Public Notices


Meeting Notice
Vergennes Township
10381 Bailey Drive NE
Lowell, MI  49331

Please take note: There will be a Special Meeting of the Vergennes Township Board on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at 10:00 amin the township offices located at 10381 Bailey Dr., Lowell.

The purpose of the meeting is to begin work on the formulation of the 2018-19 budget.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk


All meetings are held at the Township Hall, located at 10381 Bailey Dr., at 7 pm.  For further information, phone 897-5671 or visit the township website at

The Vergennes Township Regular Board Meetings for 2018 are scheduled as follows:
January 15                  February 19                March 19                     April 16           
May 21                        June 18                       July16                         August 20       
September 17             October 15                  November 19              December 17

The Planning Commission Meetings for 2018 are scheduled as follows:
January 4                    April 9                          July 9                           October 1

The Annual Meeting of the Electors will be held at 6:30 pm on March 19, prior to the Regular Board Meeting.

The Zoning Board of Appeals meets as required or requested.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk

Vergennes Township Adoption of Ordinance Amendment

Notice is hereby given that amendments to the Vergennes Township Zoning Ordinance regarding Landscaping and Mowing Services were adopted at a regular meeting of the Vergennes Township Board on November 20, 2017 and are summarized as follows: 

Chapter 2, Definitions: in section 201.202, a new definition of Landscaping and Mowing Services is being added.
Chapter 3, Commercial District: section 201.308 C, is amended to add this use as a special exception.
Chapter 3, Industrial District: section 201.309 B 1 v amendments are to add this use as a permitted use

  1. Violation of this Ordinance is a municipal civil infraction.  This Ordinance will be enforced and administered by the Township Zoning Administrator, or such other Township official as may be designated from time to time by resolution by the Township Board.

The complete text of Ordinance 2017-5 is on file at the township office, located at 10381 Bailey Dr., Lowell, and copies are available during regular business hours.  The offices are open Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon.   It is available on the township website at 

This ordinance shall become effective eight (8) days after publication unless a notice of intent to file referendum is filed within such time and, if so, then this ordinance shall take effect at such time as is provided by MCLA 125.282 as amended.

Heather Hoffman
Vergennes Township Clerk


There will be a special meeting of the Vergennes Township Board that will take place Monday, November 27, 2017 at 3 pm for the purpose of a presentation with representatives of Living Tree to discuss Michigan's new Medical Marihuana Facilities Licensing Act (MMFLA) laws and regulations, and their desire to cultivate medical grade cannabis in Vergennes Township and any other business that should come before the Township Board.