102 W Savidge Street  •  Spring Lake, MI  •  616.842.1393


FYI....The Lakeside Beach restrooms are now closed for the season.



Water Shut Off:  On Wednesday, September 30, the fire hydrant near 207 E. Savidge will be replaced.  This requires intermittent water shut off for services on Savidge Street from Buchanan Street to Maple Terrace from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Water Department apologizes for inconvenience and we thank you for your patience.



Street Closures:  Starting Monday, September 28, Summit Street (Meridian to Elm) and Visser Street (River to South) will be closed to thru traffic for street resurfacing.  Residents on these streets will have access to their homes during construction, although there may be intermittent blockages of driveways for site prep/paving.  Streets are scheduled to open in 2 weeks.  We are sorry for any inconvenience and we thank you for your patience as these streets are improved.


All Shores Wesleyan Church (ASWC) Driveway Litigation Documents

Below, please find .pdf versions of relevant documents related to the All Shores Wesleyan Church (ASWC) driveway litigation.  If you have questions regarding the documents, please contact Village Manager Christine Burns at 616-842-1393 for clarification.

ASWC FAQ Sheet.docx.pdf
05.13.15 ASWC Openhouse Presentation 
05.18.15 Braun v All Shores Brief in Support of Plaintiffs Motion 
05.18.15 Braun v All Shores Proposed Temporary Restraining Order 
05.18.15 Braun v All Shores Summons and Complaint 
06.26.15 ASWC Brief in Opposition 
06.26.15 SL Response to Plaintiffs MSD 
06.29.15 ASWC brief in opposition 
07.09.15 ASWC Press Release.pdf 
07.09.15 Opinion-GRUMM ASHLEY 
07.23.15 ZBA Appeal Directions 


The Village of Spring Lake
is accepting proposals from vendors
for website development.  

Specification and forms may be obtained at the Village Office, 102 W. Savidge, Spring Lake, MI  49456 or by clicking this link Website RFP.docx .  All Proposals must be received by 3:00 PM on October 7, 2015, after which time no further proposals will be accepted.                    


Village of Spring Lake
Applications for Appointment
To Boards and Commissions

The Village of Spring Lake has several board and commission positions with terms which will be expiring soon.  Spring Lake residents (you must be a registered voter in the Village) who wish to be considered for appointment to one of these positions are invited to submit an Application for Appointment Form to the Spring Lake Village Clerk, 102 W. Savidge, Spring Lake, MI 49456.  Forms are available at Village Hall, by calling 842-1393, or at

Planning Commission: 2 positions expiring November, 2018. The Planning Commission focuses on land use issues, maintains a Land Use Plan, and reviews and recommends Zoning Ordinance regulations, changes, applications for zoning district changes, development plans, site plans, and special uses.

Parks & Recreation Commission/Tree Board: 1 position expiring November, 2018 and 1 position expiring November, 2017.  The Recreation Commission advises the City Council regarding recreation facilities, and maintains a Parks and Recreation Plan which addresses community needs.  The Tree Board contemplates aspects of the Village’s forestry program, including the budget associated with forestry operations. 

Beautification Commission: 1 position expiring November, 2016.  The Beautification Commission reviews aesthetic improvements and recommends to Village Council aesthetic improvements to the Village.  The committee also organizes volunteers to “adopt” various public spaces within the Village for maintenance purposes. 

Friends of Barber School: 1 position expiring November, 2018.  The FOBS makes recommendations regarding fund raising, maintenance and policies for Historic Barber School.

Downtown Development Authority – 3 positions expiring November, 2019 (2 business owners and 1 property owner within the boundaries of the district).  The DDA makes recommendations regarding the DDA budget, the TIF plan and approves façade grant applications. 

Historic Conservation District Commission – 5 positions available with various expirations.  This Commission is responsible for all aspects of protecting the historic integrity of the Village per Chapter 42 of the Village’s Code of Ordinances. 

Applications are due by 5:00 p.m., October 1, 2015.  For more information, please contact Marv Hinga at 842-13993.


Grand Haven 2014/15 Visitors Guide


2014 Drinking Water Report


Please note that water/sewer bills can be paid with a credit card through this site, but we are unable to accept credit cards in the office. Payments will be accepted at the office or the drop boxes until 5 p.m. on the due date. After 5 p.m., late charges will apply. The Village drop boxes are located behind Love, INC. and on the front of the Village Hall. Please contact Mary Paparella at 616-842-1393 if you have any questions regarding your bill. Thank you.


If you experience an overflow or back up of a sewage disposal system, first please contact the Village of Spring Lake Department of Public Works to check the Village's lines before calling a private plumbing firm...