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Spring Lake Township
Where Nature Smiles for Seven Miles
Sailing on Spring Lake, Michigan
ca. 1930–1945
Supervisor Office Hours

Supervisor Office Hours

Supervisor Jerry Rabideau will hold office hours Thursday, May 23 - 4pm to 5pm at Brooklyn's Bagels, 411 W Savidge and Monday, June 3 - 4pm to 5pm at Fire Station #2, 18964 174th Ave Stop by to share ideas, discuss issues or ask questions. If you would prefer to reach out by email, Supervisor Rabideau's email address is jrabideau@springlaketwp.org. Supervisor Rabideau is looking forward to seeing you!

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day

The Spring Lake Memorial Day Parade will begin at 10am. There will be a memorial ceremony in the Spring Lake Cemetery beginning at noon. The ceremony will be held at the veterans memorial in the cemetery on the west side of Fruitport Road. The parade will begin at St. Mary's Catholic Church and will end at All Shores Wesleyan Church.       Please join us on Monday, May 27, to remember, honor, and celebrate those who served our country in the armed forces. [ddownload...

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Medication Disposal

Medication Disposal

Spring Lake Township provides a bin for dropping off unwanted or expired medications at Fire Station #1, 106 N. Fruitport Rd. The bin in the lobby is available 8am to 5pm on weekdays. Those dropping off should remove pills from the bottles and place them in a plastic bag. Liquids or gels can be left in their original containers, but we ask that you remove or black out any labels. Thank you to the Ottawa County Sheriff's Department for handling disposal! We cannot handle sharps at this...

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Yard Waste Information

Yard Waste Information

Yard waste collection is included as part of the Republic Services contract. Republic will collect the yard waste bin and up to 5 additional leaf bags every week. Yard waste service begins April 1 and ends November 30. If you would like the service, contact Republic at 616-662-6790 to request your yard waste bin. Yard waste is picked up weekly on the same day as your trash service.

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Rycenga Park Reservations

Rycenga Park is located at 16401 Hemlock Road.

Shelter reservations are accepted for May 15 to September 30. Available reservation times are 9am to 2:30pm and 3:30pm to 9pm. Reservation fees are $45 for Township residents and $65 for nonresidents per half-day block. Note – we are sharing a reservation system with the Village of Spring Lake, so the link is to a Village site.

Bathrooms are not heated and opening is weather dependent. They are generally open from the middle of May to the end of September. There is a permanent portable toilet at the park.

Electricity is provided in the shelters. If the outlets are overloaded, the GFI circuit may trip. Please try using the reset button on the outlet before calling for help.

Dogs must be leashed. No dogs are allowed on the playground or the athletic fields.

 

Short-Term Rentals

Ordinance 255 regulating short-term rentals, was effective February 6, 2017. Short Term Rental definitions were updated in Ordinance 278, effective November 16, 2020.

Short term rentals are not allowed for properties zoned R-1 or R-2. They are allowed in other residential zoning districts.

Short term rentals are required to be registered. The registration is valid for 3 years, after which it must be renewed. The registration fee is $100, which may be paid by cash or by check made out to Spring Lake Township.

We will drive past your rental before your registration is approved to verify the condition of the property.

 

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