3220 Shawnee Rd
P.O. Box 818
Bridgman, MI 49106

Office Hours:

M-TH: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
F: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Phone: (269) 465-6601
Fax: (269) 465-4631

COVID-19 Information:

The office has reopened to the public with restrictions. The number of people allowed at any time is limited to three with social distancing required. Masks are required for entry to the administrative area past the lobby. We are still encouraging the use of online payment systems for utility bill payments or the drop box in front of the Hall (just west of the Hall on Shawnee, red box before the EMT building). Please visit our website for information/forms and use email for communication when possible. We appreciate your patience and support.


Online Payments - We are please to announce our online payment system has been upgraded adding many great enhancements. See the Water page for more information about online water payments and Treasurers page for more information about tax payment systems. To access the online payment site click this link:

Lake Township Park - The park is now open! Social distancing is required when using the park and rest rooms are closed (porta potties are available with hand sanitizer). Pavilion rentals have resumed for groups up to 100. See the Parks page for more information.

Sewer Rate Increase - Sewer rates have been increased $1.00/month, beginning April 1st. The increase is necessary to offset increases imposed by the Galien River Sewer District the first of the year to keep up with increasing processing costs and infrastructure improvements.

2020 Summer Tax Bills - The summer tax bills will be going out in early July. You should receive your bill by the second week of July. If you do not receive your bill for some reason,  please contact our office for a copy. For more information visit the Treasurer's page.

Tire Recycling and Large Trash Days have been postponed until further notice due to Covid 19.

Trash/Recycling. Trash and recycling services have continued throughout Covid 19. Click here for the 2020 recycling collection schedule or visit the newly created Trash/Recycling page under the services tab for more details

Water Department Testing - We are blessed to have great water at very reasonable prices. Check out the latest testing results on the Water page or by using this link.

Election - The August 4th primary is coming up before we know it. See the Clerk's page for obtaining absentee ballots and other information.

Assessment Information - Our online assessment information has been enhanced offering much more information online. See Assessor's page for more information.

Why Lake Charter Township is a great place to call home:

  • Great Schools
  • Located close to Chicago, Grand Rapids, South Bend and Kalamazoo
  • Excellent parks and awesome beaches on Lake Michigan
  • A safe, small town atmosphere
  • Taxes and utility rates are some of the lowest in Southwestern Michigan

Watch the following video to see why you should visit or live in Lake Charter Township, a great place on a great lake!

Please come and visit during the festivals or just spend a day (and sunset) on beautiful Lake Michigan! Click here for more details.



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