Village of Benzonia Spring Clean-up


Saturday, May 30, 2020 from 8 am-noon

1276 Michigan Ave., Benzonia.

The village of Benzonia is having a SPRING CLEAN-UP for the disposal of junk, debris, and rubbish.  Dumpsters will be at the Village office parking lot from 8am-Noon on Saturday, May 30, 2020. 

Clean out your attic, your garage, your basement, your yard!

The following rules will apply:

FREE for Village of Benzonia Residents, proof of  Village residency required.

You haul and unload yourself. Village staff will be available and help only as time permits. 

One truck bed or trailer load per village household will be accepted at the village building.

NO Freon appliances, paint, solvents, hazardous waste, or tires will be accepted

Water Rate Increase

The Village of Benzonia Water System is undergoing much needed updates.

News of this water project was previously posted in the local paper. 

As with all utility updates this creates the need to increase water service rates.  

Ready to serve fees will rise from $52.50 to $57.75

Per 1,000 gallons used, $4.00 to $4.40

Water lines larger than 3/4 inch will be billed 10% accordingly  

1 inch 91.92 

1 1/2 204.26

2 inch 367.66

3 inch 817.03

Description of Benzonia

Image of MISSDIG 811 logo

Know What’s Below Before You Dig!

Even Hand digging can cause damage.  

Over 25% of damage is from homeowners.
It’s the LAW! It’s fast and it’s FREE!!!  Become part of the solution!
Protect: Yourself, Your family, Your Community

What do you mean FREE?
When you contact MISS DIG 811, the public facility companies are notified to mark the location of their underground lines.  Public facilities are marked for FREE by facility company representatives known as Locators.  

The Locators paint lines and/or place flags to mark the 

approximate location of underground public lines.
Click here for PDF with more information>.
​To place a dig notice, contact us by calling 811 or by going to   


Benzonia is quaint village located approximately 7 miles from Lake Michigan and 1 mile from Crystal Lake. The village is adorned with cute shops, delicious restaurants and two parks. Benzonia is perfect for living and visiting! 


A beautiful garden outside of our local post office.


The newly renovated Mills Community House holds a library and many community events. 

Beautify Benzonia


Help Beautify Benzonia

Contact Steve Stephens 231.882.7756 

if you would like to assist our 

Volunteer Master Gardener with the 

Community Gardens in Benzonia.