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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 and at the Township Hall. 

Master Plan Update

The Planning Commission has updated the Master Plan and it has been adopted by the Township Board.  The finished adopted version is available below.

Master Plan 2024

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 agricultural 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.







 Mitchel Hoppes is the new Zoning Administrator (January 2024)  who issues zoning permits and coordinates other zoning applications with the Planning Commission and Township Board.  His contact information is below:

Mitchel Hoppes


PO Box 453

Portland MI 48875

The Township has 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 tax information.  There are instructions there on how to pay your taxes online!


Election 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.

Portland City Monthly Newsletter

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.

June 27, 2024



Township Board     Printable Fiscal Year Meeting Schedule 

2024-2025 Fiscal Year

April 25, 2025

May 30, 2024

June 27, 2024

July 25, 2024

August 29, 2024

September 26, 2024

October 24, 2024

November 14, 2024

December 19, 2024

January 30, 2025

February 27, 2025

March 20, 2025

March 27, 2025 - Annual Meeting


Planning Commission



January 17

February 21 Special

April 17

August 21

October 16

Zoning Board of Appeals

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






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