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Frequently Asked Questions and Common Service Listing

Health & Safety

 

 

Health & Safety

Ordinances

 

 

Ordinances

  • Noise Complaints – Chapter 14 Article V
  • Overnight Parking – Chapter 38 Article II Sec. 38-26 No person shall park any vehicle, including a vehicle used for commercial or recreational purposes, or any trailer on either side of any highway, freeway, street or roadway located within the township between 2:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. of any day.
  • Un-mowed Lawn Enforcement/Noxious Weed Ordinance – The Noxious Weed Ordinance is in effect from April 15 through October 30 each year. While there are many rules that determine if a lot is in violation, the main ones a complainant should keep in mind are that the grass must be at least 12″ high on average across the lot, and the lot may not be over two acres in size.
  • Un-shoveled Sidewalk Enforcement – Delta Township property owners are reminded that they need to make arrangements to clear the snow and ice from sidewalks adjacent to their property.Section 34-92 of the Delta Township Code of Ordinances requires that snow and ice be removed from the sidewalk within 24 hours of a snowfall. The code applies even if the property is vacant or the building on the premises is unoccupied. Click on this link to view the Township’s Snow Removal Ordinance. Contact the Delta Township Community Development Department, Planning Division, at 517.323.8560 with any questions regarding the Township’s Snow Removal Ordinance.
  • All Delta Township Ordinances posted on Municipal Code Corporation – Delta Township Code of Ordinances

Permitting, Licensing & Official Documents

 

 

Permitting, Licensing & Official Documents

  • Building PermitsTownship Building Permits can be obtained online.
  • Dog License – Eaton County requires dog owners residing in the county to obtain dog licenses for all dogs over the age of 4 months. Licenses are available year round at Delta Township accounting office. From December 1 thru May 31, if the dog is spayed or neutered the cost is $10, if not neutered or spayed the cost is $15. After June 1 the price is $30. Proof of rabies vaccination and neutering information is required from an accredited veterinarian. Dog license are payable by cash or check . Credit cards are accepted at a minimal charge. You may also apply or renew your dog license onlinehttp://eatoncountydoglicenses-eatoncounty-org.3dcartstores.com/
  • Liquor Licenses – Liquor licenses can be processed through the Managers Office at Delta Township. For more information on this process, please consult the Michigan Liquor Control Commission (MLCC) website
  • Marriage License – Marriage licenses can be obtained through the Eaton County Clerks Office.
  • Tent Permits – You must have a tent permit if you wish to erect a tent display within the township.
  • Trade Permits – Township Trade Permits can be obtained online. These permits include mechanical, plumbing, and electrical.
  • Passports – The Clerk’s office accepts applications for the processing of US Passports and Passport Cards Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. No appointments are necessary.
  • Register to Vote – Voter registration can be handled through the Secretary of State’s Office in Delta Township located at 8158 Executive Court (off Marketplace drive between Saginaw and St. Joe Highway), or at the Delta Township Clerk’s Office at 7710 W. Saginaw Highway. Updating your driver’s license at the Secretary of State’s Office or on-line at www.michigan.gov/sos will also update your voter registration and will be electronically submitted to Delta Township. Once received by Delta a voter identification card will be sent.
  • Vending Permit – Anyone going from door to door, or operating from a fixed site which is not within a building is considered vending activity and must have a vending permit. Vendor Packet Including Tent Application

Property & Neighborhoods

 

 

Property & Neighborhoods

  • Block Parties – A neighborhood block party is a great way to meet your neighbors, create a sense of belonging, network within the community and sometimes help plan some change in your community!
  • Deeds Deeds are handled by the Eaton County Clerk and Register of Deed.
  • Delinquent Property Tax -Delinquent real property taxes (land and structures): are paid (with interest and penalties) to the Eaton County Treasurer, at 1045 Independence Blvd., Charlotte, MI 48813. Please call 517.543.7500 or locally 517.485.3417 ext. 4262 for the current amount due. Payments made to Eaton County do not reflect in our records.
  • Drains – The Drain Commissioner is an elected official responsible for constructing and maintaining public storm drains throughout Eaton County, Statutory authority for the office is derived from Public Act 40 of 1956, as amended, commonly referred to as the Michigan Drain Code
  • Land Division – If you are looking to divide land you own you will need to fill out a Land Division Application and file it with the Community Development Department, Planning Division at Delta Township.
  • Property TaxProperty taxes are calculated and collected at Delta Township.
  • Rezoning – If you are looking to rezone a piece of property within the township you must fill out arezoning application and file it with the Community Development Department, Planning Division at Delta Township.
  • Street Lights – Have a street light out? You can contact Consumers Energy or the Lansing Board of Water and Light to have it repaired.

Recreation

 

 

Recreation

Recycling & Sanitation

 

 

Recycling & Sanitation

  • Garbage Collection – Curbside garbage collection is handled by local companies throughout Delta Township. The top two garbage collection companies are Granger and Waste Management.
  • Recycling – There are several recycling options throughout the township. Delta Township operates the Delta Township Recycling Centerlocated at 5717 Millett Hwy Lansing, MI 48917.Granger and Waste Management also offer curbside recycling in addition to standard garbage collection.

Transportation

 

 

Transportation

Utilities

 

 

Utilities

  • Cable TV – Cable TV providers to the township areComcast/Xfinity, AT&T, Dish Network, and Direct TV.
  • Drains – The Drain Commissioner is an elected official responsible for constructing and maintaining public storm drains throughout Eaton County, Statutory authority for the office is derived from Public Act 40 of 1956, as amended, commonly referred to as the Michigan Drain Code
  • Electrical Services – The two companies that provide electrical service to the township isConsumers Energy and the Lansing Board of Water and Light.
  • Gas Service – The two companies that provide electrical service to the township is Consumers Energy and the Lansing Board of Water and Light.
  • Water & Sewer Service – Delta Township provides water and sewer service to the residents and businesses located throughout the township.
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