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City of Litchfield

221 Jonesville Street

P.O. Box 236

Litchfield, MI 49252-0236

Phone: 517-542-2921

Fax: 517-542-2491


Office Hours:   

Monday – Friday

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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  • The Litchfield City Hall will reopen to the public resuming normal operation and business hours from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Due to COVID-19 mandated changes there will be a change how visitors enter the building. Visitors must enter the building through the City Council room door located on the West side of the building and follow the direction signs within the building. As always, visitors with disabilities can enter the building at the door located on the East side (M-99) if needed. Prior to visitors entering the building, you will be required to wear a mask, if medically able; limit in-person interactions as much as possible; and maintain 6 feet of distance with other visitors and employees that may be in the building at the same time. Once a visitor has entered the building, they will be required to answer a verbal Health Screen Questionnaire and may be subject to having a temperature check which would be done by an office staff member. Customers are still able, and encouraged, to pay their utilities online by visiting the City’s website, by phone, and/or by dropping their payments in the drop-box located on the West side of the building.

    We are asking for the safety of all our residents, customers, and staff, if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, or are generally feeling ill, please stay home.

  • The City of Litchfield would like to inform our residents that in March of 2020 the city office had to begin estimating water bills due to equipment failure. On your bill you will see the letter (E) which stands for estimate. Then due to COVID-19, we have been unable to receive the necessary part to fix the failed equipment; therefore, our office has had to continue estimating water bills. To date our office has not yet received the part needed to fix the failed equipment but it is our greatest hope to receive the part sometime within the next month. Once our office receives the part needed to again retrieve actual water reads, it will automatically start reading thus meaning that your water bill will adjust either up or down due to the read being priorly estimated. Your bill will have the letter (A) which means it’s an actual read. In the meantime, customers can contact our office with an actual meter usage read should a customer be physically able to record and report the meter usage on their water meter. Once the city office has the equipment installed and properly running and actual reads start coming in again, if your water reads have been overestimated it will automatically create a credit to your water account. If your water reads have been underestimated this will result in an increase in your normal monthly water bill.

    The City has not been charging any late fees on any utility bills since this began in March and will not until we can start retrieving actual meter reads again.

  • There will be a Special Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. This meeting will be conducted effectively by a dial in phone number to protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Litchfield, Michigan from COVID-19, pursuant to law and mandates of Executive Order 2020-154 issued by Governor Gretchen Whitmer. To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), any citizen requesting accommodation to attend this meeting, and/or to obtain this notice in alternate formats, please contact the ADA Coordinator at 517-542-2921 by Monday, July 27, 2020 between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Click here for links to the instructions and agenda for this meeting.

  • The Litchfield City Office will be open Saturday, August 1, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m to accept Absent Voter applications and ballots. The deadline for mailing Absent Voter Ballots is Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Any requests received after that time, must be made in person at the Litchfield City Office, 221 Jonesville Street, Litchfield, MI 49252.

  • The City of Litchfield's Curbside Pick Up will be Saturday, September 19, 2020. Click here for a list of acceptable/unacceptable items.

  • The 2020 - 2021 City of Litchfield Budget can be found at the top of the Budget & Finance page or by clicking here.

  • The City of Litchfield's seasonal brush and leaf pick-up dates are April 1st through June 30th  and October 15th  through November 15th. Residents are reminded that brush must be stacked in four (4) foot bundles. Grass clippings will not be picked-up. Brush must be separated from leaf piles. Leaves and brush must be placed near the curb or just off the roadway. No debris can be placed in the road. Residents are encouraged to take brush, leaves, and/or grass clippings to the City of Litchfield compost area located on Hawkes Drive in the Litchfield Industrial Park. Keys to the gates are available at the Litchfield City Office.

  • The City of Litchfield website is being redesigned and updated. Some links have been disabled during this time. If you have any questions, please call the Litchfield City Office at 517-542-2921 or e-mail

  • Modern Waste has stopped accepting glass as a recyclable item. Please do not put glass in your recycling cart, your entire cart will not be collected. A list of acceptable items is available at the Litchfield City Office.

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