City of Ionia
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Welcome to the City of Ionia, Michigan

Nestled in the heart of Michigan, the City of Ionia is a dynamic community of more than 10,000 residents and 60,000 county wide. Come share the beauty, charm and history of Ionia.

A Great Place to Live

Welcome to the City of IoniaThe City of Ionia is the largest city and the county seat of Ionia County, Michigan.

The City of Ionia is situated mostly within Ionia Township, with small portions extending into Easton Township and Berlin Township, but we are politically autonomous of the townships. Google Map

Here on our website, you can quickly find information you need. Download files, make applications, get connected, and learn about our City. We are happy to assist you. If questions, please phone City offices at 616-527-4170.

History Meets a Vibrant Future

Visit Downtown IoniaCome savor the simple pleasures of life in Ionia and discover the many benefits our City has to offer.

Ionia is nestled in the heart of the Grand River Valley, “In the Middle of it All.” Our city features a beautifully renovated downtown business district and a modernized industrial center.

Ionia offers picturesque countryside along the scenic Grand River, rich farm lands, beautiful homes and a central location with easy access to Grand Rapids and Lansing.

Ionia is home to numerous recreational and cultural opportunities where our history is combined with a vibrant future. Our area offers excellent educational programs and a broad spectrum of medical services.

Whether you want to attend inviting events, walk along the Grand River or our extensive rail trails, enjoy our neighborhood parks and state recreational area, visit the Ionia County Museum, buy from the local farm markets, catch a current movie at the historic and beautifully restored Ionia Theatre, or view creations of local artisans, it is available to you in Ionia.

We are proud to share the beauty, charm and history of our community, as well as the fun, exploring, outdoor recreation, shopping and dining. Situated along the scenic Grand River, conveniently located just a few minutes north of I-96, Ionia offers a central location for day trips to Lake Michigan, as well as easy access to downtown areas of Lansing, Grand Rapids, and many other regional attractions. Our vibrant community is family friendly and retains the charm of its origins, yet has a strong link to the future. Our beautiful historic Downtown District features a unique blend of shops and eateries.

Here in Ionia, we put our heritage proudly on display in the present. Ionia’s blend of past, present and future, with it’s proximity to nature, culture and industry, makes it the perfect place to spend a day, a weekend or longer… Rich with history, neatly restored, and positioned for future growth, we think you will find Ionia a great place to visit and an even better place to live.

Copy courtesy of the Ionia Chamber of Commerce

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Ionia City Hall:
Resources and Answers

Ionia City HallWhether you are a long-time resident, someone new to our community, a current business, or a new business looking to grow and expand, the City of Ionia wants to be helpful to you. Please look to us for answers, resources and ideas.

Check out our handy Search engine, our Staff directory, and our City calendar. You can make Online payments, download Meeting agendas and minutes, find out about Planning and zoning... and if you have a question or concern, you may Write to us here.

You may also phone us at 616-527-4170. Thank you for your interest and participation with the City of Ionia.

City Mayor Daniel A. Balice

City of Ionia Mayor, Daniel A. Balice
Meet the Mayor and City Council

City Manager Jason Eppler

City Manager Jason Eppler
Meet the City Manager

City News

City Bulletin Board Info

City Bulletin Board InfoCheck out what's happening in the Community!
Visit the City of Ionia Bulletin Board page located under the Community Tab on the homepage at:
https://cityofionia.org/city-bulletin-board.php

City Council - Public Hearing

The City Council will conduct a Public Hearing at 7:00 PM, Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at City Hall, 114 North Kidd Street, to receive comments on proposed Ordinance No. 546 which, if approved, prohibits recreational marihuana establishments in the City. Click on the file below to review the proposed ordinance No. 546.

Planning Commission - Public Hearing

The Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing at 4:30 PM, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at City Hall to receive comments on a request from Ionia Project I, LLC, for site plan approval/special land use permit approval to convert the existing building at 410 Swartz Court to a medical marihuana provisioning center. Click on the document below to view the Public Hearing notice:

Planning Commission - Public Hearing

The Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing at 4:30 PM, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at City Hall to receive comments on a request from Pure Roots, LLC, for site plan approval/special land use permit approval to convert the existing building at 916 East Lincoln Avenue to a medical marihuana provisioning center. Click on the document below to view the Public Hearing notice:

Master Plan - Public Hearing

The Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing at 4:30 PM, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at City Hall to receive comments on the proposed 2019 Master Plan. Click on the documents below to view the Public Hearing notice and the proposed 2019 Master Plan.

City Calendar

City of Ionia City Calendar

114 North Kidd Street  Map
Ionia, Michigan 48846
Phone 616-527-4170

Fax 616-527-0810

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00a - 4:00p
(Holiday exception)

EMERGENCIES: PHONE 911

For local news and information,
tune to WION AM 1430/FM 92.7
or read the Ionia Sentinel-Standard