Township of Excellence
Spring Lake Township
Where Nature Smiles for Seven Miles
Sailing on Spring Lake, Michigan
ca. 1930–1945

Road Closed

The Ottawa County Road Commission has notified us that State Road will be closed to through traffic between Fruitport Road and 148th Avenue for water and sewer work. The detour route is 148th Ave/M104/N Fruitport Rd

When: July 11 to July 19

detour map

Later this summer State Road between Fruitport Road and 144th Avenue will be resurfaced, including a 3-foot shoulder.

Burn Day

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Only brush may be burned. No burning within 1400 feet of Ferrysburg or the Village of Spring Lake.

A permit is required.

Remaining Burn Days in 2019 are September 21 and November 16.

Burn Permit Application

Sewer Force Main Replacement Project

We’ve set up a construction update page so you know what is happening with the replacement of the sewer force main under the Grand River.

Project Update Page

If you’re curious about the process to put the pipe under the river, watch this video on horizontal directional drilling.

HDD Video

Project Overview:
sewer project overview poster. Links to larger version of poster

Tax Bills

Tax bills were mailed July 1.

Tax payments received after September 16, 2019 will incur interest and penalty. Payments can be mailed, deposited in the drop box (either the front of Township Hall, or behind the Love in Action store), or brought to Township Hall during normal business hours. Credit card payments can be accepted at Township Hall or online. There is a fee of for this service.

Tax and Assessing information is available online from BS&A. A fee of $2 will be charged unless you are looking up your own property. If it is your property you will need to register, but the information is free.

Make a Payment

Rycenga Park Reservations

Rycenga Park is located at 16401Hemlock Road. For park shelter reservations, use the online reservation form. Reservations open 1 year ahead of the date. Reservations are available from May 15 to September 30. Reservations are not taken for dates outside these dates.

NOTE: The parking lot will be repaved between September 3 and September 13. There will be limited access to the park. The fields will be open, but there will be no reservations taken for the shelters.

Online  Shelter Reservations

Meetings & Events

July 16, 2019
8:30am - 9:30am
Board of Review
Township Hall, 101 S Buchanan
Spring Lake, MI
July 17, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Planning Commission
Barber School, 102 West Exchange Street
Spring Lake, MI
July 20, 2019
7:00am - 8:00pm
Burn Day
July 25, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoning Board of Appeals - Canceled
Barber School, 102 West Exchange Street
Spring Lake, MI
August 12, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Board of Trustees
Barber School, 102 West Exchange Street
Spring Lake, MI
August 21, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Planning Commission
Barber School, 102 West Exchange Street
Spring Lake, MI
August 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoning Board of Appeals
Barber School, 102 West Exchange Street
Spring Lake, MI
September 2, 2019
All Day
Township Hall Closed
Township Hall, 101 S Buchanan
Spring Lake, MI