Welcome to the Village of Ontonagon’s “frequently asked questions” page. This page serves as a collection of all FAQ for our Village.
Administration & Finance
(M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
(2nd & 4th Monday @ 6:00 p.m.)
(Village Council Chambers – 315 Quartz Street)
(Water/Sewer & Roads)
What is the size of the Village payroll?
(Around the 10th day of the month)
(From the 20th to the 20th of each month)
(yes, an application needs to be completed and auto pay will begin after the completed application is received. Auto pay payments are done on the 15th of each month)
(No, simply complete the auto pay application and funds can be withdrawn from your existing checking or savings account).
(Yes – see Home Page on Web Site)
Property taxes are mailed the beginning of July each year. Property taxes are due by September 14th. After September 14th the Village tax roll is turned over to the County Treasurer for collection.
(No) you may pay your taxes with a credit card, debit card or echeck on our website main page - Pay your Taxes – or call PSN at (877) 390-7368.
(Depending on the work)
(You need to complete a fence permit)
(Applications are available at the village office or you can go the State of Michigan website bureau of construction codes; you may also contact the State Building Inspector – Charles Curtis Assistant Chief (517) 241-7053
(Located on the east side of the Ontonagon River)
(May 15 – October 15)
(Rates are set by the Marina Commission to comply with DNR and State Waterways Commission fee criteria)
(The Fire Chief 906-884-2131)
(Applications are available at the fire hall)
(Contact our department 906-884-2131 and provide the incident date and address)
(Refer to the Village Burning Ordinance)
(Yes, with permission from the fire department, contact the department for fees)
(Yes, refer to ordinances)
(No, this prohibited by Village ordinance. Residents may be held liable for any accidents caused by shoveling snow into the roadway)
(If the Village was responsible for mailbox damage, call the Village Office 884-2305 to submit a service request)
(Call Department of Public Works 906-884-4181 to make a service request)
(Call the Village Office 906-884-2305 to notify them of the problem)
(Call the Village Office 906-884-2305 to make a service request)
(Call the Village Office 906-884-2305 for a billing change)
(Call the Village Office to schedule a work order)
(Sediment in the water pipes can be knocked loose during either a water main repair or hydrant flushing, causing the water to turn a shade of brown. To alleviate this problem you should run any faucet in your house that does not have a filtration screen until the water is clear).
(YES, always call Miss Dig before you dig: 1-800-482-7171)
(These flags represent the utilities located under ground Orange = Phone; Red=Electric; Green=Sewer; Yellow=Gas; Blue=Water)