Summer Property Tax Deadline is Tuesday September 14th - See notice below
Welcome to The Charter Township of Fenton
Phone: (810) 629-1537 • Fax: (810) 629-9736
Office Hours: Monday - Thursday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Notifications and Current Events
Township Board Meeting to be Held In Person and Electronically
Please take notice that a regular meeting of the Fenton Township Board will be held on Monday September 20, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. in the lower level meeting room at the Fenton Township Civic Community Center, and electronically via Zoom. Read the full notice »
Local Road Project - Hogan Road/Lahring Road Intersection
The Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC) will perform apron paving operations on Hogan Road at Lahring Road, on Monday September 20, 2021 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The work zone will be closed to thru traffic. Please see the GCRC Media Release for additional details and for GCRC contact information.
Support the LAFF Pathway during Michigan Trails Week
The Michigan Trails Week Challenge (Sept. 19-26, 2021) is open to everyone! All you have to do is log your miles spent on any local, county, state or federally managed trail. For each badge you earn, you will be entered in a drawing for cool outdoor gear and Michigan branded prizes. Please look for the LAFF Pathway link to donate and show support for our local trail. Read the full announcement »
Temporary Closure of US-23 Ramps at Owen & Silver Lake Roads
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close the following US-23 ramps during the week of September 13th.Read the full notice »
2021 Summer Property Tax Payment Deadline is Tuesday September 14, 2021
Please be advised that the last day to pay summer property taxes without interest is Tuesday September 14, 2021. Payments can be made at the Fenton Township office until 5:00 p.m. on that date, or may be left in the drop box located next to the Township office entrance. If you require a receipt, but do not pay in person, please include a stamped self addressed envelope with your payment, or you can download a receipt from our website after the payment is posted. Beginning September 15, 2021, summer property tax payments are subject to interest at a rate of 1% per month from September through the month of payment.
US-23 Ramps Closed at Exits 79 & 80
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close US-23 ramps at Exit 79 (Silver Lake Road) and Exit 80 (Torrey Road/North Road) effective Monday August 9, 2021 to complete bridge repairs. The ramps are expected to reopen in November of this year. Please see the MDOT Media Release for this project for more details and MDOT contact information.
Funds Available for Home Improvements
Fenton Township residents in need of home improvements may be eligible for grant funds from the Genesee County Home Improvement Program, which assists low-to-moderate income homeowners by providing no interest and no payment loans for needed or urgent repairs to their homes. Read the full notice »
Owen Road-Linden Road Intersection Now a 3-Way Stop
In an effort to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion, the Genesee County Road Commission will be changing the traffic control at the intersection of Linden Road at Owen Road in Fenton Township to operate as a 3-way Stop, beginning Tuesday July 20, 2021. This change is being made on a temporary basis for the remainder of the summer/fall construction season. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution, obey all traffic signs and to allow themselves additional time to reach their destinations. Please see the GCRC Media Release for this project for GCRC contact information.
Lahring Road Bridge Over US-23 to be Closed for Repairs
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will close Lahring Road over US-23 (between Torrey Road and North Road) starting Wednesday, July 7, 2021, for bridge repairs. The road is expected to re-open by July 30, 2021, weather permitting.
The posted detour for the closed bridge will include Linden Road, Thompson Road and Torrey Road. Please see the GCRC Media Release for this project for MDOT contact information.
Scholarships Available for SLPR Programs
Fenton Township has allocated Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from Genesee County CDBG program to Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation to pay program registration fees for eligible citizens. Eligible participants may apply for up to $150 per family to be used for registration into any of SLPR’s many programs.
Please visit the SLPR website for more information and instructions on how to apply for a scholarship.
Waste Collection Moves to Friday for all Fenton Township Residents Effective February 1, 2021
Effective the week of February 1, 2021, Republic Services will be changing the waste and recycle collection day for all Fenton Township residents covered under the Township’s contract. Everyone’s service day will be Friday, with the first collection under this “single-day” approach on Friday February 5th. Read the full notice »
Fenton Township Office Open to the Public - Monday January 11th
The Fenton Township office is now open to the public and has resumed regular office hours as of Monday January 11, 2021. When visiting the office, please practice proper social distancing and observe safety precautions, including wearing a face mask or face covering while inside the building. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, residents are strongly encouraged to continue using alternate methods of communicating and transacting business with the township whenever possible. Read the full notice »
Sewer System Update - November, 2020
Fenton Township continues to receive inquiries regarding the increased sewer use fees that were implemented in September 2006. Read the full announcement »
Coronavirus Impact on the Sewer System
The COVID-19 virus has created a greater focus on cleaning and sanitizing in the home. It is vitally important that residents avoid flushing products other than toilet paper down a toilet during COVID-19 cleaning, or any other cleaning activity. Read the full notice »
Fenton Township Realigns Voting Precinct Boundaries
Fenton Township recently completed a realignment of voting precinct boundaries to improve efficiency for future elections. The changes were adopted by a resolution of the Fenton Township Election Commission on December 16, 2019, and then submitted to the Michigan Bureau of Elections for implementation. Read the full notice »
Open Burning Prohibited in Fenton Township
With the arrival of autumn, we would like to take this opportunity to remind residents that open burning is illegal in Fenton Township. The only exceptions to the open burning ban are as follows. Read the full notice »
Principal Residence Exemption Doesn't Expire
The Michigan Department of Treasury is reminding residents that a Principal Residence Exemption – known as a PRE – does not expire. Inaccurate posts being shared on social media are claiming that Michigan taxpayers will experience a surge in property taxes due to their PRE expiring after 25 years. In return, the state Treasury Department and local assessors are experiencing a surge in inquiries from residents who are trying to verify this misinformation or submit unneeded paperwork. Read the full announcement from the State of Michigan »
Community Survey - Genesee: Our County, Our Future
Help Genesee County Metropolitan gather input for their long-range plan for the County. This comprehensive planning document will create a vision by analyzing land use, transportation, housing, environment and infrastructure. We need input from stakeholders like you!
Visit www.ourfuturegenesee.org/get-involved to see upcoming events, learn more about the community planning process and take their survey and help Fenton Township win a $2,000 Beautification Grant!
Genesee Health Plan Announces New Senior Dental Program
Genesee Health Plan announced a new, free Senior Dental Program for Genesee County residents age 60 or older. The program aims to provide dental coverage to Genesee County seniors and veterans who don’t have access to dental coverage. Read the full announcement »
Cable Television Service Complaints & Dispute Resolution
The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) is responsible for the implementation and oversight of Public Act 480 of 2006 - Uniform Video Services Local Franchise Act (the Act). Section 10 of the Act provides a video/cable dispute resolution process at the MPSC to be used by customers, providers and municipalities. This dispute resolution process allows customers who are unable to resolve their video/cable television complaints with their provider to file a complaint with the MPSC. Read the full announcement »
Free Latex Paint Recycling for Genesee County Residents
Residents of Genesee County can now bring their left-over, unused, and unwanted latex paint to the Genesee County Habitat for Humanity Restore in the City of Flint to be recycled at NO CHARGE! Regular business hours are Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Read the full announcement »
Fenton Township Financial Statements Online
Audited financial statements for the Charter Township of Fenton can be downloaded from the Michigan Department of Treasury website.