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Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Charter Township of Lansing Board of Appeals to be held Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at the Township Offices located at 3209 West Michigan Avenue, Lansing, Michigan, for the purpose of hearing the following appeal:

BA-20-03 – Request for variance from allowed number of signs on a building in the Eastwood Towne Center Planned Development.  Zoning for this development allows for a total of 4 wall signs for a building with less than 100,000 square feet.  Applicant is requesting a total of 10 wall signs. 

Address:  2515 Lake Lansing Road, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse

Tentative text and other information may be examined at the office of the Clerk, 3209 West Michigan Avenue.

                                                                                    Susan L. Aten, Clerk

                                                                                    Charter Township of Lansing





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Please submit application and resume to: 

Lansing Township Clerk's Office
ATTN:  Fire Chief
3209 W. Michigan Ave.
Lansing MI  48917

Deadline for submission is Friday, April 3, 2020



Adult School Crossing Guard - Click here for the job description and application

Police Officer - Click here for the job description and application  

Please submit application and resume to:  Lansing Township Police Department, Attn:  Cortney Lightheart, 3209 W. Michigan Ave., Lansing MI  48917


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Township and City residents are experiencing flooding and water in basements due to the massive amount of rain that fell within a short period of time.  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.


DEQ Grants Granger Landfill Expansion Application

(click here to see letter of approval)


West Side Water 2018 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. 



 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.  


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.