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Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Welcome to Vevay Township

Welcome to Vevay Township located in Ingham County, Michigan. The township was organized as a general law township in 1838 and is centrally positioned within Ingham County. Vevay Township lies south of the City of Mason, the county seat of government, and shares boundaries with Ingham Township to the east, Aurelius Township to the west, Leslie Township to the south.

Easily accessible from Lansing and Jackson via US-127, Vevay Township is home to those who desire a convenient location, rural setting, friendly neighbors, pleasing terrain and easy access to the region's many cultural, social and educational offerings.

In addition to residential settings, Vevay Township offers commercial and light industrial properties that draw on the cooperative efforts between the township and Mason to ensure the provision of public utilities to developing areas of the township. A growing airport serves the area and the Mason school district offers a fine system of public schools for township families.

2010 census data)
Registered voters: 2800
State Equalized Valuation (SEV): $175,854,100.00

Upcoming Meetings
Election Commission/Public Accuracy Test - Wednesday, October 22nd at 10:30 am
Planning Commission/Public Hearing - Wedenesday, November 5th at 7:00 pm
Planning Commission/Board of Trustees Joint Meeting - Monday, November 10th at 5:00 p.m.
Board of Trustees - Monday, November 10th at 7:00 pm
General Election, Vevay Township Hall, Tuesday, November 5th, 2014
There will be a General Election on Tuesday, November 4, 2014. The polling location will be at the Vevay Township Hall, 780 S. Eden Road, Mason. Full text of ballot may be obtained at the Township office from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Phone 517/676-9523 or by going to Michigan Voter Info Center. 

Michigan Voter Information CenterVevay Township contains two voter precincts (I & II). Residents of both precincts vote at the Township Hall. Click the map to locate the precinct in which you reside. Michigan Voter Information CenterPicture identification is required at the polls in order to vote. Please remember to bring your drivers license or other form of picture identification. Check your voter registration status online at the Michigan Voter Info Center.

Please note the following important dates in the General Election cycle:

Last day to register to vote: Monday, October 6th at 4 p.m.

Last day to apply for absentee ballots: Saturday, November 1st at 2 p.m.

Last day to return absentee ballots to Vevay Township Office: Tuesday, November 4th until 8 p.m.

175th Commemorative Recipe Books - Monday, October 14, 2013

Recipe Books Are Here!  175th Commemorative Recipe Books are now available.

            What a great keepsake – full of good recipes!  Stop by the office Mon-Fri 10am to 4pm to purchase your copy of the Recipe Books for $10.00.


OUTDOOR WARNING SIREN - Friday, April 05, 2013

Warning sirens connected to the County-wide 911 Center's Outdoor Warning Project are now in place. The siren that was recently placed at Vevay Township will activate a "loud test" at 1 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month.

SIGN UP FOR E-NEWS - Friday, February 24, 2012

For weekly information on the Township, residents may sign up for the "E-News from Vevay" email. Email the Township at to register.

Refuse Service Discontinued - Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Because of the substantial cost of the monthly refuse service to the Township compared to the benefit to a small number of residents (an average of 30 persons a month), the Township Board has decided to discontinue this monthly service. The following are several vendors in the area that provide curbside refuse service to residents for a nominal fee:
Allied Waste Services, 877-698-7274
Granger Container Services 517-372-2800;
Mid-Michigan Rubbish 517-851-4388
Waste Management 800-796-9696
Please call the office with any questions you may have on waste removal. 
2014 Summer Property Taxes
"New Service"

Property taxes can now be paid on-line through our website. All major credit cards are accepted through the Point & Pay System, for a 3% fee based on the tax amount which is paid by the user.

E-checks are also accepted and are charged a flat fee of $3.00 for taxes under $10,000.00. The fee is $10.00 if tax amount is over $10,000.00.

Please go to the Property Search box (to the right) to find the tax parcel information, then scroll down to the current tax amount, to the right and click the "Pay Tax Bill Now", you can enter your payment information. Payments can also be made in person or over the phone.

