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.

Ellsworth Fireworks   July 3 at dusk   over St Clair Lake 

 BOOM!!

PLEASE NOTE:  The Banks Township Park will be closed on Wednesday & Thursday, June 2 & 3 to allow for needed shoreline stabilization north of the park.

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. 

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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

Established in 1898