Welcome to Vergennes Township

Vergennes Township is committed to managed growth that actually enhances the community’s natural features while preserving individual property rights. Therefore, the essential purpose of this Master Plan is: To protect, encourage and retain the tradition of agricultural productivity and the integrity of the rural residential character in Vergennes Township. 

Public Announcements


A fence ordinance was adopted in June of 2019.  There are fencing rules and a zoning compliance permit is required before putting up a new fence in the Township. Click here to view the Zoning Compliance Application for Fences. The last page has the ordinance rules to follow.

Call Jeanne Vandersloot at the Township if questions at 616-897-5671.

Applications can be dropped off in the dropbox or mailed to: Vergennes Township Hall, 10381 Bailey Drive, PO Box 208, Lowell, MI 49331.  The office hours are 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays and 9:00 am until 12:00 pm on Thursdays.  The Hall is open with distancing restrictions.  See notice by the front door.