Laketon Township Proposed Park & Recreation Plan is available for public review and comment.  CLICK  HERE to go to the Park & Rec page and read the document and find out how to comment!

CLOSED!!! W. GILES RD -  The road will be CLOSED to through traffic starting 8/1/2019.  Click Here for a detailed letter regarding this project. 

PLEASE follow the posted detours and travel the least amount of W Giles Rd absolutely necessary to get to your home or other destination!  Thank you.

CLICK HERE for MCRC Road Work information (as well as other Road Construction information from MDOT & other municipalities in our area).

Census 2020 - Fast Facts - Click Here.

Employment Opportunity

Part-time Administrative Assistant: performs various routine administrative tasks in support of township department operations and assists the public at the front desk as well as via phone, mail/email and fax.  

Key requirements/qualifications:  Must possess a valid driver’s license, high school diploma and have two(2) or more years of municipal administrative & office clerical experience.  

Key preferences:  experience/knowledge of the following – structure, policies, procedures & regulations of municipal government, enforcement of local ordinances and BS&A computer software.  

A full list of job duties, qualifications and preferred skills/experience is available at Laketon Township Hall. 

Submit your resume by mail or in person at Laketon Township Hall, 2735 W. Giles Rd, Muskegon, MI  49445.  Submissions must be received by no later than 4pm on Friday Sept. 13, 2019. 

Call Township Supervisor Kim Arter at 231-744-2454 if you have questions regarding this position.

Brush Burning

Per Michigan DNR Fire Officials, OPEN BURNING is ON as of 9/11/2019 and will be on all weekend. 

The Michigan DNR controls when open brush burning is allowed and during the spring and summer this can change daily.  Conditions can sometimes change very quickly - if you have any questions please call one of the numbers below for assistance.

Click Here for a link to their website for more information on when open brush burning is or is not permitted.   (in Laketon Township burning is allowed only for burning of clean logs/brush/sticks - ALL burning of grass/leaves is PROHIBITED BY DEQ rules). 

On the weekends, you may call the DNR fire officials directly at either 231-861-5636 or 231-788-6798.  

And remember - it's for burning of clean brush only!  No grass, leaves, lumber or household trash! 



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 (DO NOT put CASH in this mail slot) or any other paperwork in this mail slot when the office is not open. 

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 2019 list of holiday closings showing day/date closed. 

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 utilitze local tv news channels (WZZM TV13, WWMT TV3, WOOD TV8 & WOTV4)

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!


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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.