The St. Joseph DDA or Downtown Development Authority is authorized under Act 197 of 1975 by the state of Michigan and allows the City to create a Downtown Development Authority and to levy taxes to preserve and maintain the downtown area.

Contact Information:


DDA Director: Susan D. Solon
Phone:  269-983-5541
Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General Information

The St. Joseph DDA has been instrumental for many downtown beautification projects and the general maintenance of downtown St. Joseph. The DDA has public meetings generally every 3rd Thursday of the month and encourages the public to come and give input. If you wish to see a document containing current DDA members or fill out an application to sit on the DDA please visit the Boards & Commissions web page. If you have any further questions regarding St. Joseph's DDA please contact Susan Solon using the contact information on their web page and we will be glad to help you.

Downtown Development Authority Changes its Monthly Meeting Time to 8:00 AM (effective immediately)

Downtown Sidewalk Amenities Policy

 Downtown Parking Map 


Agenda packets following August, 2013 can be found at  

Agenda Packets and Minutes for the Downtown Development Authority prior to August 2013 can be viewed below:




St Joseph Downtown Vision

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