Resident Information

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Winter Ordinance

Sec. 54-39. Clearing sidewalks of snow and ice.

(a) Generally. The occupant of every lot or premises adjoining any street, or the owner of such lot or
premises, if the same are not occupied, shall clear all ice and snow from sidewalks adjoining such
lot or premises within the time herein required. When any snow or ice shall cease to fall during
the daylight hours, such snow or ice shall be cleared from the sidewalks within 24 hours after
cessation. Sidewalks fronting on Main Street between Duane and Church Streets that are zoned
B-1 under the Village Zoning Ordinance shall be cleared of snow or ice by 10 am and shall be
maintained free of snow or ice until 5 pm.

MI Comunity Financial Dashboard

Welcome to MI Community Financial Dashboard! This dashboard is designed to provide you with easy-to-use, visual data regarding the Village of Vernon, as well as other Michigan communities. Our local unit of government is a critical component of our infrastructure and it is important for our citizens, businesses and officials to have access to information about our fiscal health.

The MI Community Financial Dashboard is provided by the Michigan Department of Treasury using data we submit via our Annual Local Unit Fiscal Report (F65). For more inforation about the Village of Vernon's fiscal health, please contact us at 989-288-2300.

Do 1 Thing

In the case of Emergency are you ready? Do you know where you would go if you have to leave your home? Would your family be able to contact you?

When a disaster happens you need to have a plan. A good way to be prepared is to follow the Do 1 Thing program. Each month they provide steps to prepare yourself for an emergency. Please take the time to go to their website by clicking here and look over the information.

Streetlight Outage

If you see a streetlight out please report it to Consumers Energy at 800-477-5050 or you can go online at by clicking here

Weekly Garbage Service

Each home is allowed one 95-gallon container and one recycle bin. Containers are to be stored on private property at all times except on the regularly scheduled day of pickup which is on Wednesday. All refuse must be placed at the curb by 6:00 a.m. on your collection day. Once the refuse has been picked up please move the container back to your designated cart storage area. Yard waste will be collected on an Every Other Week basis April thru November on the regular collection day. All yard waste must be placed in biodegradabe paper bags or placed in 30-gallon cans, clearly marked as yard waste. Stickers are available in the Village Hall. Branches and twigs smaller than 2" in diameter must be placed in bundles no larger than 2' by 4' long or 50 pounds pre bag or bundle. In the event of a holiday then the pickup will be delayed one day. If you have large items for pickup or if your garbage/recycling has been missed please contact Republic Waste at (888)872-7455.Yard Waste Sticker           For other questions you may have click Here.

Something to Note

If you are buying or selling a home in the Village you will need to schedule a free sewer inspection with the Village prior to closing. If there are any violations they must be addressed and corrected prior to the closing date and re-inspected.

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