City of Ionia

City of Ionia Forms and Applications

Here's a convenient collection of "Online Forms and Applications" found on our City of Ionia website. Also visit our Meeting Agendas and Minutes page, and our City Finance/Treasurer page. If you have questions, please visit the indicated department or office, or telephone City of Ionia offices at 616-527-4170. Thank you.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Boards and Commissions Application

If you would like to serve on one of the City's various boards and commissions, fill out the application provided below. Applications and any questions can be directed to the City Manager, Precia Garland, at

Bridge Light Display Application

City Council can approve lighting display requests for the Fred Meijer Grand River Valley Rail Trail Pedestrian Bridge. A non-profit organization or government unit must submit an application for the request.

Clerk's Office - Applications/Licenses

The Clerk's Office facilitates certain applications and licenses. These include the Going Out of Business Application, Sidewalk Cafe License, and Transient Merchant, Peddler, & Solicitor Licenses.

For accessing these applications online, please visit the City Clerk page and look under the "Clerk's Office Documents and Links" section.

FOIA Request for Examination or Copy of Public Records

From our Public Safety Department.

FOIA Request Form, City Hall

From our City Manager's Office.

General Inquiry - Concerns

From our Public Safety Department.

Mobile Food Vending Units (MFVUs)- Food Trucks

From our Planning and Zoning Department.

Chapter 1293 regulates food trucks as Mobile Food Vending Units (MFVUs) and there are two applications associated with mobile food vending.

Park Facility Use Permit

From our Parks and Recreation Department.

Planning and Zoning - Permits/Applications

The Planning and Zoning Department handles permits and applications related to site plan reviews, special land uses, accessory structures, fences, signs, new home constructions, variances, marihuana establishments, and other development activities.

For accessing these permits and applications online, please visit our Planning and Zoning page and look under the "Documents and Links" section.

Public Works - Permits/Applications

The Department of Public Works oversees permits and applications related to curb cuts, memorials, public infrastructure, Right-of-Way, and sidewalk construction.

For accessing these permits and applications online, please visit our Public Works page and look under the "Documents and Links" section.

Recreation Program Registration Forms

Please visit our Parks and Recreation Department page.

Rental Registration, Application

From our Code Enforcement/Rentals Office.

Street Closure/Parade Request Form

From our Downtown Development Authority.

Temporary and Portable Sign Permit, Application

From our City Manager's Office.

Utility Meter Final Read Form

From our Public Utilities Department.

Vacation / Security Check Request

From our Public Safety Department.

City Calendar

City of Ionia City Calendar

114 North Kidd Street Map
Post Office Box 496
Ionia, Michigan 48846
Phone 616-527-4170

Fax 616-527-0810

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00a - 4:00p
(Holiday exception)


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