• 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.

    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.

    Mission Statement
    The Township of Port Sheldon is a wonderful balance of summer cottages and permanent homesteads along with many blueberry farms, evergreen nurseries and one large electric generating plant. The mission of the township is to serve all of our residents equally and fairly by maintaining a healthy, safe and enjoyable place to live, work and vacation.

    We recognize the moral and ethical standard required of public officials and dedicate ourselves to the highest standards of integrity through providing transparency and open dialog. We strive to provide efficient and fiscally responsible level of service to Port Sheldon Township.

Communications Switch

Tomorrow, Wednesday, September 20, the Township will be switching telephone and internet service providers.  It is possible that the Township could be without phone and internet at times during the day.  We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.

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Summer Taxes

The last day to pay summer taxes without a penalty is Thursday September 14, 2017

(The Sept./Oct. Newsletter had two different days listed.)

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New Master Plan

On August 10, the Township Board adopted an updated Township Master Plan. It is available on our documents page.

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Summerfest 2017

Summerfest 2017

Saturday, July 15, 11 a.m.– 2 p.m.    

     At the Port Sheldon Township Hall                       

  • Egg Toss
  • Balloons
  • Face Painting
  • Fire Department Activities (at fire station)
  • Free Hot Dogs & Ice Cream
  • Double Nickel String Band



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Pigeon Lake Treatment

PLM Lake and Land Management Corp. will be treating Pigeon Lake and Pigeon River east to Holly Dr. on Thursday June 1, 2017. The treatment will be for the control of exotic aquatic plants. The shoreline and  boat access sites will be posted with bright yellow signs.

Contact information:

PLM Lake & Land Management Corp.
Jaimee Conroy, Environmental Scientist
Western MI Regional Manager

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