Clarkston bills monthly for culinary water, garbage & recycling, and emergency dispatch. Please click here for more information. There is no sewer provided; you are responsible for installing and maintaining a septic tank system.

Business License

Clarkston issues business licenses for new and temporary (such as peddlers, solicitors, and transient merchants) businesses. Licenses must be renewed each year by March 31st. After March 31, a penalty of $50.00 will be assessed.

Click here to download the application. Here is a document with information for new businesses that describes the process for business licensing.

Dog License

Clarkston requires that all dogs inside town limits be licensed with the town. Click here for the license form. Dog licenses need to be renewed each year by the last day of February. Beginning March 1st, fees will double.

Community Center

The Community Center may be rented to Clarkston residents and to groups that include Clarkston residents. Click here for the rental application, rules, and regulations.

Building Permit

Permits are required for residential and commercial buildings. Inspections are required before occupancy.

Zoning clearance is also required.


The Clarkston Cemetery is located at 600 N 300 E. Please be sure to fill out the forms and return to the town office. The following fees apply:

  • Grave cremains opening/closing, resident: $200; $250 vault
  • Grave cremains opening/closing, nonresident: $350; $400 vault
  • Cemetery filing fee: $25
  • Grave sale, resident: $350
  • Grave sale, nonresident: $950
  • Grave perpetual care: $50
  • Grave transfer form