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NEW INFORMATION!

TOWNSHIP ORDINANCE & ZONING MAP

Click here to view the 2024 ADOPTED ordinance revisions.

Click here to view the 2024 ADOPTED township zoning map. 

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TOWNSHIP CLEAN UP DAY

The annual Township Clean Up Day will be held Saturday, May 18, 2024, from 8:00 am-12:00 pm. Dumpsters will be available at the township parking lot for resident use, free of charge. 

Please be prepared to show proof of Jefferson Township residency. 

Update: American Waste will no longer accept tires. We apologize for the previous information here that stated tires were accepted. 

The following items are NOT accepted by American Waste at the clean up day:

Tires

Paint

Propane tanks

Motor oils

Hazardous Chemicals

Electronics

Televisions

Refrigerators

Air Conditioners

Dehumidifiers

Yard Waste – Wood, Brush, Leaves, Dirt

Batteries (Cannot be put in on site containers during clean up day but can be brought to

American Waste Systems at 15621 Mason Street, Union, MI 49130)

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UPCOMING ELECTION INFORMATION

2024 Election Dates:

• Tuesday, August 6th Primary Election

• Tuesday, November 5th General Election

Precinct: 1

Jefferson Township Hall 

24725 Jefferson Center St.

Cassopolis, MI 49031

Polls open: 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Phone:

269-445-3941 x 7

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MICHIGAN VOTER INFORMATION CENTER

Click this link - Michigan Voter Information Center (state.mi.us) to:

  • Check your voter registration status

  • Review a current election ballot

  • Obtain additional election & voting information

Please contact Jenny Brunner, Clerk at 269-445-3941 x 7 or clerk@jeffersontownshiponline.org with questions. 

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TOWNSHIP OFFICE HOURS

The township will be open TUESDAYS from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm unless otherwise posted. 

The office will be closed whenever Cassopolis and/or Edwardsburg Public Schools are closed during the school year. 

Please call Clerk Jenny Brunner 269-445-3941 x 7 or email at clerk@jeffersontownshiponline.org with any questions.

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

NEXT MONTHLY BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING is 
Thursday, June 13
, 2024, at 6:30 pm. 

Click here for June 13, 2024, agenda when posted the Tuesday before the meeting. 

The meeting will be held at 6:30 pm, in person at the Township Hall,

24725 Jefferson Center St., Cassopolis, MI 49031.

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PROPERTY TAX PAYMENTS 

Contact the Treasurer for late fees and penalties before submitting payments.

Treasurer Karla Mendenhall will be in her office, 67722 N. Shore Dr., Edwardsburg, MI 49112, Wednesdays from 9 am – 12 pm, or residents can call and make an appointment.  She has flexibility to schedule appointments. 

Please do not drop off payments at the township building.

Karla does not hold office hours at the township hall. Other township officials do not accept payments and cannot answer tax bill questions. 

To contact Karla Mendenhall, please email: treasurer@jeffersontownshiponline.org

or call 269-445-3941 x 1.

Mail payments to:

67722 N. Shore Dr., Edwardsburg, MI 49112.

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2023 ASSESSOR LAND VALUE AND ECF STUDIES

As provided by Assessor Shalice Northrup, listed are the 2023 Land Values and ECF studies.

Click for LAND VALUES

Click for ECF STUDIES

Contact Assessor Northrup with questions at shalicen@gmail.com or 269-587-0208.

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POVERTY EXEMPTION

MCL 211.7u provides for a property tax exemption, in whole or part, for the principal residence of persons who, by reason of poverty, are unable to contribute to the public charges. In order to receive a poverty exemption, a taxpayer must annually file a completed application form, and all required additional documentation, with the supervisor, assessor, or the Board of Review where the property is located. Read more...

 

Click on the forms below:

Form 5737 Application for Poverty Exemption

Form 5739 Affirmation of Ownership and Occupancy to Remain Exempt by Reason of Poverty

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2023 ANNUAL NEWSLETTER

Click here to read

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PERMIT PROCESS

Please contact the following people directly for assistance: building, mechanical, plumbing, and zoning inspectors and assessor. Click here or DIRECTORY above for contact information. Click here or FORMS above for printable forms.

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MARIJUANA (MARIHUANA) ORDINANCES

Click on each ordinance below to read:

Ordinance to amend zoning ordinance to allow certain marijuana (Marihuana) businesses by special land use permit 

Adult Use Marijuana (Marihuana) Establishment ordinance

Medical Use Marijuana (Marihuana) Facilities ordinance

Township Hours:

The office will be open TUESDAYS from

9:00 am-1:00 pm unless otherwise posted. 

Please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor, 269-445-3941 x 9 for assistance.

Physical Address:

Jefferson Township

24725 Jefferson Center Street

Cassopolis, Michigan 49031
 

Mailing Address:

Jefferson Township

PO Box 188

Cassopolis, Michigan 49031


Office Telephone: 269-445-3941. This number will connect callers to Township officials. 

Office Fax: 269-445-8274

General Inquiries Email: building@jeffersontownshiponline.org

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TOWNSHIP MEETINGS

Board of Trustees meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Township Hall, 24725 Jefferson Center St., Cassopolis, MI 49031 unless otherwise posted.  Township residents and any other interested parties are welcome to participate in the Trustee meetings.

 

Please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor,

269-445-3941 x 9 with questions. Current meeting information will also be posted on the Township building and under ANNOUNCEMENTS here on the website.

 

2024-25 Planning & Zoning Commission

regular meetings will be held on the following Wednesdays at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall, 24725 Jefferson Center St., Cassopolis, MI 49031 unless otherwise posted:

April 17

July 17

October 16

January 15, 2025 - Organizational Meeting

Additional meetings may be held as necessary.

Please contact Dean Hass, Township Supervisor, 269-445-3941 x 9 for additional information.

 

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