Clerk’s Office

Our clerk, Jill Chapman, can be reached at, or by calling the office at 734-878-6206.

The Clerk’s office handles the maintenance of all permanent records including meeting minutes for Village Council, Planning Commission, Downtown Development Association (DDA), all subcommittees (including Budget, Streets and Sidewalks, Sewer and Water, Personnel, Parks and Recreation and the Cemetery Board), original ordinances and resolutions and cemetery records.

Additionally, the Clerk’s office handles all quarterly utility billing (sewer, water and refuse), accounts payable, human resource functions, and monthly financial reporting, including overseeing accounts receivable and payroll.

All cemetery functions are managed out of this office.

All Village elections are handled through Putnam Township.  To register to vote in an upcoming election stop into the Putnam Township Hall located at 3280 W. M 36 during their regular business hours.  Click here to find your polling location.

The Clerk’s office is staffed Monday – Thursday from 8 AM – 4 PM by the Village Clerk and the Accountant.


A public hearing will be held on January 23, 2023 by the Village Council to consider the adoption of the 2023-2027 Pinckney-Putnam Parks and Recreation Master Plan. Click here to view a full copy of the draft plan.

Below you will find some helpful links regarding questions frequently asked of the Clerk’s Department.

Fee Schedule adopted March 28, 2022

Rental Registration Form

Vendor Permit  Vendor permit applications must be accompanied by the appropriate fees and a copy of a valid driver’s license.  One permit per person NOT per company.


2022-2023 Budget

DRAFT 2022 Pinckney Financial Statement






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