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The Hayes Township Board of Review will meet at the Hayes Township Hall, 09195 N Old US 31, Charlevoix on
July 18, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. to correct errors or mutual mistakes of fact, or act on principal residence exemptions.
Ron VanZee Hayes Township Supervisor
(231) 497-4701

Waterfront Survey Summary

Waterfront Survey Summary
Since the 1990’s, Hayes Township has had regulations that pertain to waterfront property owners. To better understand the level of awareness that property owners have of these regulations and explore options for future consideration, the planning commission developed a survey for waterfront property owners and township residents in the winter/spring of 2017. Continue reading Waterfront Survey Summary

JOB OPENING for Assessing Officer


Hayes Township, Charlevoix County is seeking a Michigan Certified Assessing Officer (MCAO).
The MCAO will perform the duties of an assessment officer as prescribed by Michigan Law and directives from the Michigan State Tax Commission.    Interested assessors should contact the Hayes Township Clerk for a copy of the full job description and an application;, 231-547-6961.

Applications and resumes are due by May 26, 2017 at Hayes Township, 09195 Old US 31 N., Charlevoix, MI 49720 or may be emailed to

Spring Clean-Up

spring cleaning

Curbside spring clean-up for Hayes Township Residents is June 14-17, 2017.  PLEASE do not place items for pickup curbside until after Memorial Day to help keep our Township looking beautiful for the holiday. It may take several days for all areas in the Township to be picked up but your items must be out by 7:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 14.

AS A GENERAL RULE, clean up items include

Household furniture, including chairs, couches, mattresses and tables Dry carpeting cut into lengths of four feet or less and rolled and tied securely and weighing no more than fifty (50) pounds Children’s broken toys Outdoor furniture Recreation Equipment, skis, bikes, etc. All other items must be bagged, boxed or bundled and weighing no more than 50 pounds each.

Items that can be recycled, such as, but not limited to, TVs, computers, appliances and other electronics will NOT be picked up. Rocks, chunks of concrete, asphalt, brush, yard waste, building materials, tires and all hazardous waste such as paint, chemicals, herbicides and insecticides will also NOT be picked up. Metal items may be placed out for scrappers to pick up but they are your responsibility and will NOT be picked up as part of the spring clean-up.

Dates for the Charlevoix County Hazardous Household Waste disposal will be June 16 & 17. For information on Charlevoix County recycling and Hazardous Household Waste disposal contact Charlevoix County Administration office: 231-237-0156. Reuse, recycle and donate.  For questions please email supervisor Ron VanZee at or call him at 231-497-4701. You may also call the township hall 231-547-6961.