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


The Township Board will be making an appointment to serve until the next General Election in November of 2022. You will be required to follow the procedures to put your name on the ballot for the August 2022 Primary Election. You can obtain more information on the position and filing requirements 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. Thursday, January 26, 2022 to Supervisor Dion’trae Hayes, 3209 W. Michigan Ave, Lansing, MI 48917, or or DeeAnn Overton, Deputy Supervisor: .
 Maggie Sanders, Clerk
 Charter Township of Lansing




 Section 21-7.2        Clearing Snow, Ice and Debris

     Whenever any snow of an accumulation of two inches or more, or any accumulation of ice or debris, shall accumulate, form, fall or drift on or across any sidewalk, the owner of the lot or premises will remove or cause to be removed such snow, ice or debris within 24 hours after the snow, ice or debris has accumulated, formed, fall or drifted on the sidewalk.  




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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 2020 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



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 I am looking for.  Please contact my office for an application 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). 


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