Welcome to the Village of Bellaire's official website. Here you can find information about our parks, events at the community hall, our EVIP 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 and downtown area.
Our Facebook page has postings about upcoming meetings, a Thursday photo, and a Friday Fun Fact. Critical information (street closings, etc.) will be posted below as well as on the Facebook page.
UPCOMING MEETINGS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Public Hearing Notice - The Planning Commisison will be holding a Public Hearing on Tuesday August 4, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. to solicit opinions on the proposed amendment to Article V, Section 5.0. "R-1", Single Family Residential District and Article V, Section 5.8-Schedule of Regulations.(See current text with addtions in red). The proposed amendment adds an exception to the required rear setback for parcels immediately adjacent to the Bellaire walking path that reduces the setback for accessory buildings to a minimum of five (5) feet. Citizens are invited to attend the hearing to speak on this matter. Written comments may be submitted to the Village of Bellaire, Attention Village Clerk, P.O. Box 557, Bellaire, MI 49615.
NOTICE OF VACANCY- The Village of Bellaire is seeking applications from enthusiastic volunteers interested in serving on the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) Board. The DDA is under the supervision and control of a board which consists of the Village President and eight additional members.
The DDA acts in the best interests of the public to energize continued business district growth and development, to eliminate causes of property deterioration, and to promote economic growth by expanding funding and marketing opportunities.
Applications should be submitted by July 28, 2015.
NOTICE OF VACANCY - The Village of Bellaire is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy on the Zoning Board of Appeals for a term that expires November 15, 2016. The Zoning Board of Appeals meetins annually in April and holds other meetings as needed. Applications for Appointment should be submitted to the Village offices by Monday, July 13, 2015.
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.
The new rates went into effect with the July billing. If you have any questions, please call the village offices at 231-533-8213.
NOTICE TO PET OWNERS - The Village of Bellaire follows the Antrim County Animal Control Ordinance.