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The Charter Township of Lansing is seeking a township resident to fill the vacancy of Clerk on the Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees meet every other Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. The Clerk also serves on various committees that meet throughout the year. 

Under state law, the vacancy shall be filled by appointment by the township board, and the person appointed shall hold the office for the remainder of the unexpired term. The unexpired term ends November 20, 2024.

Responsibilities include maintaining township records including but not limited to meeting minutes, oaths, special meeting notices, ordinances and resolutions. Maintains the townships general ledger, prepares claims and checks for payroll and accounts payable. Conducts elections and maintains voter registration files. You can obtain more information on the position from the Clerk’s office.

Interested parties must be 18 years of age, a US Citizen, and an elector of the Township.  Please submit your application, resume, letter of interest and references by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022 to Supervisor Maggie Sanders at 3209 W. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48917, or via email at:


Charlotte Robinson

Deputy Clerk

Charter Township of Lansing




Election Inspectors Needed

Are you detail oriented, with enough stamina to work a 15 hour day?

Election Inspectors are a vital part of the election process.  The Township will employ approximately 50 Inspectors to run the August and November elections.  If you like to get up early, enjoy working with people, are comfortable using a laptop and are willing to attend a 3 hour training class, you might be just the person Lansing Township is looking for.  Please contact the Deputy Clerk at or go to and print an application and return it to the Clerk’s Office.  Election Inspectors currently earn $195.00 per election (open to close).




52-3.4                        Noxious Weeds

     Any noxious weeds or grass that are 10" in height shall constitute a hazard and shall be cut or eradicated, when and as often as necessary.  In the event any expense is incurred by Lansing Township in the destruction or control of the noxious weeds or grass, the expense shall be paid by the owner or owners of the land.  


Section 21-6               Litter

     It shall be unlawful for any person to place, or cause to be placed, any rubbish, litter, dirt or other litter material including snow, ice, leaves and yard waste or debris in the right-of-way of any street, highway or road in the Charter Township of Lansing.  


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If you are experiencing flooding, please see below for information of whom to call:


If you need someone to come out and check your sewer main, please call Operations and Management at 517-483-4455 or 517-483-4161.  This number is monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  You may need to leave a message, so please include your name, address, phone number and describe the problem.

If you feel that you have a damage claim due to a sewer failure (sewer must be a tributary to City of Lansing sewer), you may call the same number and ask for a claim form to be mailed to you, or call the receptionist at 517-483-4818 for a form to be mailed to you. Or you may click here for a form.

The City offers a Basement Backup Protection Program that you may be interested in.  Click the following link for more information:


Please call the Ingham County Drain Office for issues related to storm sewers at 517-676-8395.  Listen carefully to the options if you are calling after normal business hours.



West Side Water 2021 Annual Water Quality Report


Residential Rental Property Registration

 On July 1, 2014, the Charter Township of Lansing Board of Trustees adopted an ordinance requiring the registration and inspection of residential rental property once every three (3) years.  This ordinance was effective beginning August 6, 2014.  Information has been sent to all properties currently in the rental database informing of the need to register again.  You can also download the forms here:  Property Rental Application or Property Rental Disclaimer.  If you have any questions, please contact the Building Department at (517) 485-3510



The Charter Township of Lansing Township DDA Development and TIF Plan (as adopted) is available for review.  Click here to view the plan.