed and should be returned to the library on the scheduled due date otherwise fines will be charged for the overdue item(s).
Materials not returned are not available for others to use or borrow. Also, if materials are not returned, in most cases, money from the library budget is used to replace them.
There is no charge to check out DVDs. DVDs kept beyond the due date will accrue late fees.
Yes. All users must comply with age and fine restrictions. Present library card or driver’s license/state ID at checkout counter. Use for 18 and older is on a first come, first served basis with a 30 minute time limit enforced if others are waiting. Separate restrictions apply for those under 18.
Printing costs will be $0.10 for the first two pages. Printouts are paid to the lab monitor.
The Taylor Community Library provides wireless internet (Wi-Fi) accessible from personal laptops or other wireless devices. No log-in is required.
It is possible to send faxes at the Library. Faxes are sent by a staff member at the checkout counter for $1.00 per page.
The library does not receive incoming faxes.
Yes, the library has a black and white/color copy machine. Copies are $0.10 a page and $0.50 for color copies.
No, but the Downriver Genealogical Society has a genealogy library at the Flat Rock School Administration Building, Room 100, 28639 Division St, Flat Rock, Michigan.
You may call them at (734) 535-6530 or e-mail the DRGS Library email@example.com.
Taylor Community Library does have a subscription to Ancestry Library Edition, which is only available online.
Find a lists upcoming programs and events on the
Yes, the library fills hold requests from The Library Network libraries, in order to obtain material not available at the Taylor Library.
As always you can come in to the Taylor Community Library and find FREE tax forms to take home. Forms are sent to us by U.S. government and the library typically receives them in late February. However, the electronic version of the forms are always available online.
Staff can print forms out for you at any time using our current printing prices. You may also use the following links to download and print yourself: IRS Tax Forms, Michigan Tax Forms, City of Detroit Tax Forms.
Please remember that our staff may be helpful and outstanding, but they are not professional tax preparers, and cannot give you any advice on what to fill out or what form you need. If you are looking for help with your taxes, the library typically offers a Free Tax Preparation help day for people making less than $50,000 in February or March. Call us at 734-287-4840 or check the online calendar for more information.
This is very similar to the process that is required when you buy a property and want the bank to lend you the money. The bank requires an appraisal to determine the usual selling price and verify that your purchase price is reasonable.
Current real estate listings are not used in determining true cash value of properties.
Yes, legal services are available at the
The 2019 Summer Homestead millage rate is 43.6318 mills. The Summer Non-Homestead millage rate is 61.6318 mills. The difference is the 18 mills levied on Summer Non-Homestead properties by the Taylor School District. The Winter Homestead millage rate is 8.4653. The Winter Non-Homestead millage rate is 8.4653.
The Summer tax bill is sent out early July and is due September 30 without additional penalty or interest. Certain eligible seniors may qualify for a deferral of the due date to February 15. They may file an Application for Deferment of Summer Taxes, available from the Michigan Department of Treasury or the City Treasurer. Winter tax bills are sent out early December and due February 15th. The Treasurer’s office accepts payments 9 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except holidays. There is also a 24-hour secure drop box outside the Pine Street entrance to City Hall in which payments may be made.
If you are 62 years of age and had an income of less than $40,000 for the prior year, you may apply for a deferment of Summer taxes on your principal residence. An application for deferment filed with the City Treasurer by September 30 defers the due date for the Summer taxes to February 15. You may also be eligible for deferment of your taxes if you meet the income requirement and one of the following conditions: you are totally and permanently disabled, blind, a paraplegic or quadriplegic, veteran, or an eligible widow or widower. Applications for deferment are available at the Treasurer's Office and online.
The window at the Treasurer's Office in City Hall is open between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.
You must contact your City Clerk to request an absentee ballot application. You may also obtain and absentee ballot application form on line through the City’s website, accessible using the link below. Your request for an absentee voter ballot must be in writing, and can be submitted to your City Clerk. Absentee voter ballots are available for all elections. They provide voters with a convenient method for casting a ballot when they are unable to attend the polls on Election Day.
Your polling location and precinct number are located on your voter ID card. If you do not have your voter ID card, you may obtain this information by calling 734-287-6550 or visit the State of Michigan website.