Effective immediately, and until further notice, the Olive Township office will be closed to the public. Feel free to conduct business by email (info@olivetownship.com) or phone (616-786-9996) during normal business hours. A mailbox Is located right outside the front door if you need to drop something off.

Also effective immediately, the Michigan DNR has placed a ban on opening burning in the State of Michigan. No burn permits will be issued until further notice.

Welcome to Olive Township, a community of thriving agriculture, business and residential neighborhoods cultivated from generations of families in the heart of Ottawa County, Michigan.

Founded through the first election of officers on April 6, 1857, Olive Township selected its first Supervisor, Clerk and Treasurer through the vote of 57 attendees. Today, Olive Township has approximately 2,700 registered voters and the ninth Supervisor of record since its founding. Originally named Eastman Township and extending all the way to Lake Michigan as the western border, Olive Township split in 1915, creating current day Port Sheldon Township.

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The Michigan DNR has placed a ban on opening burning in the State of Michigan. Because of this, no burn permits will be issued by the township until further notice. ... See MoreSee Less

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The Olive Township office remains closed to walk-in traffic. We are setting up systems to forward emails and phone messages to the appropriate people as we work more from home. You may occasionally see a car in the parking lot or get a live person on the phone when you call, as some of our work requires someone to be on-site. ... See MoreSee Less

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Read the minutes of the March Board of Trustees Meeting at the link below:

www.olivetownship.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Compiled-Minutes-2020.pdf
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