Whiteford Township

8000 Yankee Road
Suite 100
Ottawa Lake
Michigan 49267


Supervisor, Walter Ruhl
(734) 854-2416

Clerk, Angela Christensen
(734) 856-5383

Treasurer, Tim Hill
(734) 568-0260


ZBA Meeting
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 7:30 PM
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority

Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
7:30 p.m.
Whiteford Township Hall
8000 Yankee Road, Suite 100
Ottawa Lake, MI 49267



The Whiteford Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a variance hearing on Tuesday, April 26,2016 at 7:30 pm at the Whiteford Township Office, 8000 Yankee Road, Suite 100, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267 phone 734-856-5383 to consider the following requests:

The appeal of Jason Lucht, 10274 Stark Street, Temperance, MI 48182 regarding parcel #5815-012-025-00 containing .630 acres and zoned RA – Residential.  Appellant is requesting a variance to the side yard setbacks as stated in Zoning Ordinance 44 Section 5.02 Official Schedule of District Regulations. 

All interested parties are invited to attend.  Comments or letters will be received at the Whiteford Township Clerk’s Office, 8000 Yankee Road, Suite 100, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267 until 3 pm the date of the meeting. 

Appellants or representatives are required to attend for the request to be heard.

Angela Christensen
Whiteford Township Clerk


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Office Hours

Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Friday, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Other times by appointment


Township Announcements



The Whiteford Township Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the Whiteford Township Office, 8000 Yankee Road, Suite 100, Ottawa Lake, MI  49267 phone 734-856-5383. The following request will be heard:

  1. Request by Paul Piehl, 8135 Clark Road, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267 regarding parcel #5815-030-003-00 located at  8145 Clark Road  and containing 64 acres  zoned AG – Agricultural .  Appellant would like to split off two acres including the house at 8145 Clark. He is requesting a zoning change from AG – Agricultural to R1 – Rural Residential for the two acres to be split. 

All interested parties are invited to attend.  Applicant or representative is required to attend.  The Township Master Plan may also be discussed.

Cemetery Fall Clean-Up
November 10, 2018

The Fall clean-up for all Whiteford Township cemeteries is November 10, 2018.  All graves should be cleared of belongings or decorations before that date or they will be removed by the caretaker.  All items in violation of cemetery rules will also be removed.

Angela Christensen
Whiteford Township Clerk


Whiteford Township Water District 1 FAQ

Master Plumber List

Plumbing Permit


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The Baskets are in.
The fairways are roughed in.
The Tee pads have been leveled.
We will have all the finishing touches done by spring.

We need a Naming sponsor.
If your company would like to have your name associated
with Whiteford Stone Co. Park, Disc Golf we would consider a $5000 donation as the largest sponsor for this course. Your company name would be in the first line at each Tee marker as well as on the score cards and direction signs.

We also need hole sponsors!
We need businesses or individuals to donate $500 to $1000 to sponsor each hole.
Your name will be on the sign that has the hole number and yardage at each tee pad. This will be below the yardage.

This is going to be a premier Disc Golf Course.
Come See for yourself. The park is located on Whiteford Rd south of Sterns Rd.

This Park has 6 ball diamonds.
Lots of room for Soccer fields.

We are still developing our park.
Come be a part of this great project.

Tax Deductible Donations can be made out to:
Whiteford Township
8000 Yankee Rd. Suite 100
Ottawa Lake MI. 49267

Angela Christensen
Whiteford Township
P. O. Box 206
Ottawa Lake, Michigan 49267
(734) 856-5383
TDD/TTY: 711

Whiteford Township is an equal opportunity provider and employer

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (PDF), found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Published - Monday, March 31, 2014

Notice:  This website is for informational purposes only.  All documents are copies and may not be up to date.
For certified up to date copies, contact the Township Clerk.

Whiteford Township, 8000 Yankee Road, Suite 100, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267