2483 E. Midland RoadBay City, MI 48706Office: 989-684-7203Fax: 989-684-9234officemanager@monitortwp.org

Meeting Dates 2017

Township Board

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

Jul 10, 24

Oct 23

Aug 14, 28

Nov 13

Sept 11, 25

Dec 11

Planning Commission

1st Tuesday of each month

Jul 5

Oct 3

Aug 1

Nov 7

Sept 5

Dec 5

Zoning Board of Appeals

3rd Thursday of month, as needed

Jul 20

Oct 19

Aug 17

Nov 16

Sept 21

Dec 21

 

    2017 Holidays Observed

 

January 2              New Year`s Day

January 16            Martin Luther King

February 20          President`s Day

April 14                  Good Friday

May 29                  Memorial Day

July 4                    Independence Day

September 4         Labor Day

October 9              Columbus Day

November 10        Veteran`s Day

November 23        Thanksgiving Day

November 24        Thanksgiving-Friday

December 24        Christmas Eve

December 25        Christmas Day

December 26        Christmas-Observed

December 31        New Year`s Day

Putting in a Pool?

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Did You Know that in most cases installation of a pool WILL REQUIRE a building permit.  Please read Ordinance #18 which regulates the construction and maintenance of private swimming pools within the Township. 

Street Light Out?

 

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Click Here to report the Outage to Consumers Energy

Call (989) 894-8350 for Bay City Electric

Replacing a Driveway?

Check out the Bay County

 Road Commission`s

Driveway Policy Here

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 Yard Waste pickup begins on April 1st and runs through November 30th each year.

 Yard Waste Pickup is the day after your trash.

 There is no limit on the number of yard waste barrels or bags.

 Please No Plastic Bags.

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Welcome to Bay County Michigan
Click Here for a History Lesson

 

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Flags in Your Yard?

 

What Do The Colors Mean?

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Monitor Township Victims of the Flooding

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Citizens Urged to Report Flood Damage to Local Bay County Officials
State officials continue to work closely with local emergency management personnel to evaluate the aftermath of widespread flooding in Isabella, Midland and Bay counties following severe weather and intense rain on Thursday, June 22.  Impacted citizens and business owners are encouraged to report personal property damage using the phone numbers listed below. Do not call 911 to report flood damage, Click Here to complete the Flood Damage Questionnaire, or call the Emergency Services Management Coordinator of Bay County at: (989) 892-3744

Notice of Public Meeting

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July Board of Review

Click Here for the Official Public Notice

Poverty Exemption appeals, mutual mistakes of fact and clerical errors will be addressed and corrected during the July Board of Review.  Poverty Exemptions must have the appropriate documentation completed. 

Note:  NO APPEALS for assessed values will be heard.

Garage Sale Season

 

Image result for free clipart of rummage saleAs a reminder to residents, there is an Ordinance which regulates to operation of rummage, garage, yard, estate and moving sales within residential areas.  Remember, you are allowed not more than three (3) sales of this nature during the calendar year, and the sale shall not exceed three (3) days in duration.  Temporary signs are defined by Chapter II, Section 2.80, subsection (r), and may be provided following the provisions found in Chapter XV, Temporary Signs, Section 15.05, subsection (d).  The sale must also be held where a residential dwelling is located on the same parcel.

Monitor Township Residents - Road Work Updates

Wilder Road Bridge Work

 Starting June 19th and completing approximately on September 8th, 2017.

Westbound Traffic only, while eastbound traffic will be detoured for the entire bridge work period.  The detour for eastbound traffic will be as follows, take I-75 south to US-10 interchange; take US-10 east to I-75 North to 13 connector and use the Wilder Rd exit.  Monitor Road will be completely CLOSED from Bay Arenac Drive to Wilder Rd.

Click Here For Road Work Map 

Need to Report a Road Problem?

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The Bay County Road Commission has a website for reporting complaints. 

Click Here to fill out the form.  You will receive a confirmation email.

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Storing an RV, Boat, or Utility Trailer in your yard? Know the numbers: 1 in 1 acre or less; 5 feet from the property line; 0 in front yard.  See the Ordinance

Remember you are also NOT ALLOWED to park an RV, Boat, or Utility Trailer on a Public Street, Road Right-of-Way, or Private Road Easement

NOTICE: Zoning Violations

Please be advised that we will no longer accept anonymous complaints regarding potential zoning violations.  Keep in mind; we may receive complaints from a number of sources including internal referrals, outside agencies and the general public.  If you are making a complaint, it is preferred that you do so in writing, or be prepared to leave your name and contact information with the building and zoning code enforcement department.   

Notary Services

Notary services are available to our residents at no cost.

Call for available times:  (989) 684-7203

Note:  A notary witnesses a signature on a document

They do not verify the accuracy of the document being signed.

Please DO NOT SIGN any document before arriving at the Township Offices

Charter Township of Monitor   -  All Rights Reserved  -  Website Disclaimer

This website is for informational purposes only. In the case of any discrepancy between these versions and the official hard copy versions, the official hard copy will prevail. The web version of any of the codes or information may not reflect all of, or the most current, legislation that has passed.