Welcome to Otisco Township!

 RECYCLE IONIA is now our recycling partner. 
Recycling at Otisco Township Hall on the 4th Saturday of every month from 9am to Noon.
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New Voter ID Registration cards are being made and sent out to all registered voters.  Please be looking for them in your mail..


PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: The Otisco Township Planning

Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday February 5, 2020 at 7:00PM at the Otisco Township Hall, 9663 Button Road, Belding, Michigan 48809 to receive and consider public comment concerning the following:

THE OTISCO TOWNSHIP PLANNING COMMISSION IS PROPOSING TO CHANGE 2 ZONING ORDINANCES: (1) 1.438 From Parking and Loading Spaces Section D. Parking, Storage or Use of Recreational Travel Trailers (Recreation Vehicles) On A Seasonal Basis. Recreation vehicles, as defined

in this Ordinance, are regulated as follows:

As an intended principal use, recreation vehicles shall not be parked or nor allowed to remain on otherwise vacant lots for a period of time not to exceed twenty (20) consecutive days. To; Recreational vehicles and equipment may be parked or stored in the front driveway of a lot containing an occupied dwelling unit.

(2) 1.439: From; No animals, livestock or fowls, other than common house­hold pets shall be permitted to be used, sheltered or stored. To; No animals, livestock or fowls, other than common household pets shall be permitted to be used, sheltered or stored in the Residential, Industrial and C zoning districts, or any platted subdivision in the R-1, R-2 or PUD Districts, unless otherwise specified in this Ordinance. The purpose and intent of this ordinance is to establish a process for having animals in certain areas.

A copy of the proposed ordinances is currently on file and may be examined and/or purchased at the Otisco Township Hall up to the time of the public hearing from the Zoning Administrator, or by appointment with a telephone call to the Otisco Township Hall @ (616) 794-3506.

All interested persons may attend the public hearing and be heard with regard to the proposed amendment. Written comments will be accepted in person, by mail to the Otisco Township Hall, facsimile @ (616) 794-7083 or by email to: clerk@otiscotwp.org by February 3, 2020 @ 12:00 noon.

Persons with disabilities needing accommodations for participation should contact the Otisco Township Hall at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the public hearing stating their request for assistance.

Proceedings conducted at this public hearing are subject to the provisions of the Michigan Open Meetings Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Respectfully submitted by,

Lynda Sower, Clerk – Otisco Township

Recycling: Pick up for recycling will resume the 4th Saturday of each month at the Otisco Township Hall from 9:00AM to 12:00PM.  I certainly hope you will consider using this service and  not take everything to the landfill.  Acceptable items are  plastic, cardboard, and tin cans. NO GLASS!

Dump Vouchers: The new dump vouchers are now available for 2019/20 please bring ID.

Regular Board Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 P.M. You are invited to join us and find out all that is happening in  YOUR TOWNSHIP.  We welcome your input.   Call Lynda Sower (616).794.3506 for more information.

All dwellings and other buildings shall be marked and identified by the owner with the correct street address number on or at the front entrance of the principal building or readily visible from the adjacent street or right-of-way.    This is for your protection in case emergency vehicles need to find your address.

Thank you for your attention to this matter.

There are changes in rules of The Freedom of Information Act as of July 1. 2015  Freedom of Information Procedures, Guidelines and Forms:

FOIA Procedures and Guidelines
Annotated FOIA Public Act 442 of 1976
FIOA Request for Public Records (Form)
Notice of Denial of FOIA Request (Form)
FOIA Appeal a Denial of Records (Form)
Freedom of Information Act Detailed Cost Itemization
FOIA Appeal an Excess Fee (Form)

Cemetery:                                                                                                                                             Cleaning of Markers (Form)

MOVIE “Mr. Cooper
For anyone interested in watching the movie “Mr. Cooper” here is the link.
This movie was partially filmed in Otisco Twp. copy and paste link to your browser.

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