Square Miles

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North of Lake Macatawa

2010 Census Population

Bike Path Miles

Welcome

Park Township is a general law township established in 1915, consisting of approximately 20 square miles divided by Lake Macatawa with over 90% lying North of the lake.

Lake Michigan Coast

Park Township boasts about 5.5 miles of Lake Michigan frontage north of the channel, which includes two beautiful public beaches, and about half a mile of frontage south of it.

Big Red

The Holland Harbor Lighthouse, commonly known as “Big Red,” was first constructed in 1872. The building that stands today at 32 feet tall was erected in 1907 and converted to electricity in 1932.

Heritage

Park Township is located in Holland, MI which was settled in 1847 by Dutch immigrants. The culture and local economy is still very influenced by this heritage, bringing in many tourists eager to see the colorful tulip fields in the spring and participate in the annual Tulip Time Festival.

The Great Outdoors

Experience nature in Park Township by using one of our many public parks and recreation areas.

The Township population as of the 2010 Census was 17,802 making Park Township the fifth largest unit of government in Ottawa County. A seven-member board elected at large, consisting of the Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and four Trustees governs the Township. Land use is primarily residential and agricultural with a small amount of commercial. The Township has no industrial zoning district. Recreation is an important element in the make up of the Township. The Township contains a variety of park facilities and has a bike path system of approximately 52 miles.

Time to Check Trees for Hemlock Woolly Adelgids

Invasive pest already confirmed in five southwest Michigan counties       Hemlock woolly adelgids, tiny invasive insects that suck nutrients from hemlock trees, are known to be present in Allegan, Ottawa, Muskegon, Oceana and Mason counties.       State agency staff,...

ZBA Alternate Position

Park Township is currently accepting applications for an Alternate to the Zoning Board of Appeals, to complete a 3-year term ending May 31, 2023.  This is an appointed position to be made by the majority vote of the Board of Trustees. To qualify, you must be a...

Notice of Public Hearings at ZBA Meeting on February 7

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS THE RESIDENTS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF PARK OTTAWA COUNTY, MICHIGAN There will be public hearings before the Park Township Zoning Board of Appeals on Monday, February 7, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. or thereafter at the Park Township Hall, 52 - 152nd Avenue...

Christmas Tree Recycling

HOLLAND AND PARK TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS: RECYCLE THAT CHRISTMAS TREE! Now through January 31 you may bring your Christmas tree to Holland Charter Township's Quincy Park (14025 Quincy Street) to be recycled. Trees may be brought to the park from dawn to dusk. Follow the...

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Thu 27

Planning Commission Meeting, January 27, 2021

January 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm