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Pewamo Village Office
130 East Main Street,
P.O. Box 385
Pewamo, MI
(989) 593-2553
Fax:  (989) 593-2709

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Pewamo Wellhead Protection Minimize

The Village of Pewamo was a leader in Wellhead Protection in the State of Michigan when we began our Wellhead Protection Program in 1999.

Pewamo Wellhead Protection
2017 Wellhead Protection Map
MDEQ Hydrologic Cycle

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Trailhead Welcome Center
Engrave Your Name In Pewamo's History
Click the Link above for the order form

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Broken street lights? Report broken street lights to Consumers Energy at their website: Here

OR contact the Village office at 989 593 2553

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The Village of Pewamo follows the Ionia County Road Commission's policy in regards to mailboxes.
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Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is the agency designated to handle video/cable complaints. For more information, please feel free to visit their website https://www.michigan.gov/mpsc.


Pewamo Community Center

Available for Rental

Located at 137 E. Main Street on the east side of the Fire and Rescue Building.

   Air Conditioned with Tables and chairs for 80 people

To learn more about our facility and rental fees and policies, please see the links below.


Pewamo Mural:

The Village of Pewamo was proud to unveil a new addition to Sesquicentennial Park at Block Party 2014.  Due to generous donations received, the Village was able to commission Dan Arens of Westphalia to create a historic mural of the Pewamo Depot.   Included in the mural is a tribute to our namesake, Chief Pewamo.  We are very grateful to Dan and to the numerous benefactors who made this possible. 

Here's a little secret....Dan hides a mouse in the murals he creates!  Have you found the one hidden in the Pewamo mural?

And if you travel east to Fowler you can see another mural created by Dan, which was unveiled in the fall of 2015.  Located on the north side of the Becker Furniture building, it's a beautiful display that celebrates Fowler's history and the Fred Meijer CIS Trail.  The mural is visible from the trail, and also has a hidden mouse.  Good luck finding it!

Originally settled in 1834, the Village of Pewamo was incorporated in 1859, and proudly celebrated its Sesquicentennial in 2009.   Pewamo prides itself as a family friendly, zoned community where you can enjoy small town living, but still have easy access to the amenities offered by cities such as Lansing and Grand Rapids.
 Recreation opportunities abound in Pewamo.  We have a nine acre Village park with ball fields, tennis courts, pavilions and lots of playground equipment!  We are very excited to have the Fred Meijer CIS Trail passing through Pewamo.  We invite you to start your trail journey here or to stop and visit as you enjoy the trail.  We have a beautiful trailhead, which is fashioned after the original depot. There are restrooms, picnic tables and a drinking fountain, which we hope will allow you to take a moment to rest and refresh.  

Pewamo is also happy to have Huckleberry Creek Golf Course, which is only a short distance north of town and offers 18 holes of scenic golf!   As a part of the P-W School District, Pewamo is proud of the educational opportunities they are able to offer.  The Village is home to two elementary schools, one public and one private Catholic school.  St. Joseph Catholic School is a 1st through 8th grade facility, which is fully accredited. Recently P-W Schools celebrated national recognition when U.S. News & World Report announced top high schools in the nation.  

P-W High School was selected as a "Silver Medalist" (in the top 505).  To put this in perspective, P-W was in the top 3% of high schools in the nation, and since then they have received more esteemed accolades and recognition in the field of education.  

We invite you visit the  websites of our schools.  Links are provided under our "Schools" tab. 

Village of Pewamo is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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The Village of Pewamo is a Proud Supporter and Member of the Ionia County Economic Alliance (ICEA)/The Right Place
Working together to support Economic Growth in Ionia County - Representing area companies and dedicated to retaining and attracting businesses to Ionia, the Ionia County Economic Alliance (ICEA) provides comprehensive economic development services including business retention, expansion and attraction support to Ionia County businesses.
Learn More Here
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I like to live in a little town, where
the trees meet across the street.
Where you wave your hand and say
"Hello" to everyone you meet.
I like to stand for a moment
outside the grocery store.
And listen to the friendly gossip
of the folks that live next door.
For life is interwoven
with the friends we learn to know.
And we hear their joys and sorrows 
as we daily come and go.
I like to live in a little town.
I care no more to roam.
For every house in Pewamo
is more than a house...its home. 

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The new Hydrant Flushing Schedule is now up, click the link below to view it.
Hydrant Flushing Schedule

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Here is the Zoning Application for the Village of Pewamo:
Zoning Application

Zoning Variance Application

Driveway Permit

Fence Permit Application

Right-of-Way Permit

To view the Village of Pewamo ordinances, click the link below:

New Build Requirement forms can be found under the Minutes, Ordinances & Zoning Tab

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The Freedom of Information Act's Written Summary, Procedures & Guidelines, and Fee Itemization Forms can be found below.

Freedom of Information Act - Written Summary

Freedom of Information Act - Fee Itemization

Freedom of Information Act - Request For Public Record

Freedom of Information Act - Written Summary

Freedom of Information Act - Fee Itemization

Freedom of Information Act - Written Summary

Freedom of Information Act - Fee Itemization

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