(231) 264-9274


Agendas And Information

I want to…
Pay my tax or utility bill online

I want to sign up for Automatic Withdrawal to pay my Water and/or Sewer bill
Automatic Withdrawal Information
ACH Fillable Debit Authorization Form

Public Input and Information
Submit a citizen comment

Meeting Documents
Village Council Recordings
Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Calendar 2020 Yearly Calendar-Commission Meetings

Submit a FOIA Request

Budget Documents and Information
MunetrixSmall Guide to Local Government Finances

Recently Adopted Ordinances

General Code of Ordinances:
Chapter 1: General Provisions (PDF)
Chapter 2: Administration (PDF)
Chapter 2: Boards and Commissions (PDF)
Chapter 3: Special Assessments (PDF)
Chapter 4 : Business and Licensing (PDF)
Chapter 5: Downtown Development Authority
Chapter 6 – Public Safety (PDF)
Chapter 7 – Department of Public Works
Chapter 10 – Island Property
Chapter 13 – Short Term Rental Businesses

Chapter 62: Utilities (see ordinances below)
Ordinance 478 Article III Sewer (PDF)
Ordinance 482 Article II Water (PDF)
Ordinance 483 Article IV Sewer Rates & Changes (PDF)
Ordinance 484 Article V Septic Inspection & Prop. Trans. (PDF)

Ordinance 466 Landscape Materials
Ordinance 471 905 S Bayshore
Ordinance 480 Accessory Dwelling Units
Ordinance 489 Non-Conforming Structures
Ordinance 496 Chapter 2 -Administration – Ethical Conduct
Ordinance 497 Smoke Free Areas
Ordinance 499 Consumers Energy Franchise
Ordinance 503 Land Use Standards

Other Information
Village of Elk Rapids Employment Application
FOIA Procedures and Guidelines Information
Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan
2013 Water Fluoridation Award
2019 Water Quality Report
Elk Rapids Community Historic Preservation Assessment
U.S.-31 Wetland Corridor Project Preliminary Presentation
Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Project Plan
Public Act 202 of 2017 Pension Report

The Village of Elk Rapids

Notice of Review

The Village of Elk Rapids Planning Commission will be working through Ordinance specifics pertaining to Recreational Vehicle Storage in the upcoming weeks. The main point of discussion entails lodging in units as well as the following language that is in Section 518(A)(2) – Storage of Recreational Vehicles and/or Recreational Units;

  1. The storage of Recreational Vehicles and/or Recreational Units shall be allowed as long as they are at least 50 feet from the edge of a road right-of-way, are not in a building side yard setback and are at least five feet from the edge of an alley right-of-way.

Copies of current ordinance language are available at www.elkrapids.org and the Village Office at 315 Bridge St., Elk Rapids, MI 49629. Office hours are Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 231-264-9274