What steps are the City taking to stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community?

Many City services to the public have also been impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak.  Effective September 25, 2020, the following services are now available:

Department of Public Works (DPW) 
Regular operations have resumed.   

Fire Department
Stations remain closed to tours/visits.

Police Department
Regular operations have resumed.

Tax and Water Department
Regular operations have resumed.

Utility bills can be paid online or placed in the white drop box in front of City Hall.

Community Development Department (CDI)
CDI is open and fully functioning.
All permits, meeting applications, registrations, and forms can be submitted in-person, in the mail or via the drop box in front of City Hall.  

All inspections can be scheduled by calling 586.447.3340.

SCS Public Library 
Beginning October 5, 2020, the Library hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM, and Friday and Saturday, 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM.

  • Curbside service is available, please call the Library 586 771 9020, to schedule an appointment.
  • The Library Book Drop is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
  • All returned library items are being quarantined for at least 96 hours before they are checked in.
  • Capacity limits are in place, masks must be worn and social distancing guidelines are being observed.   
  • Internet service is available by appointment only and limited to one hour per day.
  • The Reading Lounge, the Used Book Store, the Local History Center, and the Selinsky-Green Farmhouse Museum remain closed at this time.
  • Donations for the Friends of the Library are suspended.
  • Library cards may be issued in person, online or by phone.
  • Librarians are available via e-mail, telephone, and in person for assistance.
  • Youth services programs are being offered virtually.
  • In-house programs are not being offered at this time.

 Senior Center/Civic Arena/Golf Course 
The Senior Center/Civic Arena remains closed. Only the Fitness Room is opened at the Senior Center.   Monday – Thursday 7 am – 7 pm, Friday 7 am – 4 pm.  

  • The Parks & Recreation Office is open 9 am – 7 pm Monday thru Friday, and 9 am – 2 pm on Saturday. Closed on Sunday. Park Passes, boat well and boat launch passes are available for purchase. 
  • SMART Bus Service is available. 
  • Golf Course is open. Visit www.scsgolf.com or call the Pro Shop at 586.294.2000 (ext.1) for tee times.

 City Clerk’s Office 

  • Death Certificates can be obtained in person during normal business hours, by utilizing a request form on the City Clerk page and submitted via the white drop box in front of City Hall or by US Mail. 
  • Bid Openings can be submitted electronically (marya@scsmi.net), placed in the white drop box in front of City Hall, by US Mail, or other delivery service by bid deadline time. 
  • City Council meetings are open to the public. Council meetings are live-streamed or are available on the website. 
  • All Boards & Commissions meeting dates can be viewed on the City’s website calendar and on the Boards and Commissions page.
  • Passports will not resume until Nov. 9th and we no longer take passport photos.  The US Passport office is still only processing emergency passports until they reopen to level 2. 

40th District Court (Check out their webpage)

The safety of our residents is our top priority. The City continues to monitor the situation with COVID-19 very closely. We will reassess resident services as needed and are prepared to do whatever is necessary to keep you and your family safe.

St. Clair Shores Reopening Plan

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