Announcements


Polling Locations Information

Due to the highly anticipated voter turnout for the Tuesday, November 3, 2020 General Election, several polling locations will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Presidential Election AV Ballot Information

Ballots are expected to arrive Thursday, September 24, 2020 for the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election. The City of Benton Harbor mailed AV ballots to voters that applied for them Wednesday, September 30th. To keep track of your ballots please visit michigan.gov/vote


Dial-A-Ride

Twin Cities Area Transportation Authority, also known as Dial-A-Ride, in Benton Harbor remains in operation but is urging riders, for now, to only use the bus service when it is absolutely necessary for trips to work for essential service providers, to pick up food or prescriptions, or to travel to emergency medical appointments not related to the coronavirus.




Public Safety Department

We are here when you need us.


Benton Harbor Police Services

The Public Safety department seeks to prevent crime, violence, and fires by educating and building relationships with our community. If you have an emergency please call 911.

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Benton Harbor Fire Services

If you have an emergency please call 911. We provide fire safety, fire prevention and investigation, smoke detector usage, and information to keep our residents safe.

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Benton Harbor Code Compliance

Our combined codes ensure that structures are built safely, property is well maintained, and residents are granted permission for certain activities in a fair and equitable manner.

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City of Benton Harbor

Port of Opportunities


Community & Economic Development

The Community and Economic Development (CED) department strives to foster a better quality of life for Benton Harbor residents. Learn more about the Vacant Lot Revitalization Purchase Program and the Community Development Block Grant Program.

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City Assessor

Tax assessments are mailed out every year in February. Click below for information on your assessment, tax forms, and to view an assessing calendar. Through the Step Forward Michigan program, you may be eligible for an interest-free loan to assist you with tax payments if you have had a qualifying hardship.

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