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 Concept viewing plans to the details…

Hayes Township Camp Seagull Park concept plan 1
Hayes Township Camp Sea-Gull Park concept plan 1
Hayes Township Camp Seagull Park concept plan 2
Hayes Township Camp Sea-Gull Park concept plan 2
Hayes Township Camp Seagull Park concept plan 3
Hayes Township Camp Sea-Gull Park concept plan 3

Today 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 …

AUG 19 – Notice of Hearing “Special Land Use Permit, Cottage Industry”

The Planning Commission is holding a hearing on August 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Hall located at 09195 Old US 31 N., Charlevoix. The purpose of the hearing is to take public comment on an application from Abraham Dhaseleer & Erinn Beck for a Special Land Use Permit for Cottage Industry. The […]

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Aug 20 – Notice of Hearing ZONING BOARD OF APPEALS

The Hayes Township Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hayes Township Hall located at 09195 Old US 31 North. The purpose of the meeting is to hear a request by Don Tuckey for a thirteen (13) foot variance, from Section 3.14, Lakefront setback regulations, to […]

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AUG 19 – REZONE HEARING

The Planning Commission is holding a hearing on August 19, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hayes Township Hall located at 09195 Old US 31 North near Burgess Road. The purpose of the hearing is to take public comment on an application from Carl Harmon for a rezone from A-1 Agricultural to RR-1 Rural Residential […]

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