Hours & Contact Information

City Hall Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm

Closed for Lunch: 12:30pm-1:30pm

Friday 8:00am-1:00pm

Closed on Holidays


Phone:  810-735-7980

Fax: 810-735-4793

Emergency: 911


Police (Non-Emergency)

Fire (Non-Emergency)


132 E. Broad St.

Linden, MI 48451

PO Box 507


Downtown Development Authority

2021 Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Schedule

City of Linden 2021 Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Schedule

Important Information Regarding Waste & Recycling Services For City Residents:
Effective the week of February 1, 2021, Republic Services will be changing trash & recycling collection day from Friday to the NEW day of Wednesday.
City-wide recycling collection will now be every other week on Wednesday. 
Wednesday collection will begin on February 3.
Yard waste will continue to be collected on a weekly basis on Wednesday & will resume on April 7. 




2021 Fee Schedule

2021 Fee Schedule

*NOTE: Water/Sewer Rates Effective for Billing & Readings starting March 1, 2021

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Public Notice - Zoning Text Amendment



The Linden City Council adopted Ordinance No. 397 entitled An Ordinance To Amend Chapter 154 (Zoning) Of The City Of Linden Code Of Ordinances To Address The Use Of Cargo Containers As Accessory Buildings; Effective Date; Publication. Section 154.061 of Chapter 154 is hereby amended to add a new subsection A, 9 to read as follows:

(9)       The placement and use of any cargo container as an accessory building or structure is prohibited. For the purposes of this subsection, a cargo container shall be defined as a reusable vessel that was originally designed for or used in the packing, shipping, movement or transportation of freight, articles, good or commodities, which is capable of being mounted or moved by rail, truck or ship, including any other portable containers or pods used for storage with similar appearance and characteristics of cargo containers. This provision shall not apply to the temporary use of storage containers for construction activities on properties with an active building permit. A complete copy of the ordinance is available to the public for inspection and distribution during regular business hours at the City Clerk’s office located at 132 E. Broad St., Linden, MI 48451.

Post: December 16, 2020

Publish: December 20, 2020

Public Notice - Moratorium On The Permitting of Mobile Food Vehicle Vending



Linden City Council adopted Ordinance No. 396 on December 14, 2020, entitled An Ordinance Regarding A Moratorium On The Permitting Of Mobile Food Vehicle Vending In The City Of Linden; Effective Date; Publication. Whereas the City believes it is in the best interest of the City and its citizens and otherwise appropriate to impose a moratorium on the permitting of such mobile food vehicle vending until appropriate legislation can be drafted. The City of Linden hereby ordains, that the City Council hereby imposes a moratorium on the permitting of mobile food vehicle vending on private and public property in the City of Linden, aside from special events as approved by the City pursuant to historical practice, for a period of 120 days from the effective date of this Ordinance, unless new legislation pertaining to mobile food vehicle vending is adopted by the City and becomes effective prior to the expiration of the 120 days. A complete copy of the ordinance is available to the public for inspection and distribution during regular business hours at the City Clerk’s office located at 132 E. Broad St. Linden, MI 48451.

Post: December 16, 2020

Publish: December 20, 2020

Public Notice - Uncontained Trash




PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that any person or persons removing personal property from a residential or commercial premise and placing said personal property in the front lawn or street right-of-way in violation of Chapter 8.04 of the City of Linden Municipal Code

As a result of a foreclosure or eviction proceeding is guilty of a misdemeanor.

TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any personal property so deposited in the front lawn or street right-of-way constitutes a public nuisance.  The City of Linden will take immediate action to abate the nuisance.  Any costs or expenses incurred by the City of Linden will be charged as a special assessment against the subject property and placed upon the tax rolls for collection.

                                                                                    CITY OF LINDEN

Tessa Sweeney, Clerk

Post: December 16, 2020

Publish: December 20, 2020


City Hall Closed to the Public Effective 11/18/2020



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132 East Broad Street • Linden, MI 48451 • P.O. Box 507 

Phone: 810.735.7980 • Fax: 810.735.4793

 City of Linden COVID-19 Service Announcement

November 17, 2020

In response to the most recent Epidemic Order issued by the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS), Linden City Hall will be closing to the public starting on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. Read the latest MDHHS Epidemic Order at the provided link: https://www.michigan.gov/coronavirus/0,9753,7-406-98178_98455-545136--,00.html

  • If you are needing assistance, please call (810) 735-7980 and follow the prompts to be connected to the necessary Department.
  • We encourage the utilization of our drop boxes for City correspondence. Be assured our drop boxes are safe and secure. One box is located just outside the main entrance in front of City Hall and the other is located in the rear parking lot entrance behind City Hall, off of Main St.
  • Permit applications may be found on our website at: http://lindenmi.us/ Completed applications and payments may be submitted via our drop boxes or U.S. Mail.
  • For Tax & Utility Bill payments, please the use the drop boxes or pay by phone at:(888) 891-6064, Option #1), via U.S. Mail, or online at: http://lindenmi.us/
  • Police, Fire and Department of Public Works operations have developed and continue to create response plans in conjunction with approved Emergency Management Plans, local government and health agencies. We will keep the public informed as developments warrant.
  • Please continue to visit our Facebook page and website for updates within the community.

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