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VILLAGE OFFICE HOURS:

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8 am to 4 pm.

Village Office is located at 117 W. Main Street, downtown Parma.

PHONE: 517-531-4785 FAX: 517-531-5179 EMAIL: parmavillage@villageofparma.org

News & Events:

A big thank you to Lumen Christi school football players. They contacted the Village and offered for a second year in a row to help at Groner park. They came out and did a lot of hard work on one of the hottest days of the summer.  

The Village of Parma is located in Jackson County in south-central Michigan. Our community is made up of traditional neighborhoods with beautiful wooded streets dating back to our founding in 1847, as well as many modern housing choices.  The Village of Parma is part of the Western School District, and Parma Elementary School, located within the village, is ranked among the highest in the state of Michigan for academic excellence.

  • Leaf bags are available for purchase at the village office - $4 for a pack of 10.

  • Blue recyling bags are available for purchase at the Village office - $9.50 for a box of 30.

  • Free produce, dairy & meat at Village Hope Church at Union and Main on the second Thursday of the month - 11a.m. - 1p.m.

BRUSH PICK UP
When placing brush out to be chipped or picked up, please make sure that it is piled nicely with the cut ends facing all facing the road. They can not be longer than 4 feet long and 8 inches of diameter. Wet or frozen brush cannot and will not be chipped. Do not include roots or building material.

Please follow the village brush guidelines as posted in newsletter.

MICHIGAN LAW FOR DOGS ON LEASHES

A typical dog attack consists of a person being chased by a dog and suffering severe injuries while running away and trying to avoid the attack. Injuries can be dangerous and include nerve injuries, fractured bones, and other injuries caused by falls.

Some may be serious and will require long hospitalizations or ongoing physical therapy. When this happens, the victim is eligible under Michigan law to pursue a dog bite case against the dog owner.

Michigan law is written so that the person who owns, keeps, or harbors the dog responsible for a dog attack, regardless of prior knowledge (called, “strict liability” laws) of the fierceness of the animal. Also, the negligence law is used to hold the owner responsible for the attack. This means that the dog owner is liable if the injury occurred because the dog owner was unreasonably inconsiderate in regulating the dog.

Michigan has a leash law that requires all dogs to be on a leash, which means the owner is reasonable to enforce this law by keeping their animal securely on a leash and under control when in public areas. 

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