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NEW!!  Minutes and Ordinances on Demand.  Please click on the above graphic to find past and current meeting minutes and agendas as well as Township Ordinances and some County Ordinances as well.  This is a searchable tool where you can search the documents by word or subject for ease of research.

 

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Welcome!

East Bay Charter Township is located in the northwest corner of the Lower Peninsula nestled among many inland lakes inside Grand Traverse County. Our township is a mix of rolling farmland, forests and Lake Michigan beach front. East Bay is an exciting and growing community with a unique blend of commercial and residential development.

 

BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR COMMUNITY PAGE FOR THINGS OF LOCAL INTEREST AND LINKS TO POPULAR WEBSITES!! 

 

  

Where can I pay my taxes?

-You can pay your taxes at the Treasurer's office in the township hall (7:00am-5:30pm) Monday through Thursday and you can also mail your payment to the township hall. If you would like to pay them after business hours, you may put them in the drop box that is located by the front door of the township hall.

-You can use a debit card or credit card at the Township office with a convenience fee of 2.5% and a e-check fee of $2.50.  

If you would like to make an online payment using a credit card or e-check please visit, http://www.certifiedpayments.net/. If you want to pay by phone, please call 1-866-549-1010. You will need to use Bureau Code: 7274184 for both internet and phone payments.

  

WE NOW HAVE A LITTLE LIBRARY IN EACH OF OUR TOWNSHIP PARKS.  THE PARKS COMMISSION IS LOOKING FOR DONATIONS OF CHILDRENS BOOKS TO KEEP THE LIBRARIES STOCKED.

IF YOU HAVE ANY BOOKS TO DONATE PLEASE LET A MEMBER OF THE PARKS COMMISSION KNOW!

Click here for more information about the little libraries!

 

NOTICE TO THE RESIDENTS OF EAST BAY CHARTER TOWNSHIP

THERE WILL BE A PUBLIC HEARING SEPTEMBER 15TH 2014

THE SUBJECT OF THIS HEARING WILL BE THE RESCISSION OF THE PHEASANT RIDGE PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPEMENT

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK here 

 

 

THE PLANNING COMMISSION IS IN THE PROCESS OF UPDATING THE TOWNSHIP MASTER PLAN.  IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT WE HAVE AS MUCH INPUT FROM THE COMMUNITY AS POSSIBLE.  IF YOU WOULD LIKE YOUR OPINION TO COUNT PLEASE FOLLOW THE LINK TO FILL OUT A SURVEY.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/EBTMasterPlan

 

FIREWORKS ORDINANCE

 IN EFFECT!!

 

The State of Michigan regulates fireworks which CAN be discharged the day preceding, the day of, and the day after legal holidays.  On these three days fireworks can NOT be discharged from 1:00 am to 8:00 am.  If you wish to submit a complaint on days that fireworks are NOT allowed, please call the Grand Traverse Sherriff's non-emergency number at 922-4550.

 

 

***IMPORTANT ELECTION INFORMATION***

To better serve our voters, we have relocated precincts #2 and #3 to East Bay Ambulance and Fire Station #9 located at: 110 High Lake Road, Traverse City, MI. New Voter ID cards went out earlier this Spring. 

Permanent Absentee Voters: If you are age 60 or older, or otherwise qualify, and would like to be placed on the list to receive an Absentee Ballot Application for every election please notify the clerk's office. If you are already on the Permanent Absentee Voter list, there is no need to sign up again for upcoming elections.

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Please add .69 postage when mailing your ballot back to the Township Clerk's office. 

  

  

We need your help keeping our roadsides clean!

  Groups enroll for a two-year membership and perform three trash pickups per year along a two-mile section of county road

 An annual safety meeting among volunteers is required

The Road Commission provides two recognition signs, trash bags, vests and trash pickup when your route is complete

Best of all…there is no charge for groups to participate in this program! Visit the Grand Traverse County Road Commission website for more information or to view routes open in your township,http://www.gtcrc.org/General/Adopt-A-Road.htm.

 

  

2015  US 31/M-72

CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

click here 

 

 

SIGN UP FOR GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY EMERGENCY ALERTS TODAY!  Click here for more information.

 

ARE YOU READY FOR AN EMERGENCY?  Grand Traverse County is now participating with "SMART 9-1-1".  Click here for more information.

 

 

TOWNSHIP HOURS:  We are open Monday-Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm. Closed Fridays. We will remain open over the lunch period and hope that the extended hours will allow residents to take care of Township business before and/or after the regular 8:00 to 5:00 business day.

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Please click here to watch our board meetings if you missed them on TV.

If you need a notary, the township office has four! Please see Leslie, Tracey, Helen or Sue.

 

WATERFRONT HOME OWNERS click here for Phragmite information

 

Please visit: http://www.thegrandvision.org/

 

There is no open burning and are no burning permits issued in East Bay Township. If you would like more information, please click here OR for a link to Metro Fire website click here.

Smoke Alarms save lives.  You can get them installed or replaced for free!!  For more information see the link above to the Metro website!

 
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