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Leelanau Township

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

Next Meeting : Township Board

Tuesday, January 31, 2023 @ 2pm – Township Board – Special Meeting – Work Session

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Tue, January 31, 2023 2:00 pm

Township News & Public Announcements

Calling all resident hikers, bikers, tennis or pickle ball players, skateboarders, ice skaters, rock pickers, beach lovers, bird watchers, outdoor sports enthusiasts, scenic view lovers, and those who just love Leelanau Township parks:

Please send letters of interest to serve on the Leelanau Township Parks & Recreation Committee to :  Jessica Alpers, Clerk – clerk@leelanautownshipmi.gov

Notice to Public: Tax bills sent out 11/28 – 12/2/2022 have a due date of 2/28/2023 NOT 2/28/2022. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Leelanau Township Treasurer 

Hello Photographers!  We’re looking for winter scenes of Leelanau Township for the 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

To learn more about the utility program, Click Here.








The next Planning Commission Meeting is Thursday, 02/09/23 @ 6:30 pm. 

The agenda topics are: 

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

This meeting the Planning Commission will be working on the Master Plan update.  We will discuss Housing Readiness and Future Land Use.  

Please follow the Master Plan progress and contribute during the 2nd Planning Commission meeting of each month.   Draft chapters of the master plan will be posted on this website or at: https://planleelanautownship.org

Please note that the Master Plan is a work in progress.  All chapters are first drafts.

Table of Contents

01. Background

02. Demographics

03. Housing

04. Natural Features

05.  Coastal Resiliency

06.  Community Facilities and Services

07.  Open Space and Recreation

08.  Transportation

09.  Economic Impact

10.  Land Use

11. Implementation


   Township Master Plan Survey Results


Read the News about Broadband (fiberoptic) progress in Leelanau

Map with Progress of Leelanau County fiber optic project

Point Broadband Proposal click here.


Newly Approved Amendment to the Zoning Ordinance

Thank You Planning Commission for your Hard Work and Dedication. Thank You Leelanau Township voters for your careful review and support of this update!

2022-23 Budget 

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 Smith for the Township Autumn scene from E. Onomonee featured on our Home page!

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Township Highlights & Reports

Leelanau Township, Leelanau County, MI  USA

Population- 2048       49.2 square miles.         41.6 people per square mile


Link to Supervisor’s Annual Report