Clerk

Permit Information

Peddler's Permit

A permit is required prior to engaging in any peddling, vending, hawking, door to door selling, or soliciting within Saginaw Charter Township as stated in the Ordinance Chapter 46. 

The permit fee is $50.00 and expires one (1) month from the date of issuance and each additional month is $10.00.  No license shall be issued for more than one year.  

An application must be completed and turned in to the Clerk's Office at least 14 days prior to peddling.  Click on Peddler Permit Application for a printable copy.

For a complete copy of the Peddler Ordinance click on the link.

Temporary Outdoor Display Permit

A permit is required for Temporary Outdoor Displays, such as tent sales and sidewalk sales.
 
Note:  If this is a Temporary business please click on Licenses on the left column and go to Temporary Business License Information.

A printable Application must be completed and turned in to the Clerk's Office at least 14 days prior to the event.
 
The Display shall not exceed thirty (30) days per calendar year per parcel of land.

There are fees that must accompany the application:

          - $100 - Bond for tent (refunded after event)
          - $25 - Operational permit - if specific tents are used, please refer to our Fire Code Requirements for Tents below and click on the link for more info:

Note: Is tent larger than 400 sq. ft.?
         If No - No permit is required
         If Yes - Is tent smaller than 700 sq. ft., NO side walls, and 12’ from buildings and other tents?
              If Yes - No permit is required
              If No - Permit is required

For a complete copy of the Temporary Outdoor Display Ordinance click on the link.


Temporary Business License Information

A Temporary Business is described as anyone selling an/or delivering of goods, wares, merchandise, and/or service within the township but has no township business license.

The License may be issued for not less than seven (7) days or more than thirty (30) days within a calendar year per parcel of land.

A printable Application must be completed and turned in to the Clerk's Office at least 14 days prior to the event.

There are fees that must accompany the application:

          - $50 - Temporary Business
          - $100 - Bond for tent (refunded after event)
          - $25 - Operational permit - if specific tents are used, please refer to our Fire Code Requirements for Tents below and click on the link for more info:

Note: Is tent larger than 400 sq. ft.?
          If No - No permit is required
          If Yes - Is tent smaller than 700 sq. ft., NO side walls, and 12' from buildings and other tents?
               If Yes - No permit is required
               If No - Permit is required
Note: There are only a few locations allowed to operate a Temporary Business in the Township.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Business Ordinance click on the link.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Outdoor Display Ordinance click on the link.


Charitable/Religious Solicitation Permit

A permit is also required for Charitable/Religious Solicitation in Saginaw Charter Township per the Code of Ordinances Chapter 46, Sec. 46-91 through Sec. 46-118. 

The fee is waived but an application must be completed and turned in to the Clerk's Office at least 14 days prior to soliciting.

The permit expires one (1) month from the date of issuance unless a different date is approved.  No license shall be issued for more than one year. 

Click on Charitable/Religious Application for a printable copy.

For a complete copy of the Charitable/Religious Solicitation Ordinance click on the link.

Fireworks – Temporary Business & Outdoor Sales Permit

A permit is required for a Temporary Business with Outdoor sales, such as a tent sale. 

Click on the printable Application that must be completed and turned in to the Clerk’s office at least 14 days prior to the sale. 

The permit may be issued for not less than seven (7) days or more than thirty (30) days within a calendar year per parcel of land. 

There are fees that must accompany the application:

          - $50 – Temporary Business
          - $100 - Bond for tent
          - $25Operational permit – if specific tents are used, please refer to our Fire Code Requirements for Tents below and click on the link for more info:

Note: Is tent larger than 400 sq. ft.?
         If No – No Fire Department Operational Permit is required
         If Yes – Is tent smaller than 700 sq. ft., NO side walls, & 12’ from buildings and other tents?  
              If Yes – No permit is required
              If No – Permit is required
Note: There are only a few locations allowed to operate a Temporary Business in the Township.

Regardless of whether a Fire Department Operational Permit is required, a Temporary Business & Outdoor Sales Permit is required in all cases.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Business Ordinance click on the link.

For a complete copy of the Temporary Outdoor Display Ordinance click on the link.