COVID-19

Executive Orders for Entering City Hall: Governor Gretchen Whitmer "Temporary restrictions on certain events, gatherings, and businesses" Executive Order (EO 2020-110) allows City Hall to open to the public as of Monday, June 8, 2020, and that masks must be worn upon entering "Masks" Executive Order (EO 2020-153) as of Monday, July 13, 2020 (Updated: July 17, 2020). City Hall is currently open Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM.

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The City of Grand Ledge is taking a number of precautionary mitigation strategy measures to deter the spread of COVID-19. Please be advised of the following temporary measures:

  • City Hall is open to the general public, but face coverings must be worn, with only two (2) patrons permitted in the lobby at a time.  City Hall will continue with normal business hours of Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and may be reached by phone at (517) 627-2149 or email. Residents and businesses are encouraged to utilize online options through www.CityofGrandLedge.comWe encourage residents and businesses to utilize mail, drive-up drop-box, and NEW walk-up window at City Hall for payments, permits, applications, and any other correspondence.
    • City Board and Commission meetings are held electronically via Zoom until further notice. For links and information on specific City Council meetings, please visit the City's home page.
  • Alterations at City Hall
    • Rental of City amenities are postponed until further notice (including the Senior Meal Room).
  • Building Department​​​ Updates
    • Permits may be applied for by using the dropbox or walk-up service window at City Hall, by mail, or by emailing the permit to building@cityofgrandledge.com (please note your permit will not be issued until payment is received).
    • If you need to arrange a drop-off of large building application plans, please call 517-622-4756.
    • Please continue to use our designated inspection line: 517-277-0700.
    • Social distancing and the use of personal protective equipment remain imperative on the job site and during any inspections for the protection of residents, contractors, and our inspectors.
    • Permit applications and additional information can be found here.
  • Water Service and Payments
  • Parks and Amenities
    • Executive Order 2020-77: 6-foot social distancing measures must be taken when utilizing parks, trails, and sidewalks.
      • Walk-this-Way: Next time you see this message in your neighborhood or on the bridge downtown, we encourage you to walk on the sidewalk with the flow of traffic. Many residential sidewalks do not allow for a safe 6 ft. distance (or more) between you and those not in your household. If we all follow the same pattern of travel, we significantly limit the risk of exposure when passing other walkers!
    • The Splashpad at Jaycee Park is closed until further notice.
    • Restrooms (porta-johns) are not available in City parks, with the exception of Jaycee Park, until further notice.
    • Rental of City Parks/Amenities is allowed as of July 14, 2020, with compliance to all relevant Michigan Executive Orders. To access the Standard Rental Application for Parks Facilities and check availability, please click here.
    • Playgrounds and recreation structures at parks remain unsanitized, please use at your own risk (sound garden, railings, benches, picnic tables, grills, dock, steps, etc).
    • Social distancing is REQUIRED when using any baseball field, basketball court, or tennis court within the City.
    • As of May 20, 2020, the Compost & Recycling Center is open with normal summer hours: Wednesdays, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM, and Saturdays, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. For information on how to purchase the required annual vehicle pass to enter the Compost Center, please visit www.cityofgrandledge.com/compost.
      • Granger Recycling service is accepting self-haul recycling and yard waste at the Wood Road facility. Self-haul yard waste disposal is a paid service with only credit cards accepted. Self-haul recycling services are free of charge. Check Granger's website for more information: https://www.grangernet.com/disposal-center-lansing/
  • Police Department
  • Fire Department
    • As of, April 8, 2020, residents of the City of Grand Ledge and Oneida Charter Township are allowed to have recreational fires on their property under the following conditions:
      • Residents must have a valid permit prior to any burning. Permits must be obtained by calling 517-627-1157. Permits may be denied based on weather conditions or other variables.
      • Only seasoned firewood can be burned in a designated campfire area or fire pit. Fire areas must be self-contained with water hose accessible at all times. No yard waste, brush, or agricultural burning is allowed.
      • All fires must be fully extinguished with no visible embers prior to leaving the area.
      • Executive Order 2020-77 must be followed. Permits will only be issued for single household use. Any people gathering other than those of the single household is strongly discouraged. Those found in violation of this order may be subject to a penalty of up to $1,000 for each violation.
      • Violations of any of these guidelines will compromise future permit issuance.

2020 COVID-19 Public Notices