6520 Center Street, PO Box 68
Ellsworth, Michigan 49729
Phone: 231-588-6126
Email: bankstownship@bankstownship.net

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Welcome to Banks Township…

a place of community and a township working to combine its agricultural tradition with the growing tourism of Northern Michigan.

Banks Township’s natural resources make it a recreational paradise for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Its hardworking, friendly people make it a great place to live or visit.

Orange colored fall leaves on trees bordering road in Banks Township, Michigan

Announcements

Attention Banks Township Voters: Delivery of our ballots has been delayed.  We hope to be able to begin processing on Monday and get the first batch in the mail.  Contact the Clerk’s office with questions.  231-588-6126.

 

Friends of the Antrim Creek Natural Area

Chain of Lakes Water Trail

Read about the Chain of Lakes Water Trail that begins right here in Banks Township!

Read the Latest Article on the Breezeway!

Breezy & Beautiful

Take this 26-mile road trip Up North.

Burn Permits

Township residents wishing to burn fall leaves generally need a burn permit. For the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula, residents can visit Michigan.gov/BurnPermit or call 866-922-BURN to find out whether burning is currently allowed by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  For responsible burning information, contact Paul Rogers at 616-260-8406.

REAL ID

MAKE A PLAN BY MAY 3, 2023

Don’t delay. When the federal REAL ID law goes into effect, you’ll need a REAL ID document to board domestic flights. Make an appointment now at a Secretary of State office to turn your standard driver’s license or ID into a REAL ID. Learn more at Michigan.gov/REALID

Banks Township Board & Planning Commission Information

 

Established in 1898