*If you received a Notice from the Water Resources Commissioner - Click Here for More Information

*2021 Virtual March Board of Review Meetings - CLICK HERE for the full notice.  IF in-person meetings become a lawful option - that information will be posted here and on the front door of the township hall 18 hours prior to the meeting date/time.

*For all other Public Meeting and Zoom Notices - Please visit the Public Meetings-Public Notices Page

*UPCOMING ELECTION:  Tuesday, May 4, 2021 - Special Election - Reeths-Puffer Schools Bonding Proposal - See Clerk's Department for ballot language.


Laketon Twp Hall is CLOSED to the public until further notice.  

Staff and Officials are working.  All business is to be conducted via phone, email and postal mail at this time.   Thank you for your patience as we continue to navigate this COVID-19 PANDEMIC situation.


*Property Tax Information and Online Payments - CLICK HERE

*Property tax payments can be made to Laketon Township until 2/28/2021 (please call for the balance due - including penalties) in the following ways: 

  • by US Postal Mail (or any other mailing service)
  • by dropping off a check or money order in drop box or mail slot - both located on the WEST side of the building (DO NOT LEAVE CASH IN EITHER OF THESE LOCATIONS)
  • over the phone with a debit or credit card (this form of payment incurs a 3% fee - which is charged by the card processing company - not Laketon Twp)
  • online via your own personal online bank account
  • online via www.laketon.org - this requires you to create an account (user ID and password); then either pay with a credit or debit card for a 3% fee or by e-check for a $3.00 feeT Ass Residents in finding information regarding Coronavirus and the vaccine - below are some informational links - Laketon Twp has no control of the content of these links, they                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
Brush Burning

Per Michigan DNR Fire Officials, OPEN BURNING is ON as of 11/11/2020. When Laketon Township is notified of status changes, it will be posted here.  Conditions can change very quickly - please check back (or call DNR Fire Officials at the numbers posted below) every time - BEFORE you burn for the latest information, .

Burning in a fire ring or campfire container IS NOT typically affected when open burning is banned.  Please be safe and have a water hose nearby whenever you enjoy a campfire.

The Michigan DNR controls when open brush burning is allowed and during the spring and summer this can change daily.  Conditions can sometimes change very quickly - if you have any questions please call one of the numbers below for assistance.

Click Here for a link to their website for more information on when open brush burning is or is not permitted or call 1-866-922-BURN (2876).   (Note:  in Laketon Township burning is allowed ONLY for burning of clean logs/brush/sticks - ALL burning of grass/leaves is PROHIBITED BY DEQ rules). 

On the weekends, you may call the DNR fire officials directly at either 231-861-5636 or 231-788-6798.  

And remember - it's for burning of clean brush only!  No grass, leaves, lumber or household trash! 

CLICK HERE for an important SAFETY VIDEO



Performance Dashboard

CLICK HERE to go to the Accountability and Transparency page for financial information on Laketon Township.









Laketon Township is located on the beautiful coastline of West Michigan.

Nestled between the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake - we are a premier residential and recreational community.

Our scenic State, County and Township parks make Laketon Township the perfect place to live, work and play all year round.

Laketon Township Address and Contact Info

Laketon Township
2735 West Giles Road
North Muskegon, MI 49445

(231) 744-2454 - Township Hall Office Phone
(231) 744-2506 - Township Fax
Office Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

AFTER HOURS - There is a mail slot in the door on the west side of the building - you may drop payments or any other paperwork in this mail slot when the office is not open. (DO NOT put CASH in this mail slot)

The Township Hall is CLOSED to observe the following holidays: 

  • New Year's Day 
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve 
  • Christmas Day  
  • New Year's Eve           

Click Here for the 2021 list of holiday closings showing day/date closed. 

NOTE:  Generally, if a holiday falls on a Saturday the offices will be closed on Friday and if the holiday falls on a Sunday, the offices will be closed on Monday. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:   During severe weather, when Reeths-Puffer Schools are DELAYED OR CLOSED, Laketon Township will operate on a 2-hour delay, or possibly even CLOSE completely if conditions warrant closing.  DELAYS AND CLOSING notices will be posted in several locations:  this website, the Laketon Township Community Information Facebook page and whenever possible we will utilitze local tv news channels (WZZM TV13, WWMT TV3, WOOD TV8 & WOTV4)

These policies are subject to change by the Laketon Township Board, if you have any questions please call the Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.

For More Township Information - Please click the "General Township Information" tab at the top of this page.

Click the the "News and Information" tab at the top of this page for current events and news stories.

Laketon Township is on Facebook, and posts time relevant community information of all kinds.  Click Here to go to the Laketon Township Community Info Facebook Page!  Like and follow the page and get our posts right on your Facebook news feed!


Please note:  content here-in, is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.  Please call the Township Hall if you have any questions or concerns regarding the content of this website. Thank you.

This website is maintained in house, so if you do not see something you are looking for, please call the Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.