• Port Sheldon Township, Ottawa County Michigan

    Port Sheldon Township is a general law Township established in 1924, consisting of approximately 20 square miles. The township is bordered by New Holland Street on the South, 144th Avenue on the East, Fillmore Street on the North and the beautiful shore of Lake Michigan on the West.

    A five-member board is elected at large to govern the Township, consisting of the Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and two Trustees. The Township population as of the 2010 Census was 4,240.

    Land use is primarily agricultural and used as residential with a small amount of commercial property along US 31 and Butternut Drive. The only industrial property in the Township is the site of the Consumers Energy Campbell Plant. The Township is also home to six miles of Lake Michigan shore line and 700 acres of open space (140 acres the Township owns coupled with 560 acres Ottawa County owns).

    Two beautiful township beaches and a well groomed county park are presently located in the Township. A new County-owned beach property is currently under construction. The Township also has bike path system of approximately 15 miles.

    16201 Port Sheldon Street
    West Olive, MI 49460

Permit Fee Changes

Please note that as of April 1, 2015, permit fees for electrical, mechanical and plumbing permits will increase to $60.00 per inspection.

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Special Township Board Meeting Notice Feb. 6, 2015

The Township Board will meet Friday Feb. 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  to consider a resolution to place a question on the May 5, 2015 ballot regarding “MILLAGE PROPOSAL TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR LIBRARY SERVICES”

The millage proposal is a renewal of the library millage that has been in place for the past 5 years.

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Technical Difficulties

Please note that if you have been trying to contact the Township on Tuesday (2/3) or Wednesday (2/4), we have been experiencing problems with our network, and email and fax services have not been working.  We are working to solve the problem as quickly as possible.

If you have questions or would like to talk with someone at the Township Hall, the phones are still working so please give us a call at (616) 399-6121.

Thank you for your patience.

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January/February 2015 Newsletter

Click here to view the Township Newsletter for January/February 2015.

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Special Township Board Meeting Notice

Special Township Board Meeting
(due to cancellation of Jan. 8, 2015 meeting)

Township Office- Meeting Room

Wednesday  January 21, 2015

12 P.M. noon

The following business will be considered:

Approval of Agenda
Consent Agenda Approval:
Minutes- Dec. 11, 2014
Financial Report
Committee Reports
Report, recommendation, action – Rescue Squad
Request from Grand Haven Public Schools- 2015 summer tax collection
Appointments: Board of Review, Construction Board of Appeals, Fire Commission, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals
Authorize Code Officials Conference of Michigan- Membership dues and conference expense for Building Inspector
Poverty Guidelines Resolution
Pay bills

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