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: email@example.com
News & Events:
NOTICE: A permit is needed when installing/putting up a pool.
Leaf bags are available for purchase at the village office - $4 for a pack of 10.
Free produce, dairy & meat at Village Hope Church at Union and Main on the second Thursday of the month - 11a.m. - 1p.m.
Village clean-up will be June 17th information will be in the May newsletter.
Due to the holiday on Monday, 5/29, all residential services (trash and recycling,) will be serviced one day later, if you have a Friday service day, we will be servicing this on Saturday, June 3.
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.
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.
Hydrant Flushing will start June 19th 2023 and will last up to 2 weeks. You may experience a drop-in water pressure during this time period. If you experience discoloration with your water, you should run your faucets until you water clears up. If you have questions, please call the Village Office. 517-531-4785