•  Due to inclement weather, the brush & limb chipping will be moved to next week, September 16 - 20. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. If you have any questions please call Village Hall at (989) 352-6322.

Welcome to the Village of Lakeview

Montcalm County, Michigan


The Village of Lakeview and Cato Township will hold a
Joint clean-up day Saturday, September 21st.

Residents bringing materials are asked to have proof of residency to use this service.
Examples would be a water bill, tax bill, or a picture ID.

Lakeview Department of Public Works will be on-site to answer questions
regarding items that will be accepted.


resultsWe would like to thank everyone who took the time to participate in our community survey.

The Planning Commission prepares the Master Plan and values your feedback in helping to complete this plan. The Planning Commission meets the third Monday of every month at 6:30 at Griffith Airport Terminal for those of you who would like to be a voice for your community.

The results are attached in the document below.

Home Improvement

The warmer weather is finally arriving and with that comes the excitement of improving your home and yard.
When adding structures or fencing to your yard please be sure to acquire the proper permits through Village Hall. This insures that your improvements meet the requirements of the Zoning Ordinance that is in place for the Village of Lakeview.
We would like to thank you in advance for your cooperation.
If you have any questions, please call Village Hall at 989-352-6322.

Leaf Pickup

Now that summer is here, all leaves/grass clippings will need to be disposed of by the homeowner. There is a site available on Airport road, east of the airport. If you are not familiar with this location, please call the Village office at 989-352-6322 and we will help you locate it.

Important reminder: All leaves/grass clippings must be in the brown lawn and leaf bags designated for this purpose.

The leaf pick-up schedule for fall will be published at a later date.

Municipal Water System PFAS Information

The State of Michigan performed testing of Wells #3 & #4 on July 9, 2018. The water testing is related to the State of Michigan effort to test for PFAS/PFOS contamination throughout water systems in Michigan. Test results determined the Village has a non-detect for PFAS, PFOA, PFBS and related chemicals the State tested for. The Village has made the letter and sample results available at the links below. For more information regarding PFAS, please visit www.michigan.gov/pfasresponse/.

Lakeview's History

Historic LakeviewTake a look at the Village Historic Downtown page to see long-ago photos of Lakeview and learn more about our community's history.

Dispose of Expired or Unwanted Prescription Drugs

The Village of Lakeview provides a Safe Prescription Drug Drop-Off program for our community. Residents can drop off unused or expired prescriptions into a secure box at the Village Offices located at 315 S. Lincoln Ave.

The Lakeview Police Department will collect the contents and prepare them for disposal that is eco-friendly and in accordance with federal and State Laws.  If you have any additional questions please contact our Lakeview Police  Department at 989-352-6211.

North Street Road Project

Beginning in late September/early October, a portion of North Street will be reconstructed. To facilitate this project, Tamarack Lake water levels will be lowered beginning the week of September 23rd. Water levels will continue to be low throughout the month of October. Please plan your lake activities accordingly, and make any arrangements with watercraft or docks in your possession.

If you have questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the Village Office at 989-352-6322.

Thank you,

Warren Rothe
Village Manager
Village of Lakeview

Master Plan Draft

To view the new draft Master Plan click on the link below. The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on the plan on October 21st 2019 during the scheduled Planning Commission meeting held at the airport terminal building at 6:30 P.M. Be sure to take a look at it and see if you like the land use planned for your neighborhood, as well as the long-term goals. Once again the Planning Commission would like to thank all of those who participated in the community survey. Thank you for sharing your voice with us!

2019 Brush Pick-Up Schedule

Brush PickupThe Village of Lakeview will begin brush pick up starting April 1, 2019. Brush will be picked up the first full week of each month. Brush must be curbside by 7:00 A.M. Monday of the week brush is scheduled to be picked up.

All limbs/branches must be no larger than 6 inches in diameter, no longer than 6 feet, and all must be stacked neatly with tree butts facing the road. Failure to comply with these guidelines will result in the property owner being responsible for removing the brush.

This program is not intended as cleanup from a contractor but from brush that is a result of tree trimming or from a storm or act of nature.

Brush Pick-Up Schedule:

April 1-5
May 6-10
June 3-7
July 8-12
August 5-9
September 9-13
October 7-11
November 4-8

If you have any questions, please call Village Hall at 989-352-6322.

Need a Ride?

LIBERTY LINE provides rides!
Liberty Line is a non profit Christian ministry providing a ride service to any person, IN THE CENTRAL MONTCALM OR LAKEVIEW COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT AREAS, either physically or financially unable to drive. Donations are requested but fees are not charged.  Rides are not guaranteed but every effort will be made to find you a ride.  Requests must be made 72 hours in advance.  Please call between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday-Friday to speak to the dispatcher.  989-352-0033

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Village of Lakeview

315 Lincoln Avenue
Lakeview, Michigan 48850
Phone (989) 352-6322
Fax (989) 352-6378
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