*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.
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.
The next Township Board meeting will be on June 29, 2023.
Township Meetings Dates are on the bottom right of this page.
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 agriculture 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.
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.
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:
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
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
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
Special meeting on June 21
Zoning Board of Appeals
(Meets when applications are received and in January for organizational purposes)