If you have any questions regarding this new service please call the Treasurer's office.
Board of Trustees
 TitleModified DateSize (Kb) 
08/22/13 Board of Trustees Special Meeting Agenda7/3/201480.29Download
2013 Complaint Form9/27/2013301.16Download
12/10/12 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014415.06Download
01/14/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/201477.60Download
01/14/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014135.68Download
02/11/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/2014107.23Download
02/11/13 Board of Trustees Minutes 7/2/2014232.65Download
03/04/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/2014122.13Download
03/04/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014290.85Download
03/11/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201487.14Download
03/11/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014173.77Download
03/27/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/20146.96Download
03/27/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201412.85Download
03/27/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/201442.68Download
03/27/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014309.71Download
04/08/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014232.37Download
04/08/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/201486.13Download
05/13/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201488.21Download
05/13/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014192.31Download
06/10/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201486.13Download
06/10/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014451.93Download
07/11/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201472.32Download
07/11/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014319.23Download
08/12/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201490.53Download
08/12/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/201490.53Download
08/12/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014232.31Download
08/22/13 Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes7/3/2014155.18Download
09/09/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/2014138.44Download
09/09/2013 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014257.48Download
09/19/13 Board of Trustees Special Meeting Agenda7/3/201471.59Download
09/19/13 Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes7/2/201482.74Download
10/14/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/3/201488.62Download
10/14/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/3/2014189.78Download
10/25/13 Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes7/3/201482.26Download
11/12/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014299.36Download
12/09/13 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/2014136.15Download
12/09/13 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014181.89Download
01/13/14 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/20144.18Download
01/13/14 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014175.88Download
02/10/14 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/201489.21Download
02/10/14 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014172.96Download
03/10/14 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/201486.34Download
03/10/14 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014217.95Download
03/25/14 Board of Trustees Special Budget Hearing7/2/2014180.69Download
04/14/14 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014232.78Download
05/01/14 Board of Trustees Special Meeting Minutes7/2/2014220.09Download
05/12/14 Board of Trustees Agenda7/2/201491.15Download
05/12/14 Board of Trustees Minutes7/2/2014186.88Download
06/09/14 Board of Trustees Agenda8/18/201488.76Download
06/09/14 Board of Trustees Minutes8/18/2014251.07Download
07/14/14 Board of Trustees Agenda8/18/201490.10Download
07/14/14 Board of Trustees Minutes8/18/2014261.22Download
08/11/14 Board of Trustees Minutes10/14/2014344.52Download
09/08/14 Board of Trustees Agenda10/14/201488.40Download
09/08/14 Board of Trustees Minutes10/14/2014263.01Download
Township Hall and Offices

Address: 780 South Eden Road
Mason, MI 48854 (map)
Tel: 517-676-9523
Fax: 517-676-6655
Office hours: Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm

Township Board meetings: (calendar)

Property Search

Search Vevay Township property, land, tax and assessment records.

Burning Regulations for Vevay Township

All fires must be supervised at all times by an adult (18 years or older).

There is NO open burning allowed within 1400 feet outside of the city limits of Mason.

No burning should be done in extremely dry or windy (greater than 10 mph) conditions. You should not burn when the wind is in such a direction that smoke will be an annoyance to neighbors.

Open Burning is NOT Permitted of the following:  No household waste that contains plastics, rubber, foam; building materials, plastics, rubber or rubber products, chemicals, asphalt, chemically treated or painted wood products, textiles, electronics, or other hazardous materials. Burning these materials can release harmful emissions and pose fire risks.

You do not need a permit to burn in trash barrels. However, the law requires that you have a ½ inch mesh cover on your barrel at the time of burning.

Burning Permits are required for open brush burning. Please contact the City of Mason at 676-9155 ( for burning permits and questions on burning.  Yearly renewal is needed for the permit. Hours for burning brush will be from sunrise to sunset. Absolutely no burning after dark.

Recreational Campfires:  No burning between 12 midnight and 7 a.m. Fires must be attended at all times and extinguishing equipment must be nearby. Fires shall not exceed 36 inches in diameter and flame height shall not exceed 24 inches from the ground surrounding the device or pit. No burning permit is required.


Emergency Numbers

With the decline of the Ingham County Sheriff's Dept. road patrol as of January 1, 2011, Vevay Township is providing you with the following important numbers:

Personal injury accidents - crimes in progress such as robbery, home invasion, felonious assaults, domestic assault -- DIAL 911

Property damage accidents or crimes not in progress or without suspects, contact the Michigan State Police  Lansing Post at 517-322-1907, or go online to the Ingham County Sheriff's Department to file your report online and click the online crime reporting form


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