• 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.

Fishing Pier on Pigeon Lake Temporarily Closed

Please see this press release from Consumer’s Energy regarding the Fishing Pier on Pigeon Lake, which is temporarily closed due to winter damage.

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PFAS

Information about PFAS and lead in drinking water can be found on these sites:

www.miottawa.org/PFAS/

www.michigan.gov/pfasresponse/

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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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Pigeon Lake Management Plan

Click here to view the Pigeon Lake Management Plan 2017-2021 Report.

Please note that this document was requested and paid for by some property owners on Pigeon Lake.

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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 or come to the township office for an application.

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