Announcements


EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 2020, ALL CITY OF BENTON HARBOR PUBLIC BUILDINGS WILL BE CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC. THIS WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.


COVID-19 TESTING SITE IN BENTON HARBOR

WHERE: in the parking lot of the Walmart store located at 1400 Mall Drive, Benton Harbor, MI.

WHEN:
• The drive-thru sites will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday
• 7 a.m. to 9 a.m., weather permitting.
• Please arrive no more than 10 minutes before your appointment time.


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.


Information About Lead In Your Drinking Water

The City of Benton Harbor has been conducting ongoing testing of the City’s water supply in accordance with the regulations under the Lead and Copper Rule of the Drinking Water Act for the state of Michigan since October 2018. Click here for more information.



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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