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COVID-19 message:
City of Lincoln Park Municipal buildings have reopened with limited capacity.    We encourage our customers to use the mail and the City's drop box as much as possible.  You may use the drop box to submit dog license applications, business registrations and absentee voter applications and ballots.     Please be patient as we work to transition back to a more normal operation.  

Services provided at the Clerk’s Office include but are not limited to:

  • History, the Clerk’s Office began maintaining the actions of Council in June of 1921.  All records are current and open for public review.
  • Birth and Death Certificates are available "if the event occurred in Lincoln Park", dating back to 1921. First certified Certificate is $20.00, each additional Certificate is $10.00.
  • Dog Licenses: All dogs 6 months and older must be licensed. Dog licenses go on sale May 1st and are due by June 1st. A late fee will be assessed if purchased after the due date.  Two dogs are allowed per HOUSEHOLD.  Please provide proof of rabies vaccination. 
  • Garage Sale Permits:  $10 for three consecutive days and each residents may purchase two permits per year.   The City does not sponsor a city-wide garage sale.  
  • Business Registration/Licensing to insure that all patrons doing business with Lincoln Park establishments are provided with the proper information regarding business ownership in the event the services they received are unsatisfactory.
  • Peddler/Hawkers/Solicitors/Public Vehicle Drivers/Taxi Cab Co./Vendors/Used Auto Dealers/Junk Dealers/Christmas Tree Lots/Door to Door Sales and many other specialty Licenses are required and are available from the City Clerk’s Office, all must be secured prior to commencing operation in our city.
  • ALL Elections including those for your School District are administered by the City Clerk’s Office. Lincoln Park prides itself on fair, accurate and impartial election results. Many workers are involved in the process and to them we offer our appreciation.  
  • Register to Vote - Any resident of the City of Lincoln Park who is a citizen of the United States and 18 years of age may register to vote at the City Clerk’s Office, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Public Notice
Risk Limiting Audit – Ballot Retrieval
The City of Lincoln Park will be retrieving ballots as part of a statewide risk-limiting audit of the
November 3, 2020 Presidential Election on:

January 18, 2021at 1:00 p.m.in the John A. Aloisi Council Chambers1355 Southfield Rd. Lincoln Park, MI
This meeting will be recorded and available for viewing through the city’s web site and social media pages.    www.citylp.com

Marihuana Business License Applications now available
Applications may be downloaded from the following link or you may call the City Clerk's Office to obtain a paper version by appointment.  Applications are due by Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 

Marihuana License Application Packet