• 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.

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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Road Closure


Lakeshore Drive – Between Croswell & Blair Street 


Cross-Tile Replacement

Port Sheldon Township, Ottawa County


May 16, 2017 to May 18, 2017


8:00 a.m. Tuesday until approx. 5:00 p.m. Thursday

Road closed to through traffic.

Detour Route:      Butternut Drive to Port Sheldon Street

Port Sheldon Street to West Olive Road

West Olive Road to Croswell Street

Croswell Street back to Lakeshore Drive

This work is weather dependent.



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Spring Clean-up Day Correction

There is an error on the Spring Clean Up Coupon in the recent newsletter. The coupon states that Saturday April 22, 2017 is the annual clean up day. The correct date is Saturday April 29, 2017. We apologize for the confusion.

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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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