Welcome to Charleston Township

Charleston Township is located in southeastern Kalamazoo County, Michigan approximately halfway between Detroit and Chicago on the Interstate 94 corridor. Charleston Township has a population of approximately 1,910 people and continues to experience planned, limited growth and development. The township offers the rural atmosphere of open farmland and large residential lots, coupled with commercial, industrial, and R&D sites near our open access to I-94. The township also includes the Fort Custer State Recreation Area, numerous lakes, and abundant opportunities for camping, fishing, hiking, and other great Michigan activities.

Our site is designed to provide you with quick access through our navigation links and our Search Site feature.

Each page contains a Calendar of Events and Noteworthy information on the right. If you have an event that you feel should be listed, please contact us.

Below is a brief highlight of each section listed on our navigation.

  1. HOME section contains our Events Calendar, Our History, Budgets,FOIA Newsletter, Contact Us and Directions to Township Office, and Site Map for the website.

  2. BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS section contains both current and past (back to 1989) Board and Commission Minutes/Agendas, general information about Township Board, Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals, Meeting Schedules, and Public Noticess

  3. PROPERTY section contain information regarding Building Permits, Property Tax Information, and Assessing information Zoning Ordiance, Fee Schedule, Zoning and Land Use Plan Maps, Land Use Plan.

  4. ELECTION INFORMATION section contains general information pertaining to elections including: Election Results, and Michigan Voter Center.

  5. OUR COMMUNITY section contains Public Safety, Schools within Our District, Parks & Recreation, and Cemeteries information within this section.

  6. FEEDBACK section contains an on-line form. We want to hear from you.

  7. LINKS section contains links to Township Sites and Businesses plus General Interest links