Policies

Lapeer Country Club Policies

Reservations: A non-refundable deposit, this form and credit card authorization is required to reserve your event date. $250 for guest counts under 100, and $500 for guest counts greater than 100. This deposit will be credited toward your final balance. We will hold your prospective event date for 72 hours after your tour date and time.

Date Restrictions: During peak season, May through October, Saturday events require a minimum of 150 guests, or total expenditure of $8,000. Friday events, during peak season, require a minimum of 75 guests, or total expenditure of $4,000.

Payment: A non-refundable deposit is due to book the event. The final bill is due in full 7 days prior to the event date. In the event of a cancellation, all payments made prior to the cancellation will be refunded up to 50%, excluding the deposit.

Payment Methods: Payment will be accepted in the form of Cash, Personal Checks, Cashier’s Checks, Money Orders, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. A 3.75% fee for credit cards applies.

Credit Card on File: A credit card must be kept on file with Lapeer Country Club in order to book an event. Any damages incurred during on the event date by event guests or any extra charges made after final payment is the responsibility of the event host and will be charged accordingly. Lapeer Country Club reserves the right to charge the card on file with no further notice to the cardholder.

*By accepting these terms and conditions, the card holder hereby authorizes Lapeer Country Club to charge any excess amounts due to Lapeer Country Club to the card being held on file. All additional charges including, but not limited to, additional guests or damages to property during the day of the event, must be paid the day of the event.

Finalized Information: A final guest count, food choices and all services to be provided by Lapeer Country Club must be communicated to the Event Coordinator no later than 14 days prior to the event date. At this time, a final balance will be determined and payment must be made no later than 7 days before the event. After the information has been finalized, changes cannot be made to reduce the balance, however they can be made if they increase the balance owed. All additional charges made will be due the day of the event.

Performance & Liability: Lapeer Country Club is not liable to perform this contract as a result of strikes, fire, flood, failure of power, failure of heat or air conditioning, acts of God or any causes beyond our reasonable control. In the case of inclement weather, if the event host decides to change the location of an outside ceremony extra charges may apply. No refunds will be given.

Rescheduling: An event is considered booked once a deposit is received. A change of date after the deposit is received is considered rescheduling. In this case, an additional deposit equal to the initial deposit is required to secure the new date. The original deposit, as well as the rescheduling deposit will both be applied to the final bill. Circumstances such as military deployment or unforeseen tragedy will be determined on a case by case basis.

Government Restriction: In the event that the government temporarily shuts down Lapeer Country Club facilities during the time of your scheduled event, all payments made to date may be transferred to a new date. Peak Season Restrictions will be determined on a case by case basis.

Cancellation: Cancellation of an event will result in a forfeit of the initial deposit and 50% of all payments made to date.

Food: All food and beverage must be purchased and supplied by Lapeer Country Club in accordance with the Lapeer County Health Department and the State of Michigan Liquor Control Commission. The only exception to this rule is desserts and favors, which must be approved by the Lapeer Country Club Event Coordinator. The removal of food provided by Lapeer Country Club from the facility is illegal and is not prohibited. Meals for guests with dietary restrictions are available upon request.

Alcoholic Beverages: We are prohibited from supplying alcohol to individuals that appear to be intoxicated, are without proper identification and who are under the age of 21. No alcoholic shots are allowed. No outside alcohol is permitted in or around the venue. This includes coolers, flasks, etc. Any outside alcohol will be confiscated immediately and a warning will be given. If another attempt to consume outside beverages is observed, a $500 fee will be assessed to the host of the event.

Setup: The location of the dance floor may be moved to a different location within the banquet hall for a fee of $300.00. On the date of your event, you and your vendors will have access to ceremony and reception space at 9:00 am, unless otherwise discussed with your event coordinator. Vendors are required to bring their own equipment, including table and chairs if needed. Lapeer Country Club is not responsible for any vendor or host belongings if they are stolen or damaged.

Decorations: All Decorations must be approved by the event coordinator. Decorating can be done by an event host or an approved outside company. Lapeer Country Club is not responsible for any decorations or the storing of any personal or rented items before, during or after the event. Glitter, Confetti and any items that may damage or destroy property are prohibited. All decorations must be removed one half hour after the scheduled conclusion of the event.

Guarantee Procedures: It is the responsibility of the patron to contact the event coordinator 14 days prior to the event to confirm the guaranteed number of guests, menu and other information. No reductions in the monetary value of the final invoice will be accepted less than 14 days prior to the event.

Back-up Power: Lapeer Country Club has an on-site, full service generator available for back-up power in the case of a power outage.