Doing Business

  1. Assumed Business Names

    A sole proprietor and a general partnership conducting or transacting business in this state under a name other than the real name of the person(s) must file a Certificate of Assumed Name or Certificate of Co-Partnership.

  2. Bid Opportunities

    Access bids and RFPs for consultants, service providers, contractors, vendors, and suppliers.

  3. Brownfield Redevelopment

    The Brownfield Redevelopment Authority is responsible for facilitating the implementation of Brownfield plans relating to the designation and treatment of Brownfield Redevelopment zones and for promoting the revitalization of environmentally distressed areas.

  4. Construction Code

    This office issues all of the electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits for Grand Traverse County.

  5. Department of Public Works

    The Public Works Department strives to provide the best, cost effective method of quality service to all customers.

  6. Drain Commissioner

    Drain commissioners are responsible for many aspects of surface water management.

  7. Economic Development

    The Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is tasked with retaining, expanding, and attracting businesses in order to create high quality jobs in Grand Traverse County.

  8. House Number

    Exact location is the most important factor in enabling all Emergency Services to properly respond to what you need in an emergency situation.

  9. Northern Nexus

    Learn more about the Grand Traverse region's hub for economic prosperity.

  10. Planning Department

    The Planning and Development Department staff is committed to providing professional expertise and service to the people of Grand Traverse County.

  11. Press Releases

    View Grand Traverse County press releases.

  12. Purchasing

    Grand Traverse County is part of the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN), an online purchasing site utilized by several government agencies. County bid opportunities will be posted to the MITN site as they are available.

  13. Register of Deeds

    The mission of the Grand Traverse County Register of Deeds Office is to provide timely, secure, and accurate recording services that are delivered in a prompt and courteous manner.

  14. Resource Recovery

    Resource Recovery is the collecting and separating of certain waste materials for processing into new forms, which will ultimately be marketed as raw materials for new products.

  15. Street Index

    View a comprehensive listing of streets within the County.

  16. Take It Back Program

    The Take It Back Program is a convenient product return infrastructure where consumers can return unwanted products to local businesses.