Business

  1. Developers Resource Guide

    The Developers Resource Guide provides a compiled list of information to assist in the development of property in the City of Manistee.

  2. Alliance for Economic Success

    The AES is an economic development organization servicing Manistee County and the surrounding areas. It defines economic development as improving the economic well-being and quality of life of businesses and employees in the community.

  3. Assessing

    The Assessor establishes the assessed value for all property each year.

  4. Brownfield Redevelopment

    The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority utilizes several sources of funding to inventory, investigate, cleanup and promote the redevelopment of Brownfield sites.

  5. Chamber Business Mentoring Team

    The Chamber Business Mentoring Team is a group of volunteer men and women who endeavor to assist new business ventures or existing businesses to get started or to improve their ongoing operation.

  6. Downtown Manistee

    Downtown Manistee is home to nearly 150 businesses and community resources. River Street features an eclectic mix of retail shops, galleries, antique stores and restaurants. Several eateries have outdoor decks, overlooking the Manistee River Channel and the Riverwalk. Discover our downtown today!

  7. Finance | Budgets | Taxes

    The Financial Services Department is responsible for all financial activities in the city including preparing the annual budget and the billing and collection of the property tax.

  8. Inspection Services

    The State of Michigan oversees permits for new construction and alterations to existing structures.

  9. Planning & Zoning

    The City of Manistee welcomes the development of new business in our community and works with developers on economic incentives. The Planning and Zoning Department oversees the zoning rules, as well as interprets, reviews and enforces them for new development.

  10. State of Michigan Business Assistance

    The State of Michigan Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MSHDA) is is committed to your business success. From operating guidance to capital funding to technology assistance, the resources below can help your business start-up become more than just an idea waiting to happen.