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

Meeting Dates 2015

Township Board

2nd and 4th Monday of each month

July 13, 27

Oct 26

Aug 10, 24

Nov 9, 23

Sept 14, 28

Dec 14

Planning Commission

1st Tuesday of each month

July 7

October 6

August 4

November 4

September 1

December 1

Zoning Board of Appeals

3rd Thursday of month, as needed

July 16

October 15

August 20

November 19

September 17

December 17


  Charter Township of Monitor

       2015 Holiday Schedule



  January 1            New Year`s Day

  January 19          M L King Day


  February 16        Presidents` Day

  April 3                  Good Friday


  May 25               Memorial Day

  July 4                   Independence Day


  September 7       Labor Day

  October 12          Columbus Day


  November 11     Veteran`s Day

  November 26, 27 Thanksgiving


  December 24      Christmas Eve

  December 25      Christmas Day

  December 31      New Year`s Eve






Taxes OverdueYour Summer taxes are now overdue.  A 1% penalty has been added.  On October 1st  and each month thereafter, another 1% will be added.  You may still pay these at the Monitor Township Treasurer`s office.


ClosedMonitor Township Park closed for the season on September 30 and will reopen on May 1. 

The gates are open, but the restrooms are locked.

Yard Waste pickup begins

On April 1 and runs through

November 30.

  Pickup is

the day after your trash.

There is no limit on the

number of yard waste

barrels or bags.

 No plastic


Street Light Out?

Click here to report a Street Light outage to Consumers Energy.

Call 894-8350 for Bay City Electric.


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 been passed.




Monitor Township is located in western Bay County and is bounded on the north by Townline Rd, on the south by Hotchkiss, on the west by 8 Mile Rd.  The east boundary is Two Mile Rd from Townline south to Fisher and Euclid from Fisher south to Hotchkiss.   Township Map.      Map to Township Office.


Open House               Fire Department Open House

Sunday, October 11 from noon til 3 p.m.

See the fire trucks, the new rescue truck, Sparky the Fire Dog, Coast Guard, and possibly a Flight Care Helicopter (weather permitting), free bike helmets for the kids, and, of course, refreshments.  Everyone welcome! 


Need to change your address for your assessment notices or tax bills?  Fill out this form.

Monitor Township Fire Department is now offering green reflective house number signs to put on your mailbox for $15.00.  Call them at 684-6320 to get yours today!   Make sure emergency vehicles can find your house!


Need to report a Road Problem?

The Bay County Road Commission has a new

website for reporting complaints or problems.

Click here to fill out the form.  You will receive

a confirming email to verify that the BCRC received

your request.



                              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.