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...]

Sunflowers grown in Hayes Township on Upper Bay Shore Rd.

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 …

Site Updates

Hayes Township site added a new page called Township Fee Schedule  located on the home page left menu. New Camp Sea Gull Video located in the blog page A new short term rental application form has been added. This form is located following the main link Zoning / Ords > Short Term Rental Ordinance > […]

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August 7 – Meeting Notice: Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

The Hayes Township Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee will be holding a meeting at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 7, 2014 at the Cafeteria Building at Camp Sea-Gull, 08580 Boyne City Rd., Charlevoix. Some Committee members may be meeting at 6:00 p.m. to organize a list of projects that need to be done. The public is […]

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August 19 – Notice of Hearing: Special Land Use Permit Resource Mining, Extraction or Fill

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 North near Burgess Road. The purpose of the hearing is to take public comment on an application from Rob Moblo (applicant) for a Special Land Use Permit for Resource Mining, Extraction […]

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