The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on February 4, 2020, for a residential solar array proposed at 223 Hawley Hwy, Saranac. Click on "223notice" below for the complete detailed public notice and "223APP" to review the complete application.
On 12-18-19 the Township Board adopted an ordinance amendment to add coordinating language to the Zoning Ordinance for coordination with the previously adopted Medical Marijuana Ordinance to allow 2 grower licenses of medical marijuana in the Township AG and AR Districts. Click on "ZOMM Notice" below to view the public notice. Click on the link below the notice to view the adopted ordinance amendment language.
Click on "ZOWind Notice" below to view the adoption notice for the wind energy ordinance. Click below that for the adopted wind energy ordinance document.
Click on "RM Notice" below to view the notice of the adoption of a recreational marihuana ordinance prohibiting those establishments in the Township. The ordinance is available to read under Announcements on the right side of the page or in the Ordinances tab.
Click on "MM Notice" below to view the notice of the adoption of a medical marihuana ordinance to allow up to 2 growers in the Township. You can review the actual ordinance to the right under Announcements or in the Ordinances tab.
A zoning ordinance amendment to add and regulate solar energy systems was adopted by the Township Board on October 9, 2018.
Click on "Notice" below to review the adoption notice
Click on the link below to view the adopted solar energy ordinance amendments.
Planning Commission Member Needed
We need to fill an open position. Please fill out the application below if interested and email to or mail to the Township at PO Box 24, Saranac MI 48881.
Gypsy Moth Info
Click on the link below for Gypsy Moth information.
Deputy Clerk Needed
The Township Clerk needs a Deputy Clerk to assist with Township business. If you are interested, please contact Nancy Feuerstein.
or TEXT her
We need a new chairperson!
The Cemetery Committee was formed to update records, find burials, map the cemeteries, mark the new area of Pinckney Cemetery and put the records in electronic format. We have done a great deal of work and have much more to do. However, our chairperson is moving and we need a new chairperson to lead our group. If you have cemetery interest, please contact the Township to join us as a worker or take charge as the chairperson. Email: or
At the Board Meeting on May 14, 2019, an ordinance to allow 2 growers of medical marihuana was approved. Click on "MM Ordinance" below to view the entire ordinance.
See Public Notices on the opposite side for the adopted
Zoning Ordinance coordination language.
At the Board Meeting on April 9, 2019, an ordinance to prohibit recreational marihuana establishments was adopted. Click on "RM Ordinance" below to view the entire ordinance.
Keene Township Hall
8505 Potters Rd, Saranac
Keene Township Meeting Dates
All Meetings Start at 7:00 pm unless posted differently
December 18 - Note date change
January 15, 2020 - Note date change
February 5, 2020 - Note date change
March 11, 2020 (Regular and Annual Meeting) - Note date change
February 2, 2021
Senior Citizen Information
Senior Guidance (https://www.seniorguidance.org/) is an organization dedicated to providing helpful senior living resources for the elderly.
For Michigan assisted living, please see: https://www.seniorguidance.org/assisted-living/michigan/