Coal Tar Prohibited in Asphalt Sealants

As of January 1, 2017, Spring Lake Township has an ordinance prohibiting the use of asphalt sealants which contain coal tar or more than one percent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by weight. This ordinance was enacted to protect, restore and preserve the quality of the Township's waters, preserve wildlife and protect the health of Township residents.

Commercial asphalt paving and sealing companies have been notified of this ordinance. If you are performing your own asphalt sealing, be sure to purchase a product that does not contain coal tar. If you have any questions, please contact the Township.
Homebuyer Education

Neighborhood Housing Services in Grand Haven is offering a 2-part homebuyer education class. Learn the important steps to navigate through the home buying process. There is a registration fee. Classes are held in Grand Haven.
Ottawa County Joins Houzz

Ottawa County has joined Houzz, pioneering Houzz's new initiative to connect governments with residents and local home professionals throughout the residential construction process. This initiative will enable Ottawa County to engage with residents earlier in their building process. The County profile will help owners find information about permit requirements quickly, and includes both County and local permit information.
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