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Frequently Asked Questions
How much does Dial-A-Ride cost?
Within the city limits of Adrian: Regular Fare–$2; Senior Citizens (62 & over) & Person W/Disabilities – $1; Newborn to 1 yr. old – Free; 1 -5 yrs. Old –$1; Over 5 yrs. Old –$2; Any Child Alone –$2 ; Area outside of city limits is double fare.
My boulevard tree needs to be trimmed, who do I contact?
Contact the Parks & Forestry Department at 517-264-4876
When is curbside yard waste pickup?
Curbside yard waste collection occurs in the spring and fall of each year. Collection dates are announced prior to each session. Residents may take yard waste to the Adrian Compost Site from May to December. For more information visit our website: http://adriancity.com/services/public-worksengineering/yard-waste-collection-2/
When is trash pickup?
Tuesdays are the scheduled trash pickup days for all city residents. Please have your bagged, household trash at curbside no earlier than 6pm on Monday and no later than 7am on Tuesdays.
How do I reserve a park shelter?
To reserve a shelter in one of our parks please contact the Adrian Parks & Forestry department at 517-264-4876 or visit the department page on our website for more information: http://adriancity.com/services/parks-and-forestry/shelter-rentals/
How do I find out if there is a warrant for my arrest?
Contact the Adrian Police Department at 517-264-4808.
How do I obtain a compost site entrance sticker?
Residents interested in using the Compost Site must obtain a window sticker (no charge) from the City Clerk’s office on the 2nd floor of City Hall, M-F 8am-4:30pm. Residents will receive only one sticker per address.
Where is the city compost site located?
The Adrian Compost Site is located on Oakwood Avenue just past Oakwood Cemetery. Residents interested in using the Compost Site must obtain a permanent window sticker (one per address) from City Hall.
Why are rental house inspections conducted?
The City of Adrian began inspecting non-owner occupied properties in 2001 to protect the public health, safety and welfare of city residents and to improve housing conditions within the City of Adrian.
What are the Compost Site hours?
2020 Compost Site Hours:
May 2- December 5
(Closed on Saturday, November 28th.)
How do I report a downed power line?
To report a downed power line in a tree on your property or a boulevard tree contact Consumers Energy at 1-800-477-5050.
How do I report a downed boulevard tree?
To report a downed tree across a city street please contact City Hall at 517-264-4890 between the hours of 8am-4:30pm, M-F. To report a downed tree across a city street after hours please contact the Lenawee County Sheriff’s office at 517-263-0524.
Does Adrian have a recycling center?
Lenawee County operates a drop off site at 306 River St. The site is open daily from 7am-7pm. Contact Lenawee County Solid Waste Department at 517-264-4511 for more information.
When are Adrian City Commission meetings?
Adrian City Commission meetings are held the first and third Monday of each month at 7pm in the City Chambers building located at 159 E. Maumee St in downtown Adrian.
How do I arrange for a special trash pickup for a large item?
Large items (over 50 lbs or not in a bag) can be picked up for a $5.00 fee for each item. Residents must call Stevens Disposal at 1-800-779-0344 prior to trash pickup day and make arrangements for pickup and to pay the fee.
Where is City Hall located?
135 E. Maumee St, Adrian, MI 49221
Why is my utility bill so high?
This could be caused by a leak. Most household leaks occur from faulty toilet apparatus. You may have been watering your lawn. Do you have a pool that you recently filled? Are there more people in the household?
Where can I make a utility payment?
Payments can be made in person at City Hall, by mail or online. Payments can be made by cash, check or on-line using your Mastercard, Discover, or American Express card. An after hour drop box is located near the rear entrance of City Hall.
I am the victim of a crime and want to check on the status of my case. Who should I contact?
Contact the Adrian Police Department at 517-264-4808
Can Adrian residents burn within the city limits?
Yes, but you must obtain a burn permit by calling 517-264-4856 the day you plan to burn. For a complete list of burn permit guidelines visit our website: http://adriancity.com/services/fire/frequently-asked-questions/
Who can use Dial-A-Ride and When?
Anyone, any age, who is able to travel can use Dial-A-Ride transportation. Buses operate: M-F, 6am-5:30pm
My sewer is backing up, who do I call?
During normal business hours you should call 517-264-4821 or 517-264-4826. The after hour emergency phone number is 517-264-4820.
How can I obtain a copy of a fire/incident report?
All incident reports are now obtained through the City Administrator's office located in Adrian City Hall. For more information please call 517-264-4815.
How does Dial-A-Ride Transportation work?
Dial 517- 265-6611 and tell the dispatcher where you want to be picked up and where you want to go. The dispatcher will send a bus to pick you up.
What are Adrian City Hall hours?
What is the Utilities Department after-hours emergency phone number?
I received a parking ticket, where do I pay it, and if I have questions or want to dispute the ticket, where do I go?
Parking tickets can be paid at the Adrian Police Department at 155 E. Maumee St in downtown Adrian. If you have questions regarding your ticket or wish to dispute it, please contact the Adrian Police Department at 517-264-4808.
How can I file a complaint about another property?
You can file a complaint by calling 517-264-4814 .
Do you rescue pets out of trees?
No, the Adrian Fire Department will not rescue pets out of trees. Try leaving pet food on the ground and waiting for the pet to get down on its own.