Vergennes Township


Surgeon General Health Advisory – “Indoor radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States and breathing it over prolonged periods can present a significant health risk to families all over the country. It’s important to know that this threat is completely preventable.  Radon can be detected with a […]

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Farmland Preservation in Vergennes Township


Vergennes Township became a participant in Kent County’s Purchase of Development Rights (PDR) farmland preservation program in 2003. The purpose of this program is to create a long-term environment for agriculture by permanently preserving prime and unique farmland.  Agriculture is important to Michigan’s economy as it is our largest industry […]

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Need a ride?

North Kent Transit Services is available to residents of  Vergennes Township who have a disability or are 60 years of age or older and in need of transportation services within Kent County.  The service is administered by Hope Network Transportation Services in partnership with Vergennes Township and funded through Federal Community […]

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Lowell Area Recreation Authority

The proposed trailway would link together the City of Lowell, Lowell Township and Vergennes Township. The path has been researched and laid out in the Lowell Area Trailway Master Plan. Currently, the plan can be viewed at each of the local government offices. (Click Link to View)

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Field Review Notice

The Assessor is required to appraise, for tax purposes, all real and personal property within the Township. Michigan Statute requires that all property be evaluated annually based on current market conditions. This evaluation requires an inspection of each property in the Township. This includes measuring all buildings and other property […]

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New Payment Method Available!

Effective December 1, 2018, Vergennes Township will begin accepting credit/debit cards and e-checks as payment for property taxes, building/zoning permits and cemetery fees.  We are working with a company called Point & Pay. To pay using the above mentioned methods online: 1.Search the “ASSESSING & TAX INFORMATION” tab on the left […]

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Master Plan

Click here to view the Adopted Updated Vergennes Township Master Plan 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 […]

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