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Welcome to the Village of Bellaire's official website. Here you can find information about our parks, our CVTRS plans, our current fiscal year fund budgets, and much more. For our downtown webcam fans, use the webcam icon on the right sidebar for fast access.Click here for a 2 page brochure showing Bellaire's streets, downtown area, and events in 2020.


Our Facebook page has postings about upcoming meetings and critical information (street closings, etc.).


You may now sign in and pay your water bill and tax bill on line. The Village of Bellaire accepts credit/debit card payment for other fees including, but not limited to, zoning, camping, and park rental. Please contact the village offices at 231-533-8213.





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FYI: The Village offices will be closed Friday, February 28, 2020. They will reopen on Monday, March 2, 2020 at 8:00 am.


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The Village of Bellaire is accepting applications through March 6, 2020, for a 20 hour per week, part-time seasonal position dedicated to grounds maintenance within Lakeview Cemetery. The selected applicant will be required to operate and maintain mowing and trimming equipment, apply fertilizer, and prune shrubs and trees. Applicant must possess a valid Michigan Driver’s License; must be self-motivated and able to work independently. Applicant must be willing to submit to drug screening, pre-employment physical, and a criminal background check.  The position description and employment application are available on-line and at the village offices. Completed applications should be returned to: Village of Bellaire, P.O. Box 557, Bellaire, MI 49615-0557.


The Village of Bellaire is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Village of Bellaire
Resolution #23 of 2019

The Village of Bellaire Council has approved a water and sewer rate increase due to increasing costs of repairs to the wastewater system and mandates from the State of Michigan for repairs to the waterworks system. Users of water from the Bellaire waterworks and wastewater system, regardless of user classification, shall pay to the Village the amounts specified below:

Water Ready to Serve Fee:  
5/8 – 3/4” line……..$12.22   
1” line………………18.08    
1.5” line…………….34.20     
2” line………………57.65   
3” line……………..122.14  
4” line……………..215.95   
6” line……………..473.92  

$2.76 per 1,000 gallons after the Ready to Serve Fee.  


Sewer Ready to Serve Fee:  
5/8” – 3/4” line……$26.82
1” line …………..…47.68     
1.5” line ………….107.27    
2” line ……………190.70    
3” line …………... 429.08     
4” line …………..  762.82
6” line ...................1,716.34

$4.10 per 1,000 gallons after the Ready to Serve Fee. 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution shall become effective October 18, 2019, the day following its publication in a newspaper of general circulation within the Village. This is a summary of Resolution #23 of 2019. A complete copy can be here or at the Village offices, 202 N. Bridge St., Bellaire, MI  49615. Please call the Village offices at 231-533-8213 if you have further questions.


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The Village of Bellaire is seeking applicants to fill an alternate board member vacancy on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Terms of service are for three (3)

years. The Zoning Board of Appeals meets annually in April and holds other meetings as needed. Applications for Appointment are available here and at the village offices.

WARNING - BE ADVISED THAT COMPOST MAY NOT BE REMOVED FROM THE VILLAGE COMPOST PILE. An invasive species, known as Giant Knotwood, is present. Giant Knotwood is on the Michigan Prohibited and Restricted Invasive Species Plant List (Act 451 of 1994). This means that the possession, sale or movement of the plant, or any part of the plant is prohibited. The area is scheduled for treatment by a certified contractor. If you have any questions, please contact CAKE CISMA at 231.533.8363.

Village of Bellaire Policy for Freedom of Information Act Requests - On Wednesday June 3, 2015, the village council adopted Resolution No. 11 of 2015 establishing the village policy for FOIA requests. This policy is in effect as of June 9, 2015. The Public Summary of FOIA Policy provides an explanation of the village's FOIA policy relevant to the general public. Requests for information may be made using the FOIA Request for Public Records. An appeal of a processing fee the requestor believes to be excessive, may be made using the FOIA Appeal Form -To Appeal an Excees Fee. An appeal of the denial of a public record may be made using the FOIA Appeal Form-To Appeal a Denial of Records.


Village of Bellaire Title VI Non-Discrimination Plan - adopted by the village council on July 2, 2014.


Public Act 51, Section 18j, MCL 247.688j, Annual Certification of Employee-related Conditions


NOTICE TO PET OWNERS - The Village of Bellaire follows the Antrim County Animal Control Ordinance.



Village of Bellaire
202 N. Bridge St.
P.O. Box 557
Bellaire, MI 49615
231-533-4183 fax
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