Essex Township Clinton County, Michigan

A slice of country paradise, right here in Mid-Michigan

Welcome to Essex Township

Nestled into the quiet countryside, Essex Township is located Northwest of St. Johns, and East of Fowler. The Township boasts the village of Maple Rapids, the Maple River, and many beautiful homes.

Burning permits:

Burning permits are issued by the Maple Rapids DPW. Please request a permit prior to burning by contacting DPW @ 989-682-4569.

 

Essex Township Fire and Rescue Run Fees

Township meetings:

The next regular meeting is on April 16th at 7:00PM at  the Maple Rapids Community Center

 

Regularly scheduled meetings are held at the Maple Rapids Community Center located at 209 West Union Street on the third Wednesday of February, March, April, June, August, October, and December at 7:00p.m.  The public is always welcome.

Waste Management & Recycling Info

Environmental Info Dates

A letter from the Essex Board regarding efficient use of your tax dollars through sharing services and other cost savings.

Essex Twp Shared Services

Essex Township Wind Ordinance

At a Special Meeting held on October 17, 2012 the Essex Board adopted Ordinance No. 14 which regulates wind energy conversion systems ("WECS") in Essex Township. To see details of the ordinance, please click on Ordinances and Forms on the left side of this page.

Please Take Notice that the Township Board of Essex Township adopted Ordinance No. 15 to amend Ordinance No. 14, which regulates wind energy conversion systems (“WECS”) in the Township, at a regular meeting of the Essex Township Board on March 14, 2013. To see details of the ordinance, please click on Ordinances and Forms on the left side of this page.

Election Information:

Clinton County web site has the most up-to-date information regarThe ding the upcoming November elections. The Sample ballots can be viewed there.

Clinton-County Election and Voter Information

Absentee Voter Ballots:

Not sure if you will be able to make it to the polls on election day? Click on the link below to find out about absentee ballots,

Absentee Voter Ballot Information