Upcoming meetings/ news

If you have a large item that doesn't fit in your blue bin that you can call Republic at (800) 578-2664. 

Lake Township DOES NOT have a dump site.  The closest one is Harrison.

If you notice a streetlight burned out or flickering, please report it to Consumers:   https://www.consumersenergy.com/outages/street-light-outage-report

The Lake Township Clerk's office is now located within the Lake Township hall at 1380 N. Michelson Road.  Please call first so we can best meet your needs. The clerk can be reached by email: laketownshipclerk@gmail.com or by phone: 989-202-4684.

June 24: 5pm ZBA Hearing: #2021-4421

June 29: 6pm Special meeting: Procedure steps for Marihuana & HLBA Training

Residents that do not have high speed broadband options, visit this site to fill out petition form https://cccfiber.com/

Click here, for Marihuana Ordinance, zoning and application

If you wish to join our email list, for monthly board meeting reminders, please email tonyf1841@gmail.com with the following information:

Subject line: Request to be added for Lake Township emails.

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Local address

Phone#

flat $3.00 fee for an electronic check or 3% for a credit card

**ALERT - Short-Term Rentals: Please take notice that the use of dwellings for short-term rentals, such as rentals facilitated through Airbnb or similar services, is prohibited in any residential zoning district within Lake Township pursuant to the Township Zoning Ordinance. 

Representing the beautiful Western Shore of Houghton Lake

Our Vision

To provide our citizens and visitors a safe, pleasant and fun environment to live, work and enjoy. As stewards of the Western shore of Houghton Lake, we understand what it takes to keep our waterways clean, safe and accessible to the general public.

Lake Twp.

PO Box 536

Houghton Lake, MI 48629-0536

Phone: (989) 202-4684

 

Supervisor: Keith Stiles

315 Northway

Houghton Lake MI 48629

Phone: (989) 387-2521 laketownshipsupervisor@gmail.com

 

Clerk: Pam Surprenant

1380 N. Michelson Rd

Houghton Lake MI 48629

Phone: (989) 202-4684 laketownshipclerk@gmail.com

 

Deputy Clerk: Tonya Clare

Phone: (989) 202-4684

laketownshipdepclerk@gmail.com

Treasurer: Harry Trier

PO Box 536

Houghton Lake MI 48629

Phone: (989) 422-6628 laketownshiptreasurer@gmail.com

Board Meetings are conducted the 2nd Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Lake Township Hall 1380 N. Michelson Rd., Houghton Lake

Lake Township Fire Dept: 13473 W Shore Dr

Phone: (989) 422-5315 (the station is not manned, for emergencies call 911, if you want to talk with the chief, call him directly)

laketownshipfd@gmail.com 

LTFD Fire Chief: Scott Wrzesinski

Phone: (989) 233-4437

apba07@yahoo.com

Zoning Board of Appeals: Dean Hull,

Chairperson

Phone: (517) 749-1788

deh6767@gmail.com 

Planning Commission: Pat Riss, 

Chairperson 

Phone: (586) 484-3737 

laketwppcchair@gmail.com  

Trustee: Tony Farhat

12374 W Shore Dr.

Houghton Lake, MI 48629

Phone: (616) 485-2987

tonyf1841@gmail.com 

 

Trustee: David Russo Jr

12955 W Shore Dr

Houghton Lake, MI 48629

Phone: (989) 302-2988 

russodavid1987@yahoo.com

Ordinance Enforcement Officer:

Kevin Rose

Phone: (989) 202-4736

krose12400@gmail.com

12400 W Shore Dr

Assessor: Mike Houserman

Phone: (989) 302-0848 houserman.assessing@yahoo.com

 

 

OUR COMMUNITY SERVICES/ INFORMATION

Lake Township is closed for the following 2021 Holidays:

                  January 1
                  January 18
                  February 15

                  April 2
                  May 31
                  July 2 & 5
                  September 6

                  October 11
                  November 11
                  November 25/26
                  December 23/24/27

                  December 31
                  

  • To obtain a garage sale permit, please call the Lake Township Clerk at (989) 202-4684. In person by Appt only. Or request by email laketownshipclerk@gmail.com

  • Republic trash service is every Tuesday. Large item's, call for pick up: (800) 578-2664

  • Hazardous Waste Collection for 2021 (June 5), Flyer click here.

  • Leaf Pickup: Spring 2021: CANCELLED due to COVID, morning pickups (bio-degradable bags only, set out the night before, no brush)

  • Burning Permits: (866) 922-2876, Flyer click here.

  • Houghton Lake Cemetery: 1476 Michelson Rd

  • Houghton Lake Building Agency (989) 422-3687

  • Houghton Lake Sewer Authority (989) 422-5811

2021-22 Lake Township board meeting dates

7pm, 2nd Tuesday of each month

Apr 13

May 11

Jun 8

Jul 13

Aug 10

Sept 14

Oct 12

Nov 9

Dec 14

Jan 11, 2022

Feb 8, 2022

Mar 8, 2022 

 

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