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IMPORTANT FLOODING PRESS RELEASE:  CLICK HERE  MUSKEGON COUNTY FLOOD DECLARATION:  CLICK HERE

YARD WASTE SITE - OPEN FOR SEASONAL HOURS, EFFECTIVE TUESDAY 5/5/2020. 

THERE WILL BE ADDITIONAL COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOLS - 6 FOOT SOCIAL DISTANCING MUST BE MAINTAINED AT ALL TIMES!

Seasonal hours 10:00 am - 7:00 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays.

HOLIDAY CLOSING - MONDAY MAY 25, 2020 IN OBSERVANCE OF MEMORIAL DAY

LAKETON TWP HALL - CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC DUE TO COVID -19, per Governor Whitmer's Executive Orders,

ONLY THE SERVICES THAT CAN BE PROVIDED WITHOUT IN PERSON CONTACT WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL THE ORDER IS LIFTED. 

If you need assistance, please call the office at (231) 744-2454.

Thank you for your patience as we all navigate this emergency situation.

CLICK HERE FOR EMERGENCY CONTACT NUMBERS

2020 Mullally Park - Pavilion Rentals SUSPENDED until further notice. 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT

Position:  Zoning Administrator

Laketon Township is seeking a part time Zoning Administrator (ZA).  The ZA has overall responsibility to administer the Laketon Township Zoning Ordinance.  The position also serves as staff liason to the general public, the Township Planning Commission, the Township Board of Trustees and the Township Zoning Board of Appeals.  Duties include:  issuance of zoning permits, overall administration and enforcement of the Zoning Ordinance, assists the general public, applicants, developers and their representatives with zoning inquiries, proposals and applications.  Prepares and submits agendas, staff reports and legal notices.  Position requires some evening meetings.  Qualifications include:  working knowledge of zoning law or past experience as a zoning administrator preferred, but not necessary.  Training and education may be provided to a qualified applicant.  Interested candidates please submit a resume and letter of interest by 4:00 PM on May 29, 2020 to:  Laketon Township, ATTN:  Supervisor Kim Arter, 2735 W Giles Rd, Muskegon, MI  49445

Board/Commission Positions

BOARDS & COMMISSIONS - If you are interested in serving your Laketon Township community, there may be some appointed positions opening up soon on a variety of boards or commissions. Please send a letter of interest and a resume to Laketon Township Supervisor Kim Arter at 2735 W. Giles Rd, Muskegon, MI 49445

Brush Burning

Per Michigan DNR Fire Officials, OPEN BURNING is ON as of 05/19/2020, thru Thursday 5/21/2020.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION with regard to how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting this subject.

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.   (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.

 


 

 


 

 

 

 

WELCOME

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 2019 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!

 

Disclaimer
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.