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Code of Ordinances & Zoning Ordinances

You may review the Ortonville Zoning Ordinance book here. This document can help you know what is permissible on a property within the Village. To also assist you is the Ortonville Zoning Map. This will help you see which zoning district your parcel is located within.

Here you will also find the Village Code of Ordinances.

Manuals, Policies & References

Handbook for General Law Village Officials

Personnel Policy

Safety Manual

Forms & Permits


The Fee Schedule effective January 25, 2016, is listed below. Payment via cash, check, or money order can be taken in person at the Village Office, or deposited in the 24-hour drop box outside. Checks and money orders can be mailed with permits and applications. 

Applications can be submitted via email to: 

Office hours are Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Fee Schedules

Building Permit Fee Schedule

Mechanical Permit Fee Schedule

Plumbing Permit Fee Schedule

Electrical Permit Fee Schedule

Building Department Forms

Building Permit Application

Mechanical Permit Application

Plumbing Permit Application

Electrical Permit Application

Sign Permit Application

Contractor Registration Form

*Contractors must register when doing work within the Village. Registration is good until the license expires. To register, contractors must fill out a Contractor's Registration Form and send it in with a copy of the contractor's license and ID, as well as a fee of $10.

Miscellaneous Forms 

Board and Commission Application

Burn Permit

Change of Use Site Plan Review Application where Building Permit is NOT Required

Change of Use Site Plan Review Application where Building Permit IS Required

Chicken Permit Application

Employment Application

FREEDOM of Information Act Request Form

Service Request Form

SPECIAL Event/Park/Parade Permit Request

Variance Application - Non-Commercial

Variance Application - Commercial/Non-Residential

Work In Right of Way Permit Application

Old Town Hall Use

To see the dates available for use, visit the Old Town Hall Schedule Calendar.

If you have questions or would like to reserve the hall, please contact the office at (248) 627-4976 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m Monday - Friday. BEGINNING AUGUST 1, 2021, THE VILLAGE OFFICE HOURS WILL BE 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MONDAY - THURSDAY. THE OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAYSYou will be required to fill out and sign an application to use the Old Town Hall. Remember: Spots fill up quickly! Old Town Hall is located right next to the Village office, at 486 Mill Street.

  • Village of Ortonville Residents (Must live WITHIN the Village), $25.00 fee.
  • For those who live outside of the Village, the fee per use is $50.00 fee.

The fee may be waived for certain non-profit or community groups that are deemed to benefit the Village or community.

Old Town Hall Application

Old Town Hall Use Rules & Regulations          

Crossman Park Pavilion Rental

The Pavilion at Crossman Park is also available for use! Please read, fill out and turn in your application at the Village office if you're interested.

To see the dates available for use, visit the Crossman Park Pavilion Schedule Calendar.

Pavilion Use Application

Pavilion Rules & Regulations