Hayes Township

Welcome to Hayes, a scenic lakefront township

Hayes Township is located in Charlevoix County in a region known as Northern Michigan. The township was established in 1877, and is positioned between the Cities of Charlevoix, Boyne City and Petoskey. It is bordered on the north by Lake Michigan, on the south by Lake Charlevoix, on the west by Charlevoix Township, and on the east by Bay and Resort Townships.

Camp Seagull Park Master Plan









Are you ready for winter?





Recreation opportunities in Hayes Township consist of water-related activities (boating, fishing, swimming, etc) and non-motorized trails for hiking, skiing, bicycling, as well as some trails for snowmobiling. There are public access sites on Lake Charlevoix within the Township that are well utilized both in the summer and winter seasons.

Hayes Township remains a desirable place to live, work and play while enjoying open spaces, beaches, bike trails, lakes and forests.

History of Hayes Township …

Dec 16 Notice Cancellation Meeting for Planning Commission

NOTICE OF CANCELED MEETING 09195 N. OLD US 31CHARLEVOIX, MI 49720 The regular meeting of the Hayes Township Planning Commission scheduled for December 16, 2014 has been canceled. The next regular meeting of the Planning Commission is January 20, 2015, 7:00 p.m. at the Hayes Township Hall, 09195 N. Old US 31, Charlevoix, MI. Marlene […]

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Hayes Township Camp Sea Gull Park has been reopened

Trees scheduled for removal has been completed. Hayes Township Camp Sea Gull Park is now open to the public . Enjoy and be safe.  

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Notice is hereby given that the Hayes Township Board of Review will meet at the Hayes Township Hall, 09195 N Old US 31, Charlevoix, Tuesday, December 09, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. to correct mutual mistakes, clerical errors and Principal Residence Exemptions. Questions may be directed to Ethel Knepp, Supervisor, 231-347-2899 or email [email protected] Marlene Golovich […]

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