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City of Belding

120 S. Pleasant Street
Belding, Michigan 48809
Phone: (616) 794-1900
Fax: (616) 794-0091
Emergency: Phone 911

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00am - 6:00pm

Belding News & Notes


December 10


Welcome to Belding, Michigan

Welcome to the City of Belding, MichiganWarm and welcoming, a great place to live, work, grow a business and raise a family. That's our City of Belding, settled originally by Levi Broas in 1838. If you are interested in the history of Belding, read more here and learn about our Belrockton Museum, telling the colorful story of Belding's past.

For what you need today and for the future, explore the rest of this website. Whether you are a resident, a business or someone just visiting, we make it easy to find what you need. Use the menu bar above, the Quick Links at left, or the Spyglass on the menu bar to search our site for anything. If you have questions or additional needs, please phone City offices at (616) 794-1900.

We are always happy to help. Thank you for visiting our City website, and for your interest in the City of Belding.

Planning Commission meeting is rescheduled

The regular meeting of the Planning Commission scheduled for Tuesday, December 24, 2019 has been rescheduled to Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the depot.

Please click on the link to view the public hearing notice.

Winter Parking Rules

Winter Parking Rules, November 1 until APril 1In the City of Belding, on-street parking is not allowed between 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. from November 1 until April 1. Thank you for your courtesy.

Recreation Advisory Board vacancy

The Recreation Advisory Board is a five person committee appointed by the City Council with three-year terms. The current vacancy for is a citizen residing within the city limits. The Board advises the city council and city manager on matters concerning recreation in the city and makes recommendations to the city council on the location of sites for parks and recreational areas. The board also recommends such measures as it deems necessary and proper for the betterment of the city recreation program. If interested in this volunteer position, please fill out the application by clicking on the link below, and submit it to the City Clerk, 120 S. Pleasant St., Belding, MI 48809.

Electronic Sign

The electronic message sign located on the northwest corner of Congress and Bridge is available to non-profit community and civic groups. The sign will be used primarily to provide messages that have a city-wide impact for events or activities that are open and available to the public. Please click on the link to view the Electronic Sign Guideline Policy and Electronic Message Sign Application.

Smart 911 Profile Creation

Residents are encouraged to create a Smart 911 Profile for Emergency Notifications. Please click on the link below for more information.

Belding Police Department Reserve Unit - positions open

The Belding Police Department Reserve Unit is accepting applications for the position of Reserve Police Officer. Please click on the link for more information.

The scenic Flat River winds its way through Belding's beautiful parks.
  • The scenic Flat River winds its way through Belding's beautiful parks.
  • The Alvah N. Belding Memorial Library is a community treasure.
  • Long ago known as the Silk City, the Belding family once operated silk mills here.
  • The Belrockton Museum was once a dormitory for Belding silk factory workers.
  • The Belding Depot is a popular gathering place and setting for City of Belding Council meetings.
  • Belding's historic City Hall is the City's administrative headquarters and has served for generations.
  • The Belding Fire Department is always ready, helping to keep Belding citizens safe.
  • Belding is a great place to raise a family and make a good life.

City of Belding Mayor Brad Miller

City of Belding Mayor Brad MillerMy intention with this communication is to establish a Bi-Monthly Update from myself, other City Council members, or staff members, updating the community to what was covered in our most recent City Council meeting, events happening around town and projects we are working on. This is not to replace the City Newsletter, City specific communications or other urgent or more time sensitive communications, but is intended to supplement these communications.

Please download the Bi-Monthly Update at the link below. Thank you.

Pay Water Bill and Property Taxes Online

We've created an online method for you to pay water bills and property taxes to the City of Belding. Just click the link below and follow the page instructions. Let us know if you have questions or comments.

Senior Care Resources

Caring.com is a leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses and other loved ones. Please click on the link below to access more information.

Resources For Those Needing Assistance

Please click on the link to access a resource that educates the public and provides a resource for those who need assistance with shelter information, food banks, and much more.

DEQ - Results of Water System Assessment

The City of Belding received notification from DEQ on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 regarding the Water System Assessment.  DEQ indicated that they found no specific items that caused the water samples collected on August 2, 2017, to test positive for total coliform and E. Coli.  Please click below to access the letter and assessment. 

City of Belding

120 S. Pleasant Street
Belding, Michigan 48809
Phone: (616) 794-1900
Fax: (616) 794-0091
Emergency: Phone 911

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
7:00am - 6:00pm