Clarence Township, Calhoun County, Michigan - Email Address:
Office Hours: 9-12 AM and 1-4PM Monday - Friday

Clarence Township Supervisor is Linda Kubiak.
Regular Township Meetings are held the second Monday of each month, at 7:00 PM at the Township Hall. Please Click on the News page for the minutes of the most recent Township Board Meetings.

Upcoming Clarence Township Board Meeting - November 8, 2021 at 7:00 at the Township Hall

A low-income person may not have to pay all or part of their property taxes. To have part or all their property taxes exempted, a person must complete three forms as follows:

1) Poverty Exemption Affidavit 2) Application for MCL 211.7u Poverty Exemption 3) Affirmation of Ownership and Occupancy to remain Exempt by Reason of Poverty This website has links to the above three forms as well as a link to Clarence Township Poverty Exemption Application Policy and Guidelines. The start of the Guidelines states as follows: "The Township Assessor and Board of Review will analyze all properly submitted applications for Poverty Exemptions, according to amended P.A.390 of 1994, section 211.7u of the Michigan Compiled Laws (MCL). Every taxpayer will be treated the same, and the items to be considered and the manner in which they will be analyzed are listed under the following guidelines"
Click on the following links for the Guidelines and forms: Instructions, Application, Affirmation, Affadavid

Senior Citizen Lunches!

Senior Citizen Lunches! Please join us for lunch every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Blood pressure and chair exercises are done every Monday now. If you are 60 or over, the suggested donation is $1.50 Please call the Township Hall and let them know you will attend (We need one days notice.) People usually gather about 11 AM and lunch is served at 11:45.

Recognition for Supervisor Bob Fisher - October 12, 2020 Shown are Jody Bilike and Sarah Cool from the Duck Lake Association honoring Bob on his donation of land on Duck Lake to Clarence Township for a bird santuary, and for his long and faithful service to Clarence Township.

Miss Dig 811 Information

Click on the following link for complete information on calling MISS DIG MISSDIG 811 Information

Changes in Cemetary Rules

We have some changes in the rules for our cemeteries. The changes are: Non-residents are now $400.00. Foundations prices is now $.50 per square inch and all checks will be made out to Matt Double and sent to the Township. For complete details go to the Township Services page and click on the link to Cemetary Regulations.

Dog Licenses

Dog licenses are no longer issued through Clarence Township. Dog licenses can be obtained from Veterinarians or at the Calhoun County Treasurer. See the Calhoun county Web Site for information about obtaining the license at Calhoun County.

Clarence Township/Calhoun County Recycling Information - Recycling Container

It is easy to recycle newspapers, glass, magazines, cardboard, tin, and plastic every third Saturday of the month at the Township Hall parking lot. Please do not put items on the ground if the bin is full.

Residents are urgently asked to crush cardboard boxes before throwing them in the bin. Additionally, please do not leave or place any items outside the container when the container is full. Items left outside may cause extra charges and/or loss of the recycling container.

Calhoun County also offers recycling services. On this web site, click on: Links to Other Sites page for several links to complete Calhoun County Recycling information.

Recycle for Free at C and C Landfill - New Recycling Opion - Please Note - just click on this link to see a new flyer on recycling: Townshiplandfillrecycling2

Open Burning Ordinance

The Clarence Township Board enacted an Open Burning Ordinance at their meeting July 13, 2015. Please go to the:Township Services; page to see a link to the Ordinance

Residential Property Check

The Calhoun County Sheriff's Department will check on your property while you are away on vacation, etc. Please click on the following link to see the form that you fill out and email or fax to the Sheriff's Department. Residental Property Check Form

Winter Property Taxes and Drain Assessments

Questions about Drain Assessments should be directed to the Calhoun County Water Resources Commissioner at 269-781-0790. Clarence Township has nothing to do with drains except to place them on the tax bills.

Cemetery Rules and Regulations

Go to the Township Services page for Township Cemetery Rules and Regulations.

Library Services Refund

Library Services Refund- Are You Aware? Residents of Clarence Township can receive a $20 refund upon presentation of a receipt of payment to join an adjoining Library. Just take your receipt to the Clarence Township Office. Limit one per year.

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Informaion

It is the public policy of the State of Michigan that all persons (except those persons incarcerated in state or local correctional facilities) are entitled to full and complete information regarding the affairs of government and the official acts of those who represent them as public officials and public employees. Please click on this link Township Services for more information about the Freedom of Information Act and to to get an appliation form.

Rental of the Township Hall

Residents of Clarence Township may rent the Township Hall based on availability. The cost is $150 of which $50 is refundable (damage deposit).