Little Traverse Township Hall Emmet County Michigan
Little Traverse Township Hall Emmet County Michigan

Little Traverse Township

8288 S. Pleasantview Rd.
Harbor Springs, MI 49740
Phone: 231-526-0351

There is a Drop Box to the right of the door for payments and other correspondence. The Drop Box is secure, so please do not hesitate to use it.

Little Traverse Township Up-Coming Meetings

Monthly Board of Trustees: Wednesday, March 27, 2024-4:00 p.m. – 
Township Hall

Planning Commission: Tuesday, April 2, 2024-7:00 p.m. – 
Township Hall

Zoning Board of Appeals: ZBA Meetings are Scheduled as Needed –
Township Hall

Board of Review: July16, 2024-Time to Be Determined
Township Hall

Public Notice


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Township Board will conduct a Public Hearing at their regular Board meeting, March 13, 2024, at 4:00 p.m. at the Township Hall to review the proposed 2024/25 fiscal year budget.

*The property tax millage rate proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing.

The Township proposes to levy one (1) allocated mill for operations, and one (1) allocated mill for road construction, both to be adjusted by the Headlee Amendment.  Copies of the proposed budget will be available on the Township website ( on March 11, 2024.  The Public has the right to present oral and written comments.

The Township Board will hear final comments to, and adopt the 2024/25 budget, general and special appropriation acts, along with possible sewer and water rate adjustments at a special meeting following the Township Annual Meeting on March 27, 2024 at 4:00 p.m. The agenda will also include settlement and payment of bills received and due prior to the next Twp. Board meeting.

This notice is posted and published in compliance with PA 267 of 1976 as amended (Open Meetings Act), MCLA 41.72a (2) (3) and the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA).

The Little Traverse Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services, such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials being considered to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon seven day’s notice to the Little Traverse Township Clerk.

Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the Township Clerk by writing or calling the following:

Abby J. Urman, Clerk  –  Phone 231-526-0351
Little Traverse Township Hall  –  e-mail:
8288 S. Pleasantview Road  –  Harbor Springs, Michigan 4974

s/ Abby J. Urman, Clerk

Click here to view the 2024/2025 Proposed Budget


Property Tax Bills are mailed twice a year.
July 1, 20xx and December 1, 20xx.

They are always mailed out by the Emmet County Treasurer’s Office on July 1 and then on December 1 of each given year.
If you do not receive a tax bill by the 15th of July for the first tax bill and then by December 15th for the second tax bill you need to call the township hall and ask for one to be mailed to you. We are also able to email the tax bill(s).
The first bill is always due on the 14th of September, unless it falls on a weekend or holiday, if that is the case it will be due by the next business day. The same goes for the second bill which is due by February 14th.

— If you have any questions regarding your taxes, please call the township at 231-526-0351. —


Burning Warning

~ Safety First ~
Use care when burning, check the link below to see if it’s legal to burn today!

Visit the DNR website for information on if you are allowed to burn in your area.

Click Here for DNR Permission to Burn (Burn Permit)



Township Hall – Closed for the Following Holidays

Memorial Day – Monday, May 29th, 2023
Independence Day – Tuesday, July 4th, 2023
Labor Day – Monday, September 4th, 2023
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 23rd, 2023
Christmas Day – Monday, December 25, 2023
Day After Christmas – Tuesday, December 26th, 2023
New Year’s Day – Monday, January 1st, 2024
Day After New Year’s Day – Tuesday, January 2nd, 2024

Township Hall – Extended Hours for Tax Collections

Thursday, September 14th, 2023 Tax Collection: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 28th, 2023 Tax Collection: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 14th, 2024 Tax Collection: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Thursday- February 29th, 2024 Tax Collection: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A drop box is available to right of main entrance.

Taxes received in the drop box by March 1st by 8:00 am will be posted as received by February 29th, 2024.
Anything received after that time will be sent to the Emmet County Treasurer’s Office.



Township Meetings & Contacts

Little Traverse Township Cemetery

Visit the Cemetery On-Line
Chick here to link to the Little Traverse Township Cemetery.
If you have questions or comments regarding the Cemetery after going to the link please email

View Cemetery Rates
To speak with someone regarding a cemetery lot or if you have questions, please call the Little Traverse Township Hall at (231) 526-0351.