Forms, Permits and Applications

Whether you're starting a business or making improvements to an existing business, you will need licenses, permits and other forms.

Building Forms and Permits

Click here to download Building Safety forms including Building Permits, Business Licenses, Business Certifications, Electrical Permits, Mechanical Permits, Rental Applications and many more..

Planning Forms and Permits

Click here to download Planning forms including Zoning Board of Appeals Applications, Historic District Approval Applications, Zoning Compliance Application, Street or Alley Vacation Application

Income Tax Forms
Income Tax forms include resident and non-resident P-1040 individual returns, P-941 Monthly and Quarterly reconciliation forms, P-1040-ES estimated tax declaration, P-1120 Corporation Return, P1065 Partnership Return, PW-4 Withholding Certificate,  request for extension, P-SS-4 Employer's Withholding Registration Form and Request for Income Tax Compliance Clearance form.
Click here for Income Tax Forms

City Clerk
City Clerk forms include absentee ballot applications, permanent absentee voter application, voter registration application and the Council District map an Voting Precinct Map
Click here for the City Clerk forms

DPW Engineering Documents and Forms
The DPW Engineering Documents and Forms include Soil Erosion Information and Forms, Right of Way Permit application, Engineering Design Standards and Truck Operator's Weight Restriction Map
Click here for the DPW Engineering Documents and Forms

Water Service Application
Applications for new individual water service customers must apply through the Water Resources Commission and can use the following link: Click here to download the Water Service Application.

Public Water and Sewer Projects

Proposed public water and sewer projects require submittal to the OCWRC Permitting Unit & MDEQ. All OCWRC water and sewer design and submittal requirements for public extensions are available through their website. Click here to view the design and submittal requirements.
Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program

The Oakland County Water Resources Commission administers the Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Program in the City of Pontiac.  For more information, please follow the link:

Construction along M-DOT Roads

For any curb cuts, signage, or anything else that takes place in M-DOT right-of-way, a permit must be obtained from the State of Michigan at