Laketon Township Part-Time Employment Opportunity:  See the full description below.

Firefighter Employment Opportunity:  Muskegon Township Fire Department, is currently looking for Paid On Call Firefighters. Click here for more details and a link to apply.

Road Construction Project - W. River Rd - from Peterson Rd to Buys Rd - Click Here for important details.

Brush Burning - is ON for the next few days (as of 05/21/2018) until the land dries out again per the DNR fire personnel.

FREE - DISPOSAL &/OR RECYCLING EVENTS - Click here for more information and detailed event flyers.







Employment Opportunity

Laketon Township is seeking a part-time Zoning Administrator.  The Zoning Administrator’s job is to interpret & enforce the township’s zoning ordinance and act as the liaison between the public, Board of Trustees, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and planning consultant.  Duties include issuance of zoning permits, preparation of agendas, staff reports, and legal notices (with assistance from clerical staff and planning consultant).  Position requires some night meetings.  A minimum of 2 years experience in a related government field required.  Training/education may be provided as needed or available.  Send or drop off a letter of interest and resume by 4:00 pm 5/29/2018 to:  Attention Supervisor, Laketon Township, 2735 W Giles Rd, Muskegon, MI  49445.

Brush Burning

The Michigan DNR controls when brush burning is allowed.  The DNR informed us on 05/21/2018 brush burning is ON for the next few days until things dry out again.  They will inform us when it is back OFF again. 

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!  If you have any other questions, please call Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.

Click Here for a link to their website for more information (in Laketon Township burning is allowed only for burning of clean brush/sticks - ALL burning of grass/leaves is PROHIBITED BY DEQ rules). The DNR has advised that there are technical difficulties in updating the website, which they hope to have resolved soon-  Thank you for your patience.



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 (DO NOT put CASH in this mail slot) or any other paperwork in this mail slot when the office is not open. 

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 2018 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 3)

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.


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.