Big Rapids Charter Township

A great place to live, work, and play!

Big Rapids Charter Township

A great place to live, work, and play!

Big Rapids Charter Township

A great place to live, work, and play!

About Big
Rapids

The township was organized in 1858, under the name of Leonard. Luther Cobb was the first Supervisor (*note – other sources have listed that on April 5, 1858 the first township elections were held and Jesse Shaw was elected Supervisor of Leonard Township).

In 1865, by act of the Legislature, the name was changed to Big Rapids.

Township Board

 
Board of Trustees
Bill Stanek, Supervisor
Rene Fountain , Clerk
Penny Currie, Treasurer
Carman Bean, Trustee
Jerry Everett, Trustee
Tony Geib, Trustee
Chris Merendino, Trustee
 

Location Information

14212 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Phone: (231) 796-3603
Fax: (231) 796-2533

Summer Office Hours are
Monday – Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Building Department closes Friday at noon

2015 Master Plan

BIG RAPIDS CHARTER TOWNSHIP MASTER PLAN 2015

Adopted Ordinance No 94 Prohibition of Recreational Marihuana Establishments

Ordinance No 94 Prohibition Of Recreational Marihuana Establishments Adopted

2020-2025 Capital Improvement Plan

2020 2025 Capital Improvement Plan  

2019 Big Rapids Township Budget

2019 Big Rapids Township Budget

Cemetery Building Project

Help us save this historic building. With your donation, this building will be restored and a place of serene reflection.  No donation is too small and all proceeds are tax deductable.  

Information Center

Looking for forms, permits, reports, and publications? All of this and more can be found by browsing the links in the "Information Center" located in the top navigation menu.

2019 State of the Township Address

State of the Township 2019 - January 15, 2019 What is the state of the township? This is the fourth time that I am addressing the joint boards and the people of this community. The last couple of times I have looked back at what I said the year before, so this year I...

Burn Permit Information

Only the DNR is authorized to grant burn permits. For permits: www.michigan.gov/burnpermit BURNING VIOLATIONS CAN RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL FINES

Online Services

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Online Property Tax Payments

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Meet the Staff

Wonderful people live and work in Big Rapids Township. Here are a few of the folks that help make Big Rapids Township a great place! Click on any image to find out more about what they do!

Bill Stanek

Bill Stanek

Supervisor

Rene Fountain

Rene Fountain

Clerk

Penny Currie

Penny Currie

Treasurer

Address

14212 Northland Drive
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Call or Fax

(231)796-3603
Fax: (231) 796-2533