How do I pay my property taxes, income taxes, special assessments? How do I get a dog license?
Property taxes, income taxes and special assessments can be paid in person at the Treasurer's office located on the first floor of City Hall. Dog licenses can also be purchased in the treasurer's department with proof of vaccinations. Click here for detailed information about making payments through the Treasurer's Department. Click here for information on how to renew dog licenses.
NEW: Online Property Tax Payment Website. You can now pay your property tax online. Click here to go to the City of Pontiac online property tax payment website.
How do I look up property, property tax and building permit information online?
The City of Pontiac now provides online Property Tax, Assessing and Building Permit information. Cost is $2.00 per search. Property information is updated every Tuesday, and Building permit information is updated daily. Click here to look up property information online.
How do I pay my water bill? What If I have a water or sewer emergency? What is a Precautionary Boil Water Notice?
How do I file my city income taxes?
Click here to go to the income tax page for information on how to file your city income taxes. Electronic filing of your income taxes is now available.
How do I register to vote? Where do I vote? How do I get a copy of a birth/death/marriage certificate?
Click here to go to the City Clerk's "Frequently Asked Questions" page for questions regarding services that the City Clerk provides.
How do I contact my elected representative?
Click here to contact your elected city officials. Click here to contact your county, state and federal elected officials.
How do I get a building permit or a business license?
Building permits and business licenses are obtain through the Community Development department located on the first floor of City Hall. Click here to get detailed information regarding permits and licensing.
How do I report a pothole, grass & tree, unshoveled snow, storm drain or streetlight outage complaint?
The City of Pontiac now provides a new online service for reporting issues such as potholes, grass and tree trimming, storm drain problems and streetlight outages. Click here to access the "Citizen Request for Action Page. For snow removal from sidewalk complaints, click here to go to the Department of Public Works page. Fill out the form and click send to submit your report.
How do I get my event on the community calendar?
All events on the community calendar must be approved by the executive office. Click here to submit a request and state that it is for the city community calendar on the city website.
How does the special trash pickup work? What is the refuse collection schedule for my neighborhood?
Special trash pick service is provided on the same day as refuse collection. Items must be placed on the curb no later than 6:00 a.m. There is a limit of 2 large items per collection. Click here to go to the Sanitation webpage for refuse collection schedules and routes, trash collection guidelines and holiday trash collection schedules.
How do I get a new street sign or traffic light for my neighborhood?
Click here to go to the Engineering "Frequently Asked Question" for questions about street signs, signal lights, speed bumps and speed limits.
What is the Great Lakes Water Authority?
The Great Lakes Water Authority is a new governing structure for the Detroit-owned water and sewerage systems. More information can be found in the attached document (click here).