Welcome to Laurium's new official village website.

This website will serve as your link to information and happenings in the Village of Laurium.

Home of "The Gipper"

Laurium is known for the legend of George Gipp. The mere mention of his name brings to mind the immortal words "win one for the Gipper". Gipp has been enshrined in the National Football and Michigan Halls of Fame and more recently in the Upper Peninsula Sports Hall of Fame.

Registration of Rental Dwelling Units

The Village of Laurium recently adopted Ordinance No. 2023-01: Registration of Rental Dwelling Units. All owners of rental dwelling units are required to register with the village.
Image above (click to see full image) is the Rental Registration letter for details to register.
Attached below is the Rental Registration Form pdf to fill out.
Please see the ordinance in our ordinance section for more information.

Laurium Village has hired Ian Lewis

Laurium Village has hired Ian Lewis, J.D., MPA, as the Village Manager effective January 16. In this role, Lewis will be responsible for various functions of the Village including serving as the chief financial and administrative officer. As manager, Lewis will work closely with the Village Clerk, Village Treasurer, Police, Fire and the Department of Public Works.
Lewis is a graduate of Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. He earned his Juris Doctor from Michigan State University College of Law in May of 2022.

Garbage rate increase

Effective January 1, 2023, residential garbage rates will increase from $9.00/ month to $12.00/month. This is the first increase in many years.
If you have any questions, please call the village office at 906-337-1600 or email clerk@villageoflaurium.com

Night Parking Ban

Beginning November 1st through April 30th, 2023, all vehicles parking on village streets between the hours of 2:00am and 7:00am will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner's expense.


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