Other Departmental Forms 

Useful Forms



Animal Shelter Volunteer Application Applications for persons wishing to perform volunteer service at the Royal Oak Animal Shelter are not being taken at this time. We currently have a full list of applicants. Thank you for your interest!
Bids and RFP Documents This is a link to Bid and RFP opportunities. Information for Vendors on how to register with the Michigan Intergovernmental Trade Network (MITN) is also available.
Block Party Request (PDF) Requests for Block Party Permits must be submitted to the Police at least 14 days in advance of the planned event.
Application Brownfield -  Redevelopment (PDF)
Application - Brownfield Redevelopment
Building Permit Application (Residential) (PDF) Building Permit Application forms and instructions
City Clerk Department Applications and Forms Applications submitted to the City Clerk's office can be found by clicking the link to the left:  
Arts Beats and Eats Parking Station, Banner, Birth Certificates, Death Certificates, Dog Licensing, Dog Park, FIlm/Video Tape, Hotel/Motel, Livestock, Massage Establishment, Parking Station, Peddlers Permit, Quadricycle, Residential Parking Permit, School Parade/Walk, Solicitation, Special Events, Valet Parking, Woodward Dream Cruise
Commission Room Use (PDF) An application for use of the City Commission Room. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk's Office and must be submitted 30 days prior to event and is subject to approval by the City Commission
Contaminated Sewage (PDF) The City Engineering Division handles these permits. Contaminated Sewage Discharge Permits are required to be obtained prior to discharge of any contaminated sewage into the Royal Oak Sewer System in accordance with City Code
Engineering Permit The City of Royal Oak Engineering Division issues permits for construction or blockage activities in the public right-of-way and for on-site paving operations.
Job Application Package (PDF)
General Employment Application. Job application packet for general employment positions at the City of Royal Oak. Please check current positions available before sending in an application.
Land Division Combination Application (PDF)
The Assessing Office will handle all land division / combination changes
Non Profit Designation (PDF) Application for designation of non-profit status
Outdoor Dining Application (PDF) Application for the use of the public right-of-way for a business to host a sidewalk café or street patio.
Permits - Building Department The Building Department handles permits for: Residential and Commercial Building, Electrical, Mechanical, Plumbing, Sewer, and sign permits. Check here for applications and fees.
Planning Department Applications, checklists and forms Special Planning department forms, applications, check lists, as follows: Application - Plan Commission & ZBA, Checklist - PC Site Plan Review, Checklist - Zoning Board of Appeals, Application - Brownfield Redevelopment, Application - Fence Appeal, Application - License Agreement, Application - Sign Appeal, Application - Sidewalk Cafe and Checklist, Application - Vacation Closure Dedication, Application - Valet Parking, Application - Zoning Compliance Letter
Property and Tax forms
State of Michigan Property and Tax forms can be found online at the State's Department of Treasury website.
Registration form - Recreation (PDF)
Class or registration form and instructions
Roots Foundation Donation
The Royal Oak Opportunity to Serve (ROOTS) Foundation Committee will
make every effort to utilize the gift for the donor's intended purpose
if so specified.
Royal Oak Police Department Complaint Form (PDF) Submit a complaint against police employee/department.
Sidewalk Sign (PDF)
Sidewalk Sign - License Application.
Site Plan Review
Site Plan Review - City Planning Division. Application, check list, fees, etc.
Special Needs Form (PDF)
Form to be used by emergency response personnel only.
Tax Deferment Form (PDF)
Use this form to apply for deferment of summer taxes.
Vacation Closure (PDF)
Application - Vacation Closure Dedication.
Zoning Ordinance City of Royal Oak Zoning Ordinance Records
Water Bill Payment (PDF)
Enrollment form to request direct payment option.