Welcome to

Leelanau Township

Leelanau Township is located at the top of Leelanau Peninsula in Leelanau County Michigan, USA

Next Meeting : Planning Commission

Planning Commission Thursday, April 25, 2024 @ 7:00 pm

Meetings are held at the Township Hall and are open to the public.  Due to the small room capacity, and for the convenience of the public, they are broadcast via Zoom.  Both remote and in-person participants are recognized during Public Comment.

To Join via phone: (312) 626-6799
Meeting ID: 881 982 5018.       Passcode: 49670

Zoom link – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8819825018?pwd=LzQ5aDgraUJGbUhtbE1xdDVqWThtdz09%20

Thu, April 25, 2024 7:00 pm

Township News & Public Announcements

Please note:   All Township meetings are held in the Township Hall conference room and are open for public attendance.

Zoom  participation is offered as a convenience.   Due to recent security issues, we ask that you update your Zoom account information with first and last name so you can be easily identified for meeting entry.
Mobile phone users should use the Zoom app with your full name listed when possible.  Unidentified users may have longer wait times. Your patience and cooperation is much appreciated.

A SWAT (Save Woolsey Airport Terminal) group has been formed to raise funds to rehabilitate and preserve this historic structure built in 1874. Click here to view a presentation about the proposed renovation and history of the building.

 Please see the Woolsey Airport page for more information.

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Township Planning Commission meetings will be held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.  The regular time is 7:00 pm.  Click here for the 2024 approved schedule.

The next Planning Commission meeting is Thursday, April 25th @ 7:00pm.  (Scheduled meetings for March 28th and April 11th are cancelled)

Master Plan Updates:  (will typically occur the 2nd meeting of each month in 2023).

Please follow the Master Plan progress and contribute during the 2nd Planning Commission meeting of each month.   Survey Results and Draft chapters of the master plan are posted at: https://planleelanautownship.org

Please note that the Master Plan is a work in progress.  Click Here for first draft (prior to Planning Commission input).

Current Working Documents (section Drafts)

Master Plan Organization

Leelanau Township Land Map from County Equalization

Future Land Use Chart (Working Draft)

Economic Development ch. 9 (Working Draft)

Home Occupations & Business Use (Working Draft)

LTCF Housing Survey Results Slides

Housing North Presentation October 2023

Public Comment for Master Plan

To learn more about the utility program, Click Here.

   Township Master Plan Survey Results

 Omena Community Input Survey Results

Read the News about Broadband (fiberoptic) progress in Leelanau

December, 2023 Update:  click here

Map with Progress of Leelanau County fiber optic project

Point Broadband Proposal click here.

2024-25 Budget

2023-24 Budget

2022-23 Budget 

Hello Photographers!  We are looking for Leelanau Township scenes (photographs) for the Township website.

If you’d like to share, please put a watermark (your name) in the bottom right corner of the image.  Only a few images are used each season.  We will save in the photo library to rotate in occasionally on different pages.  The Home page image stays up for the season.  Send photos to:  trusteegina@leelanautownshipmi.gov

2022 Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation 5-year Plan     

The plan is available for reading and downloading via the link below.  It may also be viewed in person at 119 E. Nagonaba Street, Northport, MI.  Adopted 2022 Parks and Recreation 5-year Plan




Acknowledgements:            Thank You Photographers!

Thank You Mark Morton for the winter picture of Kehl Lake boardwalk  featured on our Home page!

Calendar – Add a subscription to Leelanau Township Calendar to your device/computer to receive automatic updates to new meetings.  Click the + sign on the bottom right corner of the calendar.

Township Highlights & Reports

Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, MI  USA

Population- 2048       49.2 square miles.         41.6 people per square mile
Shoreline – 38.7 miles
Critical Dunes – 10,664 Acres


Link to Leelanau Township’s Annual Report