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 is open as it has been for some time. Masks are required inside if you have not been fully vaccinated. Please continue to be cautious and do not come into the office if you are not feeling well or have been recently exposed to Covid. Thank you for your patience during this trying time!


Job Opening - We currently have an opening for a part-time administrative assistant/clerical position. Please see the Employment page for more information.

New Staff - Please welcome new employees Randy Mottl and Matt Jones. Randy is the new Building Maintenance and Grounds Supervisor. He will be working with our parks and cemetery staff making sure building grounds, cemetery and park are in top shape. Randy has many years of experience in this line of work and will be a great asset to the Township. Matt is joining our water department in the distribution area. Matt also has significant experience in this area and we look forward to having them both on board serving our residents and water customers.

Effective June 1, Lake Charter Township has resumed applying the 10% late penalty to water and sewer bills.

Firefighters Wanted! Have you ever thought about a way to supplement your income, help people in their greatest times of need, and build comradery with others? We've got the answer- join the Lake Township Fire Department! We are in need of some responsible people looking to make a difference in others lives. Contact Chief Heyn at 269-465-6351 for more information.

Dates for the 2021 Berrien County Community Recycling Events have been set! These will be for items such as household chemicals, electronics, foam, and document shredding. These events are for Berrien County residential materials only, not business waste. Please see this flier for more information.

Water/Sewer rates increased effective January 1st. For more information please see our Water page.

Trash/Recycling. The 2021 recycling calendar is available. Visit the Trash/Recycling page under the services tab for more details.

2021 Taxes - The summer tax bills went out July 1st and are due on or before September 14th. Payments can be made online with our convenient e-check or credit card options, using our secure drop boxes, by mail (please note postmarks are not accepted) or in person at the office. See details for payment options on the Treasurers page. If you failed to receive your bill or have questions, please contact our office..

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.

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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