Press Release - John and Dede Howard Ice Arena Winter Season Schedule
With the holidays now over, the John and Dede Howard Ice Arena has returned to their regular schedule. Please note the Howard Ice Arena will hold regular hours on Monday, Janaury15 (Martin Luther King Day).Read more ...
Job Opportunity for Marina/Ice Arena Operations Assistant
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a Marina/Ice Arena Operations Assistant.Read more ...
Christmas Tree Pick-Up Notice
Beginning December 27, 2017, and continuing through January 26, 2018, the City of St. Joseph will pick up Christmas trees from city residents.Read more ...
December "City Connection" Newsletter
The December 2017 City Connection newsletter has been published.
City of St. Joseph Receives Improved Classification of ISO Rating
Public Safety Director Uridge reports, "Congratulations City of St. Joseph."Read more ...
2018 St. Joseph Public Art Exhibit: Magical Kingdom of St. Joseph
COME ONE, COME ALL TO THE MAGICAL KINGDOM OF ST. JOSEPH DURING ITS 15th ANNUAL PUBLIC ART EXHIBIT
MAY 18-SEPT. 20, 2018
IMPORTANT: Press Release: Information about House Bill 4503/Senate Bill 329 and Short-Term Rentals
It is important for residents to educate themselves regarding House Bill 4503 and Senate Bill 329. Please click on information from the Michigan Municipal League and others through a Letter and Press Release explaining the effect these two bills will have on our community.Read more ...
For additional information on the SAW Grant, please click on the links.Read more ...
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Business and Economic Development Assistance
Cornerstone Alliance leads business retention and expansion efforts throughout all of Berrien County, helping local businesses stay and grow here; and support issues that enhance our area's economic competitiveness. Cornerstone Alliance leads initiatives to attract new investment and new companies to Michigan's Great Southwest and works to grow entrepreneurial businesses; offering a full range of start-up and early growth services. Founded in 1987, Cornerstone Alliance is an economic development organization supported by investments from the private and public sectors, serving Berrien County and its municipalities. The dedicated business development team experts are ready to work with you on your next project.
Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce
Cornerstone Chamber of Commerce is a member-driven organization encouraging the growth of business through networking, advocacy, visibility and benefits for all of our members.
Michigan Small Business Development Center
The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides counseling, training, research and advocacy for start-ups, existing small businesses and innovative tech companies. Counselors provide support and a planning tool to help evaluate the direction of your technology, chart strategies and more. Check out their Guide to Starting and Operating a Small Business.
St. Joseph Today
St. Joseph Today is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization founded in 1979. With a mission to enhance the image and recognition of St. Joseph, Michigan, promote business and tourism development and to augment the effort of local governmental units. We are dedicated to serving visitors, residents and local businesses.
Contact St. Joseph Today if you are interested in the Farmers Market or participating in any of the other programs put on by the agency.
Southwest Michigan Tourist Council
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
The MEDC organization works to be “helpful in the marketing of Michigan and providing the tools and environment to drive job creation and investment. The MEDC helps create more and better jobs by accelerating business investments, increasing community vitality, matching talent supply with demand, and building the state’s exceptional Pure Michigan Brand.” Their website will help provide information for all aspects of your business.
All rental property registrations and inspections are managed by the Inspections Department. If you have any questions regarding Zoning or Planning in the City of St. Joseph please visit the Zoning Department's webpage. If you have still any further questions regarding rental property, please contact the Inspections Department using the contact information located on their webpage and we will be happy to address your concerns.