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Public Notices

*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. 


Note that the Township Board meeting scheduled for May 18 is canceled due to health issues and lack of expected quorum.  The next meeting will be on June 29.

Notice of Danby Township Adoption Ordinances Regarding Marihuana

On March 23, 2023, The Township Board adopted three resolutions and three ordinances to opt-in and regulate Medical Marijuana and Recreational Marihuana types plus the zoning ordinance amendments to coordinate with the opt-in ordinances.  Please click on the links below to read the various topics and types to be permitted.

Adoption Notice Medical

Resolution Medical 

Ordinance Medical

Adoption Notice Recreational

Resolution Recreational

Ordinance Recreational

Adoption Notice Zoning

Resolution Zoning

Ordinance Zoning

The Township Board amended the Fee and Escrow Schedule at its March 23, 2023, Meeting.  Click on "2023 Fee Schedule" below to view the amended version.

2023 Fee Schedule

The next Township Board meeting will be on June 29, 2023. 

Township Meetings Dates are on the bottom right of this page.

Recycling Information


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 Recycling Flyer

Sunfield is participating in recycling agriculture plastic!  Click on the link below for all the details.

Sunfield AG Plastic


Click link below for recycling info from the "Recycling Raccoons"


Recycling Raccoons

Please visit these sites to identify nearby recycling centers.


Michigan Recycling Directory

Granger Drop-Off Recycling

Recycle Ionia Inc.

Sunfield Township Website

Watertown Charter Township (Wacousta Rd)

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.






The 2023 Ionia County Hazardous Waste and Electronics drop-off dates and places are in the link below.

2023 Hazardous Dates Info

Portland City Monthly Newsletter is available in the link below for each month.  It has information on general area events, sports, and more.

Portland City Monthly Newsletter

Go to the Assessor's page for the Revised 12/2022 Guide to the Small Business Taxpayer Personal Property Tax Exemption info.

The Township now is using a Post Office Box for all mail.  The new address for Township mail is:

Danby Township

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.


Election Information

Go to "Departments", then "Elections" for more information


Danby Township Meeting Dates


See " Public Notices" on the left side of the page for Public Hearings


See the list of dates below the current meeting info


All Meetings Start at 7:00 pm unless posted differently


Next Meeting:

The next regular Township Board meeting will be on May 18,  at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall. Click on "Agenda BD" below a few days in advance of the next meeting to view the agenda.



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


Planning Commission



January 18

April 19

Special meeting on June 21

August 16

October 18

Zoning Board of Appeals

(Meets when applications are received and in January for organizational purposes)






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