2483 E. Midland RoadBay City, MI 48706Office: 989-684-7203Fax: 989-684-9234officemanager@monitortwp.org

Meeting Dates 2016

Township Board

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

June 13, 27

Sept. 12, 26

July 11, 25

Oct. 24

August 22

Nov. 28

Dec. 12

Planning Commission

1st Tuesday of each month

June 7

Sept. 6

July 5

Oct. 4

August 3

Nov. 1

Dec. 6

Zoning Board of Appeals

3rd Thursday of month, as needed

July 21

Oct. 20

August 18

Nov. 17

Sept. 15

Dec. 15


  Charter Township of Monitor

       2016 Holiday Schedule



  January 1           New Year`s Day

  January 18         M L King Day


  February 15       Presidents` Day

  March  25           Good Friday


  May 30               Memorial Day

  July 4                 Independence Day


  September 5      Labor Day

  October 10        Columbus Day


  November 11    Veteran`s Day

  November 23, 24 Thanksgiving


  December 23     Christmas Eve

  December 26     Christmas Day

  December 30     New Year`s Eve






Taxes OverdueYour Summer taxes are now overdue.  A 1% penalty has been added.  On October 1st  and each month thereafter, another 1% will be added.  You may still pay these at the Monitor Township Treasurer`s office.


Yard Waste pickup begins

On April 1 and runs through

November 30.

  Pickup is

the day after your trash.

There is no limit on the

number of yard waste

barrels or bags.

 No plastic


Replacing a driveway?

Check out the Bay County

 Road Commission`s

Driveway Policy here.

Street Light Out?

Click here to report a Street Light outage to Consumers Energy.

Call 894-8350 for Bay City Electric.


This website is for informational purposes only. In the case of any discrepancy between these versions and the official hard copy versions, the official hard copy will prevail. The web version of any of the codes or information may not reflect all of, or the most current, legislation that has been passed.




Monitor Township is located in western Bay County and is bounded on the north by Townline Rd, on the south by Hotchkiss, on the west by 8 Mile Rd.  The east boundary is Two Mile Rd from Townline south to Fisher and Euclid from Fisher south to Hotchkiss.   Township Map.      Map to Township Office.


Questions?  Am I Registered?   Where do I vote?   What is on the ballot?   Go to www.Michigan.gov/vote .   After entering your name, birth date and zip code, it will tell you what precinct you are in, your voting location, a map to your voting location, what elections are scheduled and show you a sample ballot.


Going to be out of town election day and want to vote?  

It's easy to request an absentee ballot.

 You can either call the Township Clerk

at 684-7203, and request an application, OR

complete the application online HERE and return it by mail.


The August Primary is August 2, 2016 and the

                                    General election is November 8, 2016.




Monitor Township Fire Department is now offering green reflective house number signs to put on your mailbox for $15.00.  Call them at 684-6320 to get yours today!   Make sure emergency vehicles can find your house!


Need to report a Road Problem?

The Bay County Road Commission has a new

website for reporting complaints or problems.

Click here to fill out the form.  You will receive

a confirming email to verify that the BCRC received

your request.



                              Storing an RV, boat, or utility trailer in your yard?

Know the numbers!  1 in  1 acre or less; 5 feet from the property line; 0 in front yard.  See the Ordinance.