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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - Village of Ortonville

The Village of Ortonville will be holding a public hearing on March 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with its regularly scheduled meeting at 395 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan.


This hearing will be regarding two proposed grant applications for the purchase of properties located in the Village for use in conjunction with the proposed Iron Belle Trail. Both properties could be incorporated into the existing Village Park. Property one is currently held by the Brandon School District, property two is located at 25 S. Church Street. 


Any further information regarding the above public hearing may be obtained at the Village of Ortonville Municipal offices at 476 Mill Street, Ortonville, Michigan 48462 during the regular office hours of 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or by telephone (248) 627-4976.


This meeting is open to the public under the Michigan Open Meetings Act.

Persons with disabilities, who require assistance to participate or attend this public meeting, are requested to contact the Clerk at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.  Contact the Village Offices at 248-627-4976 for further information or special accommodation.




Karyn E. Edwards

Village Clerk


Village of Ortonville

On February 27, 2017 the Village of Ortonville Council adopted amendments to the sign ordinance   sections 4.302 and 4.303.  A synopsis is as follows:

  • Allowing a static message for mechanical or electronic signs
  • Limiting the static message to changes no more than every ten seconds
  • Limiting the brightness to a maximum sign luminous intensity to .3 foot-candles at the face of the sign with ambient light sensors
  • Requiring a failure mode of black screen
  • Requiring written certification from manufacturer of above requirements
  • Requiring an owner to certify that the default settings with not be adjusted or reset

Further that:

  • Ground signs in the residential districts be limited in size per the table
  • And correct the wording regarding size of sign based on road speeds

A public hearing was held at the regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting on January 3, 2017 and the amendments were introduced by first reading at the Village Council meeting on January 23, 2017.  The amendments were approved by second reading at the February 27, 2017 regular Village Council meeting.  It will become effective on Monday, March 13, 2017.

A full copy of the ordinance is available for review at the Village office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have questions regarding this posting please stop by the Village office or call 248-627-4976.

Posted by Karyn E. Edwards, Village Clerk

A link to the ordinance is below for your convenience.