6520 Center Street, PO Box 68
Ellsworth, Michigan 49729
Phone: 231-588-6126
Email: bankstownship@bankstownship.net

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Welcome to Banks Township…

a place of community and a township working to combine its agricultural tradition with the growing tourism of Northern Michigan.

Banks Township’s natural resources make it a recreational paradise for those who enjoy spending time outdoors. Its hardworking, friendly people make it a great place to live or visit.

CLEAN UP DAY WAS A GREAT SUCCESS, WE HAULED AWAY 257 CUBIC YARDS OF COMPACTABLE RUBBISH, OVER 700 TIRES AND 140 YARDS OF SCRAP METALS. 

Read about the Chain of Lakes Water Trail that begins right here in Banks Township!

http://mynorth.com/2021/08/paddle-northern-michigans-beautiful-chain-of-lakes-water-trail/?ct=t

 Read the Latest Article on the Breezeway!

Breezy & Beautiful

Township residents wishing to burn falls leaves generally need a burn permit. For the Upper Peninsula and northern Lower Peninsula, residents can visit Michigan.gov/BurnPermit or call 866-922-BURN to find out whether burning is currently allowed by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR).  For responsible burning information, contact Paul Rogers at 616-260-8406.

 

Orange colored fall leaves on trees bordering road in Banks Township, Michigan

Banks Township Board Information Click Here

Planning Commission Information Click Here

COVID Newsletter 4th edition-1

Click Here For Our Updated Coronavirus-Policy-2021-1

REAL ID
MAKE A PLAN BY MAY 3, 2023
Don’t delay. When the federal REAL ID law goes into effect, you’ll need a REAL ID document to board domestic flights.
Make an appointment now at a Secretary of State office to turn your standard driver’s license or ID into a REAL ID.
Learn more at Michigan.gov/REALID

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Established in 1898