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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]