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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Public Accuracy Test for the Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, August 6, 2024, has been scheduled for 22nd of July, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room in the Lansing Township Administration Building at 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan.

The Public Accuracy Test is conducted to determine that the program being used to record and tabulate the results of the election counts the votes in the manner prescribed by the law.

Cortney Lightheart, Clerk


For the election to be held on August 6, 2024, notice is hereby given that the early processing and tabulation of absent voter ballots will occur at Charter Township Hall at 3209 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48917 on the following date and time:

Date:                                                     Time:                     Number of Inspectors:

Monday, August 5, 2024                       10am – 5pm                           8

Political parties and eligible organizations may designate one (1) election challenger for every eight (8) inspectors serving at the absent voter counting board.

Early processing and tabulation will be done in accordance with Section 765a of the Election Law, as amended by Public Act 81 of 2023.

Cortney Lightheart, Clerk
Charter Township of Lansing

Posted: 7/3/2024






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 Feburary, May, 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 paid 3 hour training class, you might be just the person I am looking for.  Please contact my office ASAP as we are actively hiring.

Election Inspectors currently earn $220 per election (full day) and $65 per training.

Cortney Lightheart, Clerk





31A                           Fireworks

    No person shall ignite, discharge or use consumer fireworks in the township; except that this prohibition shall not preclude any person from igniting, discharging or using consumer fireworks within the township on (1) the day preceding, (2) the day of, or (3) the day after a national holiday, consistent with Act 256. Further, contingent upon House Bill 4743 of 2013 being enacted into law to amend Act 256, the following provision shall take immediate effect: no person shall ignite, discharge or use consumer fireworks in the township between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. on (1) the day preceding, (2) the day of, or (3) the day after a national holiday. A person who violates any provision of this chapter is responsible for a municipal civil infraction, and shall be subject to a civil fine of $75.00 for the first violation. For each subsequent violation the fine will double, not to exceed $500.00 per violation.

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.  




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.


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