• Free Fire Pit Permits

    Fire pits for leisure are allowed within the Village.For more information,to pick up permit,and schedule an inspection please visit the Village office during business hours to pick up and fill out the form needed.

  • By law you must clear your sidewalk of snow and ice within 24 hours of a minor snow fall or 48 hours in snow falls greater then 4 inches Violation of this Ordinance is punishable by a $50 to $500 fine and cost to remove snow or ice 

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Welcome to the Village of Concord
Welcome to the picturesque Village of Concord a quaint community which has embraced and promotes its small town status, values, and ideals.  A neighborly community where neighbors keep an eye on each other's children playing in our yards, assist one another with landscaping and home improvements, and has your spare key when you lock yourself out of your house.  Concord is a small village filled with turn of the century homes (much of which are on the National Historic Registry) adorned with Victorian architectural features and well kept landscaped yards our residents take pride in.  A downtown business district of two story red brick buildings from the Victorian era is home to prosperous businesses and small town urban living in the second stories.   The Village of Concord is the quintessential bedroom community within an hour drive proximity to the large urban centers of Ann Arbor, Battle Creek, Jackson, Kalamazoo, and Lansing.
The Village of Concord is a recreation friendly community who through sensible utilization of public, private, and grant funding has built a substantial parks and recreation network which highlight the vast natural resources located in and around our community: 

Located on the banks of the Kalamazoo River, what once served as a hub of economic activity now serves as a source for water recreation for our residents.   Water recreation opportunities in Concord include a boat launch at Concord’s Mill Pond Park and Paddock Lake and a canoe/kayak launch into the Kalamazoo River at Spring Street.  Our section of the Kalamazoo River is home to some of the best small mouth bass fishing in the State of Michigan with near State record catches being caught regularly.  Our nearby neighboring communities are abounding with water recreation opportunities as well our residents find enjoyable and useful.

A railroad bed which once served as a hub of economic activity now serves as a source for non-motorized trail recreation for our residents. The Village of Concord’s non-motorized trail system is part of the Falling Water’s Trail which runs into Jackson, the State of Michigan’s Great Lake to Lake Trail which runs from Port Huron to South Haven, and the State of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail which runs from Belle Isle and to Ironwood. Other trail recreation resources include a vast sidewalk system and a ½ mile road side non-motorized trail to the recreation opportunities at Swains Lake County Park.
The Village of Concord is home to Gottschalk Park a acre park with a playground for kids, a soccer field, multiple ball diamonds, a basketball , a tennis, and a beach volleyball court. Gottschalk Park is also home to two pavilions and the Concord Community Center. The 37 acre Paddock Lake Park is an undisturbed nature area with a public access boat launch into Paddock Lake.    
The Village of Concord is home to the mighty Yellow Jackets of Concord Community Schools.  Concord Community Schools prides itself on its small classroom setting and a knowledgeable staff always willing to assist their students.  There is community pride and collaboration between  Concord Schools and the Village of Concord.  On the athletic fields Concord School’s is known for their multiple State championships in Cross Country, Volleyball, and Track and Field.

Come make the Village of Concord your bedroom community of choice.


Community Events

All meetings are held in the Village Commons unless otherwise noted and are open to the public. Come participate in your local government!

June 6th
Parks Commission Meeting at 7pm

June 13th
Council Meeting at 7:00pm 

June 20th
Planning Commission Meeting at 6:30pm 

June 21st
Fire Board Meeting at 6:00pm - Meeting at Fire House 


Concord Classic Weekend 2023 will be June 23-25!  

Please click link below to view a video compliments of The Walton Insurance Group.


Community Feedback

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Culpepper & Merriwether Circus June 2018
Village News


Village of Concord 2023 Budget a Summary

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2023 Recommended Budget

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Click here to view the 2021 Annual Water Quality Report

Ordinance #25 - Alley and Street Vacating Procedures



Resolution 167-10 - Adopt and Establish Rates to Operate and Maintain the Water System
Resolution 168-9 - Adopt and Establish Rates to Operate and Maintain the Sewer System
Resolution 169-3 - Adopt and Establish Rates to Operate and Maintain the Waste and Garbage Collection System
Amendment to Village of Concord Water Ordinance 



Attention Concord Village Residents:

If Semco has completed work on your property and did not leave it in the same condition it was prior to the work please contact Semco Customer Service at 1-800-624-2019. Semco is responsible for the repairs.


The Village is compiling an email list for those of you that would like to receive The Village Voice via email. Please send your info. to office@villageofconcord.com

In case of an Emergency please contact Jeremiah Bush at 517-414-4104.


Michigan's Falling Waters Trail



 THE HANGOUT at Concord United Methodist Church   Please see attached flyer for more information. 

The Hangout.pdf


Concord Township has a new website. Please visit at:  https://concordtownshipmi.org/


Village of Concord Water Testing

Village of Concord Water Supply Testing

PFAS Fact Sheet.pdf



Due to high levels of contamination, the Jackson Recycling Drop-off located at 2600 Lansing Ave. in Jackson will no longer be open 24 hours, 7 days a week effective Monday, July 2, 2018. The drop-off will be gated and only available during the Disposal Center of Jackson operating hours. These hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon.

We encourage residents and those using the facility to make the most of their recycling efforts by correctly following all posted recycling guidelines. All recyclables should be placed loose in the containers, not bagged. Plastic bags, glass and bulky rigid plastics including furniture and children’s toys are not accepted at the recycling drop-off. Find a full list of guidelines on our website grangernet.com.


Village of Concord Water System and Asset Management Program

Village of Concord Water System Asset Management Program



Yard Waste Collection and Village Dump Policy



Concord Classic Weekend June 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 2019
Trail Grant


                                                 Congratulations Concord Parks and Recreation

Through the grant writing of former Parks and Recreation Committee Chairman and current Village President Jeremiah Bush the Village of Concord was able to receive a $20,000 grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Iron Belle Trail Initiative for the construction of a non-motorized trail trail from N.Main st. to Allman Rd. the trail section will serve as part of the Falling Waters Trail, Great Lake to lake Trail from Port Huron to South Haven, and Iron Belle Trail from Belle Isle to Ironwood.Construction will begin this summer !  Iron Belle Trail map     Great Lake to Lake Trail map   Falling Water Trail map

JDL Concord Branch Library

Concord Branch Jackson District Library

Please check the JDL website for updated information.


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