October 11, 2023 Planning Commission Meeting is CANCELLED - due to no business to attend to.

YELLOW DOT PROGRAM - a Muskegon County Program to provide First Responders important medical information in the event of a car accident or other medical emergency.

Click Here for information on the program, Click Here for a sample of the medical information form and click here for a sample of the envelope it should be stored in and kept in the vehicle glovebox. 

A limited number of packets are available at Laketon Township Hall or you can get a packet from the Muskegon Charter Fire Department. 

Draft Park and Rec Plan and Draft Zoning Map available for Public Review and comment prior to the November 8, 2023 Public Hearing at 6:05 pm.  

Bear Lake-Lake Board - Seeking new member to fill the Riparian Owner position. Click here for more information and how to apply.


Brush Burning

Michigan DNR Fire Officials determine when open burning is permitted and when it is not.  You must visit their website by CLICKING HERE or call the burn permit hotline at 1-866-922-BURN (2876).    Conditions can change very quickly - please check back often and every time - BEFORE you burn for the latest information.  And remember - it's for burning of clean brush only!  No grass, leaves, lumber or household trash!  If you have any questions that can't be answered on the website:  please call one of the following numbers or assistance:   DNR fire officials can be contacted directly at either 231-861-5636 or 231-788-6798.  

Burning in a fire ring or campfire container IS NOT typically affected when open burning is banned.  Please be safe and have a water hose nearby whenever you enjoy a campfire.

CLICK HERE for an important SAFETY VIDEO



Performance Dashboard

CLICK HERE to go to the Accountability and Transparency page for financial information on Laketon Township.









Laketon Township is located on the beautiful coastline of West Michigan.

Nestled between the sandy beaches of Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake - we are a premier residential and recreational community.

Our scenic State, County and Township parks make Laketon Township the perfect place to live, work and play all year round.

Laketon Township Address and Contact Info

Laketon Township
2735 West Giles Road
North Muskegon, MI 49445

(231) 744-2454 - Township Hall Office Phone
(231) 744-2506 - Township Fax
Office Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

AFTER HOURS - There is a mail slot in the door on the west side of the building - you may drop payments or any other paperwork in this mail slot when the office is not open. (DO NOT put CASH in this mail slot)

The Township Hall is CLOSED to observe the following holidays: 

  • New Year's Day 
  • Martin Luther King, Jr Day
  • Presidents' Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day 
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve 
  • Christmas Day  
  • New Year's Eve           

Click Here for the 2023 list of holiday closings showing day/date closed. 

POLICY NOTE:  Generally, if a holiday falls on a Saturday the offices will be closed on Friday and if the holiday falls on a Sunday, the offices will be closed on Monday. 

IMPORTANT NOTE:   During severe weather, when Reeths-Puffer Schools are DELAYED OR CLOSED, Laketon Township will operate on a 2-hour delay, or possibly even CLOSE completely if conditions warrant closing.  DELAYS AND CLOSING notices will be posted in several locations:  THIS WEBSITE, the Laketon Township Community Information Facebook page and whenever possible we will utilize local tv news channels whenever we can.  please note: some stations only allow schools/churches to report closings on their system.

These policies are subject to change by the Laketon Township Board, if you have any questions please call the Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.

For More Township Information - Please click the "General Township Information" tab at the top of this page.

Click the the "News and Information" tab at the top of this page for current events and news stories.

Laketon Township is on Facebook, and posts time relevant community information of all kinds.  Click Here to go to the Laketon Township Community Info Facebook Page!  Like and follow the page and get our posts right on your Facebook news feed!


Please note:  content here-in, is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed.  Please call the Township Hall if you have any questions or concerns regarding the content of this website. Thank you.

This website is maintained in house, so if you do not see something you are looking for, please call the Laketon Township Hall at 231-744-2454.