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Contact City Clerk's Office - Phone: 989-837-3310 Email: clerk@midland-mi.org

Frequently Asked Questions

Elections

How can I find out if I'm registered to vote?

If I didn't vote in the last election, am I still eligible to vote?

If I move to a new address between elections, am I still registered to vote?

What's my polling location for Election Day voting?

How can I find out if I'm eligible to vote absentee?

What are the hours during which I can vote on Election Day?

Records/Documentation

How can I get a copy of a birth certificate?

Where can I obtain a marriage license?

Where can I find a Justice of the Peace to perform a wedding ceremony?

Where can I go to obtain a passport?

Am I required to have a City of Midland license to open and operate a business in the city?

How do I submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for City of Midland records?

Midland Municipal Cemetery

How would I go about purchasing a cemetery plot at the Midland Municipal Cemetery?

What are the rules for gravesite decorations?

Where can I find Midland Municipal Cemetery burial information for genealogy purposes?

What is the history of the Midland Municipal Cemetery?

Miscellaneous

Do I need a license to hand out flyers/handbills in public places?

Answers

How can I find out if I'm registered to vote?

You may check your voting status online through the Michigan Secretary of State website. Type in your first and last name where prompted, and you will be informed of your voter registration status and your polling location.

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If I didn't vote in the last election, am I still eligible to vote?

Once you register to vote, you are always registered to vote. In the state of Michigan, your voter registration follows your drivers' license: if you move and notify the Michigan Secretary of State's office of your new address, your voter's registration will also be changed to reflect your new address.

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If I move to a new address between elections, am I still registered to vote?

In the state of Michigan, your voter registration follows your drivers' license: if you move and notify the Michigan Secretary of State's office of your new address, your voter's registration will also be changed to reflect your new address.

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What's my polling location for Election Day voting?

Your polling location, as well as other voter information specific to you, can be found through the Michigan Secretary of State website.

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How can I find out if I'm eligible to vote absentee?

Those eligible to vote absentee must meet certain requirements. Click here to find out more.

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What are the hours during which I can vote on Election Day?

Polling locations in Midland are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Election Day.

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How can I get a copy of a birth certificate?

Contact the Midland County Clerk's Office at 989-832-6739, or visit the County Clerk's website.

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Where can I obtain a marriage license?

Contact the Midland County Clerk's Office at 989-832-6739, or visit the County Clerk's website.

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Where can I find a Justice of the Peace to perform a wedding ceremony?

The Midland County Magistrate can perform marriages. Call 989-832-6700 to find out more.

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Where can I go to obtain a passport?

Go to the Midland County Circuit Court, 301 W. Main St., Midland, Mich. or Midland Post Office, 2900 Rodd St., Midland, Mich. for a passport application. For more information, call the Circuit Court at 989-832-6735, Post Office at 989-631-6580, or visit the Midland County Circuit Court's website. Another helpful source for information is the U.S. Department of State website.

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Am I required to have a City of Midland license to open and operate a business in the city?

A Doing Business As (DBA) / Co-Partnership license must be secured to operate a business within the city. Licensing forms are available through the Midland County Clerk's Office.

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How do I submit a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for City of Midland records?

If your FOIA request meets the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act, you may submit a FOIA request form for non-exempt public records at the City of Midland.

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How would I go about purchasing a cemetery plot at the Midland Municipal Cemetery?

Plots may be purchased at the City Clerk's Office during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., except on holidays). Click here for rates for various cemetery services.

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What are the rules for gravesite decorations?

Click here for the rules and regulations regarding gravesite decorations.

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Where can I find Midland Municipal Cemetery burial information for genealogy purposes?

The City Clerk's Office has Midland Municipal Cemetery interment records from the late 1800s. Call 989-837-3310 for more information.

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What is the history of the Midland Municipal Cemetery?

The cemetery's current site has been used as a cemetery since 1873. Click here for more on Midland Municipal Cemetery's history.

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Do I need a license to hand out flyers/handbills in public places?

Handbills are printed sheets or pamphlets distributed by hand. Before attempting to give out handbills within the Midland city limits, refer to these handbill distribution regulations from the Midland Code of Ordinances.

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