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As we adjust our schedules and office flow to support recommendations by the CDC and our local health department, we ask for your patience and understanding while we move through different phases of reopening.  We will be changing our processes in an attempt to get back to normal operations as we are advised and have determined that it is safe to do so.

In the meantime, the following is important information to keep in mind when coming to visit us:
  • Please plan to wear a mask. For the benefit or courtesy of others.  
  • You MUST self-screen to proceed in our building.  By entering our facility, you are attesting that you can strongly answer "NO" to the following questions:
    • Do you, or have you had, a fever and/or signs of respiratory illness?
    • Have you had close contact with a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 patient within the last 14 days?
    • Have you traveled out of the country or to a geographic COVID-19 hot spot within the last 14 days?
  • Enter the building only if there is room for social distancing.  So if the line is already to the door, please wait for someone to leave before entering.
  • Use hand sanitizer when entering and exiting the building.
  • Follow the one way directions and wait in areas designated when there is a line.  
  • At the City Hall counter there will only be one window open.  Please be patient and wait using proper social distancing.
  • City Hall restrooms will be closed.
  • Appointments should be made to meet with City Staff.
While social distancing measures are still in place, we are encouraging that customers not enter the building unless necessary.  Only one service counter window will be open for the the City Hall offices and the line/wait times may be much longer than normal due to people needing to make payment extension arrangements.   On-line, mail in, auto-withdrawal, and the drop box are all still valid and preferred payment methods.  Please do not put cash in the drop box.  



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Welcome to St. Louis


Small Town America is alive and well in the middle of Michigan, in the historic City of St. Louis!


St. Louis, the “Middle of the Mitten,” is a picturesque small town that serves its residents, neighbors and travelers with convenient shopping, eating options and a safe, clean walkable environment. 


The “Geographic Center of the Lower Peninsula,” St. Louis is located right on M-46 only two miles east of US-127.  The town has a fascinating history including once being home to the Magnetic Mineral Springs and bath house, two opera houses and a historic hotel.  Much of St. Louis historic business district architecture has been preserved and many turn of the century buildings are still in use as businesses and shops.  An array of Victorian homes can be seen right along M-46 in the heart of town, including the magnificent “Elwell Castle” on the corner of M-46 and Delaware Streets.  The City has made application to have a portion of North Mill Street be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 


Over the past several years the City has been hard at work on economic development, downtown and Brownfield projects to build an outstanding core to the City.  Evidence of this is the improvement in the Central Business District of North Mill Street and M-46 where you can see a $350,000 MDOT Enhancement Project as well as a $750,000 parking lot and alleyway improvement project that was completed in 2003.  Victorian lighting with underground electric, installed by the City’s own Electric Department, highlights the area along with landscaping, trees, new paving, flowers and more.  Two Brownfield projects has brought a private investment of over $1 million to downtown and several other sites are being cleaned up for possible redevelopment.  2015 saw the construction of a new City Hall, housing City offices as well as the St. Louis Police Department.  This is a rehabilitation and re-use of the former St. Louis IGA building on the north end of downtown.  The St. Louis Area Fire Department also has a new facility in the southeast corner of the DDA area.     


Whether you’re looking for a wonderful place to live, work, start a business or just visit we encourage you to browse our website more carefully and see all St. Louis has to offer! 
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