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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 is looking to connect with township residents at upcoming open office hours. Office hours are planned for 4:30 to 5:30pm on April 16, 2024 and April 30, 2024 Any township resident is welcome to stop by his office at the Township Hall, 101 S. Buchanan St., during his open hours to share ideas, discuss issues or ask questions. Refreshments will be available. If you would prefer to reach out by email, Supervisor Rabideau's email address is jrabideau@springlaketwp.org....

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Dumpster Day

Dumpster Day

Date: Saturday, May 11, 2024 Time: 8am to 12Noon Place: DPW Building, 16747 150th Ave. Fees: $10/pick-up load, $20/large trailer or pick-up and trailer, cash only Spring Lake Township and Village Residents only

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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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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 shows as 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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