Founded in 1785 and incorporated in 1817, the City of Monroe is a customer service-oriented Michigan municipal corporation that delivers a range of quality services to its 20,733 residents. Monroe’s elected officials and staff strive to offer a premium return on taxpayers’ investment.
Services and Amenities
- 24/7 fire and police protection that includes advanced life support paramedic response.
- An extensive system of 35-parks that encompass more than 530-acres. Parks and recreation offerings include everything from organized sports to jogging/walking trails and a playscape to a boat launch ramp, a concert bandshell with summer concert series, summer Tot Lot programs, and a lighted floating fountain.
- A nearly half-mile long river walk along the south bank of the River Raisin.
- The 70,000-square foot city-owned Monroe Multi Sports Complex consists of two-ice rinks, a pro shop, with meeting rooms and trade show floor space. The Complex offers a full range of programs that include: hockey leagues, public skating, figure skating, skating/hockey lessons, and trade shows.
- A regional water utility that provides drinking water to not only City of Monroe residents, but also to those living in all of or parts of five-townships, and the Villages of Dundee and Maybee.
- A regional provider of wastewater treatment to all or parts of two-townships and the City of Monroe.
- Monroe Custer Airport, which has a 5,000-foot lighted runway, visual-aided landing system, and an automated weather reporting station that sends information to the National Weather Service.
- Home to National Register of Historic Places War of 1812 River Raisin Battlefield.
- Michigan’s third oldest community and includes the Eagle Island Marsh of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and Sterling State Park on Lake Erie.
Permits, Code Enforcement, Zoning and Site Plan Reviews, Development Incentives, Project Support, Historic Preservation, Streetlights, Infrastructure Design and Review
Business Licenses, Special Event Permits, Archives/City Documents
Tall Weeds/Grass, Potholes, Refuse, Downed Trees/Limbs, Stormwater Sewer Drains, Street Signs/Traffic Lights
Billing Information, Water Rates, New Service/Shut Off