Legislation & Regulation

The City of Coldwater is a town in southern Michigan. Established in 1861, the City is a thriving community centrally located between Detroit, Toledo, Fort Wayne, South Bend, and Kalamazoo. Known for its historic charm and up-and-coming atmosphere, the City annually hosts events such as Strawberry Fest, Apple Fest, and Winter Fest. The City of Coldwater is one of the fastest-growing communities in the State of Michigan and it prides itself on providing excellent service to its City residents, businesses, and guests. 

On this page, you will find links to several legislative and regulative items. We hope they help improve your experience in the City of Coldwater and understand our governing legislation. If you have any questions, please call the Henry L. Brown Municipal Building (City Hall) at (517) 279-9501 or submit a request for information through the Freedom of Information Act. Thank you! 

Agendas & Minutes | Boards and Commissions

To ensure transparency of meetings associated with our Boards and Commissions, all agendas and minutes are posted in the Agenda Center. These agendas and minutes will help you understand what was discussed and what is currently happening with the boards and commissions. 

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City & Zoning Ordinances | NSD

The Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) is the department responsible for all electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and building inspections for city property owners. They are also responsible for enacting and enforcing (alongside Public Safety) many city ordinances.

Licenses & Permits | NSD

The Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) is the department responsible for issuing licenses and permits, or helping you obtain licenses and permits, for residential and business activities.