*Note that the Portland R & O is no longer published. For legal notices, we are using the Ionia Sentinel-Standard newspaper which comes out on Fridays. Notices will still be placed on the website and at the Township Hall.
Note the New Zoning Administrator Info on the right side of the page.
The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on February 21 at 7:00 pm to collect comments on a special use application for a solar array to produce electricity on a farm at 10225 Keefer Hwy. Click below on "SUP Notice" for the full notification, click on "SUP APP" for the application, and click on "SUP Site Plan" for the plans.
Recycling is available at various locations (no longer shared with Portland Township). See links below but check first as hours and days of the week change with the seasons.
Sunfield has reopened its Recycling Program to any persons
Wednesdays from 2 pm to 6 pm
Saturdays 9 am to 1 pm
Click on the link below for all details and items accepted.
Sunfield is participating in recycling agricultural plastic! Click on the link below for all the details.
Click link below for recycling info from the "Recycling Raccoons"
Please visit these sites to identify nearby recycling centers.
Granger's Recycling Facility in Lansing is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Click on the link in the list above for more details.
Click on the link below for a map from the State of Michigan of all recycling places.
NEW ZONING ADMINISTRATOR
Jeanne Vandersloot is retiring and Mitchel Hoppes is taking over the zoning duties (January 2024) which include issuing zoning permits and coordinating other zoning applications with the Planning Commission and Township Board. His contact information is below:
PO Box 453
Portland MI 48875
NEW ONLINE OPTION TO PAY TAXES
Danby Township residents can now pay their taxes online by clicking on the link below. You can also mail your taxes to PO Box 566, Portland MI 48875, or use the drop box at the Township Hall.
Current winter taxes are due February 14 to pay without penalty. They can be paid after that to the Township Treasurer through February 29 and any unpaid taxes after March 1 must be paid at the County Treasurer's office.
The Township Treasurer will be at the Township Hall to collect taxes between 9 am to 5 pm on February 14 and February 29.
For information on the Presidential Primary Election on February 27, go to the" Departments" tab and then the "Elections" tab.
The Township has a Post Office Box for all mail. The new address for Township mail is:
PO Box 566
Portland MI 48875
Note - for mail to the Assessor or Zoning Administrator go to the "Contact Us" page under the HOME tab for their special mailing address information.
Go to Departments Tab then to Taxes for all information.
Go to "Departments", then "Elections" for more information
Portland City Monthly Newsletter is available in the link below for each month. It has information on general area events, sports, and more.
Danby Township Meeting Dates
See " Public Notices" on the left side of the page for Public Hearings
See the list of dates below for current meeting info
All Meetings Start at 7:00 pm unless posted differently
The regular Township Board meetings start at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall. Click on "Agenda" below a few days in advance of the next meeting to view the agenda.
February 29, 2024
Township Board Printable Fiscal Year Meeting Schedule
2023-2024 Fiscal Year
No April Meeting
May 18, 2023 (changed from the 25th) Cancelled
June 29, 2023
July 27, 2023
August 31, 2023
September 28, 2023
October 26, 2023
November 16, 2023
December 14, 2023
January 25, 2024
February 29, 2024
March 21, 2024
March 28, 2024 - Annual Meeting
February 21 Special
Zoning Board of Appeals
(Meets when applications are received and in January for organizational purposes)