Check with your local Fire Department on Burn Permits
Below is a link to the Michigan DNR page for burning information
Keene Township Hall
8505 Potters Rd, Saranac, MI 48881
Keene Township Meeting Dates
All Meetings Start at 7:00 pm unless posted differently
2021-2022 Fiscal Year
January 11, 2022
February 8, 2022
March 8, 2022 (Regular and Annual Meeting)
2021-2022 Fiscal Year
February 1, 2022
Zoning Board of Appeals
Meet only when an application is received
Township Clean up Day
The Board will continue with the voucher system this year for the health and safety of everyone. Contact Treasurer Kara Albert at 616-642-6885 to obtain a signed voucher to take a load to Pitsch Landfill. The voucher is valid from April 1 to December 1, 2021. A sample voucher that contains the information needed is in the link below, but the actual form must be obtained and signed by the Treasurer.
Our Assessor Dave Klein has retired. The Township's new Assessor is Heather Hoffman
Contact info is below
PO Box 175
Lowell MI 49331
Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information
Click on the links below for information details:
2020 Road Projects
Click on the link below for a map of all the Ionia County road projects. Several are planned for Keene Township!
Gypsy Moth Info
Click on the link below for Gypsy Moth information.
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 has moved away 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.
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/