• 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.

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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New Communications Provider (updated)

Please note that the Township’s communications provider switch is not complete; it is scheduled to be completed on Monday August 21, 2017.  We may be without services at some time that day.

On Monday (7/31/17) Port Sheldon Township will be changing service providers for phone and internet services.  Therefore it is likely that those services will likely be down while the changeover takes place.

We are apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Communication Issues

Please note that the Township’s phone and internet service is not working today (August 11, 2017).  We are working to get things restored as quickly as possible.

Thank you for your patience.

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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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