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Spring Lake Township
Where Nature Smiles for Seven Miles
Sailing on Spring Lake, Michigan
ca. 1930–1945
Bike Path Information

Bike Path Information

On the August ballot there will be two bike path millage requests - one is a renewal of an existing millage and one is a new millage. The Bicycle Path Millage Renewal Proposition, which funds the maintenance of the township’s bicycle paths, is our existing bike paths millage, and it is up for renewal on the August ballot. The Bicycle Path Millage Proposition is a new proposal that will allow the township to plan for and construct additional bicycle paths. [ddownload...

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West Spring Lake Road Closure

West Spring Lake Road Closure

West Spring Lake Road will be closed from Van Wagoner to Taft for utility work from July 22 to July 29. the detour uses Taft, 168th Ave and Van Wagoner. W Spring Lake Rd Closure  

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Tax Information – Summer Tax Bill

Tax Information – Summer Tax Bill

Summer tax bills have been mailed. Summer tax bills are due September 16, 2024. Mail your tax payments (check only) to Spring Lake Township - Tax Department 8708 PO Box 30516 Lansing, MI 48909-8016 Tax payments can be made in person, by mail, or online. An auto-debit program is also available. Drop boxes are available on the front of the building or behind the building. Payments may also be made online (credit card only). Fees apply. Make an Online Payment Tax and Assessing information is...

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Burn Day

Burn Day

Burn Days in 2024 are March 16, May 18, July 20, September 21 and November 16. Only brush may be burned. No burning within 1400 feet of Ferrysburg or the Village of Spring Lake. A permit is required. Permits are valid for a calendar year.  

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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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