Quick Facts

  1. Whom do I call for a burn permit?
    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.
  2. Where do I vote?
    For answers regarding voting, see our Voter and Election Information page.
  3. Where do I get a dog license?
    A dog license is available through Allegan County.You may do this via mail. See the Dog License Application Form on our Forms page for more information. 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.
  4. When is the next township board meeting?
    The Laketown Township Board of Trustees meets the second Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at the Township office.
  5. Is cable hook-up available in Laketown?
    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.
  6. When is the township office closed? 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. Be sure to look at the newsletter for exact dates.
  7. Where can I get a township map?
    The street index for Laketown Township is available at the township office. Click here for a pdf version
  8. How can I pay a parking ticket? 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 pay a Laketown parking ticket online to Holland Township, we are NOT connected to Holland City.


Allegan County http://www.allegancounty.org
Allegan County Parcel Map http://www.allegancounty.org/taxmaps/index.html
Allegan County Health Department http://www.allegancounty.org/Government/HD/Index.asp?pt=Living
Michigan Treasury Department (forms) http://www.michigan.gov/treasury
State of Michigan Official Web Locator Page http://www.virtualmichigan.com/bycategory/gov.htm
Internal Revenue Service http://www.irs.gov/
Michigan Legislature http://www.michiganlegislature.org
Michigan Township Association (MTA) https://www.michigantownships.org/
City of Allegan http://www.cityofallegan.org
Saugatuck Visitor’s Bureau http://www.saugatuck.com
Herrick District Library http://www.herrickdl.org/
USA Today on the Web http://www.usatoday.com/
Hope College http://www.hope.edu
Western Michigan University http://www.wmich.edu/
Michigan State University http://www.msu.edu
Ferris State University http://www.ferris.edu/
University of Michigan http://www.umich.edu/
Grand Valley State University http://www.gvsu.edu/
Senior Living Help https://www.seniorlivinghelp.org/assisted-living/michigan/
Crisis Prevention Homepage http://www.crisisprevention.org
American Red Cross http://www.redcross.org
Federal OSHA Home Page http://www.osha.gov/
Allegan Chamber of Commerce http://www.alleganchamber.com
Outdoor Discovery Center http://www.outdoordiscoverycenter.org