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

Meeting Dates 2017

Township Board

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

Jul 10, 24

Oct 23

Aug 14, 28

Nov 13

Sept 11

Dec 11

Planning Commission

1st Tuesday of each month

Jul 5

Oct 3

Aug 1

Nov 8

Sept 5

Dec 5

Zoning Board of Appeals

3rd Thursday of month, as needed

Jul 20

Oct 19

Aug 17

Nov 16

Sept 21

Dec 21


    2017 Holidays Observed


January 2              New Year`s Day

January 16            Martin Luther King

February 20          President`s Day

April 14                  Good Friday

May 29                  Memorial Day

July 4                    Independence Day

September 4         Labor Day

October 9              Columbus Day

November 10        Veteran`s Day

November 23        Thanksgiving Day

November 24        Thanksgiving-Friday

December 24        Christmas Eve

December 25        Christmas Day

December 26        Christmas-Observed

December 31        New Year`s Day

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Summer Taxes Are Past Due

Payments received after September 14th will be subject to a 1% penalty and interest. On October 1st and each month thereafter, another 1% will be added. You may still pay these at the Monitor Township Treasurer`s office.   

Street Light Out?



Click Here to report the Outage to Consumers Energy

Call (989) 894-8350 for Bay City Electric

Replacing a Driveway?

Check out the Bay County

 Road Commission`s

Driveway Policy Here


 Yard Waste pickup begins on April 1st and runs through November 30th each year.

 Yard Waste Pickup is the day after your trash.

 There is no limit on the number of yard waste barrels or bags.

 Please No Plastic Bags.



Welcome to Bay County Michigan
Click Here for a History Lesson



Flags in Your Yard?


What Do The Colors Mean?


ParkClosedTemporarily.jpgNOTICE:  improvements to Monitor Park will begin in early May.  We anticipate the work to take at least sixty (60) days to complete.  In light of this, Monitor Park will NOT officially open on May 1, 2018.  During construction, all portions of Monitor Park will be closed to public access. Please respect all blockades and/or closure signage and do not attempt to access closed areas.  We apologize for any inconvenience but hope that you will enjoy the many improvements!

Employment Opportunity at Monitor Township

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Assistant Assessor

View the Job Posting and Job Description here. 

Apply in person between the hours of 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm. 

Download an Application Here

Fax to (989) 684-9234 or Email to: supervisor@monitortwp.org



November 7, 2017 - Special Election

Your Last Day to Register To Vote is October 10, 2017

   Where Do I Vote?   What is on the Ballot? Go to www.Michigan.gov/vote

Garage Sale Season


Image result for free clipart of rummage saleAs a reminder to residents, there is an Ordinance which regulates to operation of rummage, garage, yard, estate and moving sales within residential areas.  Remember, you are allowed not more than three (3) sales of this nature during the calendar year, and the sale shall not exceed three (3) days in duration.  Temporary signs are defined by Chapter II, Section 2.80, subsection (r), and may be provided following the provisions found in Chapter XV, Temporary Signs, Section 15.05, subsection (d).  The sale must also be held where a residential dwelling is located on the same parcel.

Need to Report a Road Problem?


The Bay County Road Commission has a website for reporting complaints. 

Click Here to fill out the form.  You will receive a confirmation email.


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

Remember you are also NOT ALLOWED to park an RV, Boat, or Utility Trailer on a Public Street, Road Right-of-Way, or Private Road Easement

NOTICE: Zoning Violations

Please be advised that we will no longer accept anonymous complaints regarding potential zoning violations.  Keep in mind; we may receive complaints from a number of sources including internal referrals, outside agencies and the general public.  If you are making a complaint, it is preferred that you do so in writing, or be prepared to leave your name and contact information with the building and zoning code enforcement department.   

Notary Services

Notary services are available to our residents at no cost.

Call for available times:  (989) 684-7203

Note:  A notary witnesses a signature on a document

They do not verify the accuracy of the document being signed.

Please DO NOT SIGN any document before arriving at the Township Offices

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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 passed.