*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.
The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on October 18 for a zoning ordinance text amendment regarding land divisions over 10 acres to be exempt from the 4:1 width-to-depth ratio. Also a public hearing on rezoning the parcels on East Tupper Lake Rd and Clintonia Rd area from Rural Residential to Agriculture. Click on "PC Notice" below for the full descriptions and "Rezone Map" below for the map of the parcels proposed for rezoning.
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 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.
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.
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 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 BD" below a few days in advance of the next meeting to view the agenda.
October 26, 2023
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)