• 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

Free Document Shredding Offered

The Better Business Bureau of West Michigan is offering local residents an opportunity to fight identity theft with free document- shredding April 26 in Holland at the Michigan West Coast Chamber of Commerce office at 272 E. Eighth St. between 9 a.m. and noon. Shredding services are provided by Advance Document Destruction LLC.  There is a 10-box limit on documents.(article copied from Holland Sentinel with permission fron BBB of West Michigan)

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Clean-up Day

April 26, 2014 – 8 a.m.-12 noon

On Saturday, April 26, we will have dumpsters available for appliances (a $30 charge for Freon appliance and $10 charge for non freon appliance), scrap metal and large items. No tires, yardwaste, hazardous wastes, or motor vehicles of any kind.  They also will not be emptying any burnng barrels.

Please bring your service cards with you for identification. Do not come prior to or after these hours.

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Firefighter Applications

The Port Sheldon Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for firefighters.  Applications can be submitted to the Township Offices.   Click here to download the application form.

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The township office recently was closed due to inclement weather on Wednesday evening, January 22. Sorry for any inconvience this may have caused.

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Bike Paths

Many people enjoy using the bike paths during the winter season. To keep the paths open as much as is possible please refrain from plowing  snow on them. Your cooperation is appreciated.

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