Frequently Asked Questions
Call the Graafschap Fire Department, (616) 396-4060, on the day you are going to burn. There is no fee for a burn permit. You will receive verbal approval, unless weather and dryness conditions prohibit safe burning. If you live in a subdivision in Laketown Township, you may burn on odd days only.
A dog license is available through Allegan County. You may do this via mail. See the Dog License Application Form. Dog licenses are not available directly from the township office, although you may pick up an application for a dog license at the township office.
The Laketown Township Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the township office. The board has a workshop at 5 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month at the township office.
Charter Communications (877.728.3814) is available in the northern part of the township, and Comcast (800.266.2278). Comcast fiber is available throughout most of the township. Contact these companies for further information.
The Laketown Township office is closed for all major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Memorial Day, Labor Day and the 4th of July.
A parking ticket received in Laketown Township can be paid by check in the mail, credit card over the phone, or any payment method in person. The yellow parking ticket received can be used as an envelope and already is addressed to the Laketown Parking Bureau. Be aware an unpaid parking ticket fine will double if not paid within 10 business days of the ticket being issued. Do NOT accidentally pay a parking ticket issued by Laketown Township to Holland Township or the City of Holland. We are not connected to them.
The township has several ways to handle tax payments – send a check in the mail, stop in the township hall or pay online (there is a fee attached to all credit/debit card payments). Click here for complete information.
Each property can have unique characteristics that impact what and where structures can be built and located on property. Check out the Ordinances & Legal Notices tab on the Home page for a link to township ordinances. Contact Michelle Sall, community development director, at (616) 335-3050 or email her at Michelle@laketowntwp.org.
Permits are available under the Building Permits & Other Forms category as well as at the township hall. Contact Michelle Sall, community development director, at (616) 335-3050 or email her at Michelle@laketowntwp.org.
The Allegan County Road Commission maintains the shoulder of public roads. Contact the road commission at (269) 673-2184.
The Allegan County Road Commission maintains all public roads. Contact the road commission at (269) 673-2184. For private roads, contact your homeowners association.
Contact the Allegan County Road Commission at (269) 673-2184.