New Property Owners/Residents
would like to welcome you t o Lake Township.
o Lake Township.
As new property
owners, you may have questions about zoning, building requirements,
trash services, voter registration, principal residence exemption and
tax questions, to name a few.
This Web site has
information for immediate access:
Further, a Township representative is available at the Township Hall
Monday through Friday between 10am and 2 pm. (Except Holidays) by
Telephone, or by Email, or Fax:
LAKE TOWNSHIP-4988 W. KINDE RD. CASEVILLE. MI.
Our local officials are
a cross section of farmers, professionals and retirees (including
previous cottage owners).
All officials are
available if there are any questions you may have.
Input is always
welcomed when you feel it may improve the township.
If you have any
questions, maybe the FAQ below will help.
for Trash disposal? (Transfer Station)
there any Real Estate available; land, cottages, and year round homes?
Yes! If you travel through the township you will notice FOR
SALE signs by owners or local realtors in Caseville, Port Austin,
are the Taxes?
Taxes are based upon the annual millage rate and collected twice a
year. Summer taxes are due
by September 15th and winter taxes are due by February 28th.
Taxes are payable to the
Treasurer (1-989-856-4867) or E-mail:
A property tax estimator can be accessed at:
form of Police Protection is available?
all emergencies, call 911
non emergencies, call 1-989-269-6421
• Is there a Fire Department nearby?
are Building permits issued?
Building permits are required for all new construction as well as certain repairs, such as roofing, windows and doors and some remodeling. Before beginning any project, it is advisable to consult with our Building Inspector.
Building Inspector who is available at the township office Monday and
Wednesday from 10 AM until Noon.
• Are there any Zoning restrictions?
Yes! We are a zoned
township. Most projects will
require a land use permit which is available upon application with our
Zoning Administrator. Before
beginning any project (I.E.,FENCES, DECKS, DEMOLITIONS, SHEDS,
Administrator’s hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday – 10 AM until
• Are the Township Ordinances available for viewing?
• Are there any public parks nearby?
Infrastructure is in existence?
Paved Highway (M-25), Available Electricity, Phone, Gas and Cable
kind of roads are there and in what condition are they?
We have mostly
paved roads and some gravel roads that are maintained by our Huron
County Road Commission winter and summer.
close are the Schools?
It depends where
you live in the township. We have three school districts that provide
there stores nearby?
There are two
convenience stores within the township and larger stores a short drive
from the township in Caseville and Port Austin.
area activities are available?
activities are swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, snowmobiling
and cross country skiing. There
are also annual events enjoyed by locals and tourists in Caseville, Port
is the history of the area? (History)
If there is any way
we can help to make your introduction to the Township easier please
don’t hesitate to use the available resources.
Again, Welcome to our Community.