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Township residents can register to vote online at the Michigan Voter Information Center or via mail or in-person at the Pittsfield Charter Township Clerk’s Office or at any Michigan Secretary of State Office. A change in your driver’s license address will produce a change in your voter registration address, and vice versa.
All residents requesting to vote by mail must be registered to vote and fill out an Absent Voter Ballot Application with a valid signature for verification of voter identity. Applications can be submitted online at the Michigan Voter Information Center or printed and sent electronically to the Clerk’s Office, or mailed or dropped off at the Clerk’s Office.
Support of the Market has established free programs including: bimonthly healthy cooking demonstrations, live music, Master Gardener consultations, an artisan showcase, and weekly kids’ activities. Partnerships with local institutions such as the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and Leslie Science and Nature Center added interactive family programming. These free activities educate consumers about healthy food preparation and sustainable gardening practices, promote Michigan agriculture, and encourage community engagement.
We look forward to working with you this year to continue to grow a successful market, while helping the economy thrive and being a friend to the earth.
The In-Person, Open Air Market is held every Thursday, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM, June through September, rain or shine.Online ordering is available now! Order at pittsfieldtownship.localfoodmarketplace.com, starting Saturdays 8:00 AM through 11:59 PM on Mondays for convenient, no-contact pick up on Thursdays from 2:00-5:00 PM at our Platt and Michigan Ave. location.
We also have special Pop Up Markets! Sign up for our e-newsletter to get updates about special markets and what’s available each week!
Yes! The Pittsfield Township Farmers Market accepts Bridge Cards, P-EBT cards, and participates in the Double Up Food Bucks Program, as well as Prescription for Health. Some vendors accept WIC Project Fresh. Double Up Food Bucks matches Bridge Card and P-EBT purchases up to $50 a Market day for Michigan produce. Stop by the Farmers Market information tent to learn more!
The best way to find out about the weekly Farmers Market activities is to sign up for our weekly e-newsletter. You can click on the link below. You can also follow us on Facebook for frequent updates.
• What should or should not be built next to your home or business?• What amenities should your neighborhood park have? • Where can land be developed for residential use? Industrial? Commercial?• What public transit opportunities may be available?• Will that empty property down the road be preserved?
Please click below for public forum locations, dates and times. Get Involved
From the Ordinance:"The use of charcoal, wood, propane, natural gas or any other open flame cooking or grilling appliances on covered patios or covered porches of multi-family dwellings with three or more units is prohibited. All such use must be in compliance with the Fire Prevention Code of Pittsfield Charter Township."
If you live in a building with only one or two units, such as a duplex or single-family house then it doesn't apply to you.
From the Ordinance:"A patio wood-burning unit may be installed and used in the township only in accordance with all of the following provisions:
The patio wood-burning unit shall not be used to burn refuse.The patio wood-burning unit shall burn only clean wood.The patio wood-burning unit shall be located at least 15 feet from the nearest structure.The patio wood-burning unit shall not cause a nuisance to neighborsThe use of a patio wood-burning unit is prohibited on balconies and covered porches of multi-family dwellings.
From the Ordinance:
"(g) Outdoor campfires and bonfires for cooking, ceremonies, or recreation are allowed provided they do not cause a nuisance.
(h) Open burning under this section shall only be conducted at a location at least 50 feet from any structure and 15 feet from any property line.
(i) Except for campfires and bonfires, open burning shall only be conducted between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and one hour prior to dusk.
(j) A bonfire shall not be more than five feet wide and five feet high and shall not burn longer than three hours. The maximum size and duration of a bonfire shall not be increased by the fire department personnel unless it is determined that fire safety requirements of the situation and the desirable duration of a burn warrant the increase. Fuel for a bonfire shall consist solely of seasoned dry firewood and shall be ignited with a small quantity of paper. The fire shall not be utilized for waste disposal purposes.
(k) Open burning shall be constantly attended and supervised by a competent person of at least 18 years of age until the fire is extinguished and is cold. The person shall have readily available for use such fire extinguishing equipment as may be necessary for the total control of the fire."
To determine your zoning district, view the Zoning Map.
It shall be unlawful for any person to create, assist in creating, permit, continue, or permit the continuance of any unreasonably loud, disturbing, unusual or unnecessary noise that either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of others within the limits of the township. Read the full Noise Ordinance for more information.
A license is required to solicit in Pittsfield Charter Township. All approvals available for review. Soliciting is not allowed from dusk to 9am. Read our Transient Merchant (Solicitors / Vendors) Ordinance for more information.
The False Alarm ordinance was established as a service charge to defray costs of police and fire responses to false alarms. This ordinance encourages businesses and individuals to properly install and maintain their alarm systems. Presently the charge is waived for the 1st and 2nd false alarm of each calendar year. The 3rd and every subsequent activation during a calendar year requiring a response carries a $100 service charge.
Pittsfield Township requires a permit for open burning. Please call 734 822-4911 and speak with a fire department representative for details on how to obtain a permit. Read more FAQ’s about the Open Burn Ordinance.
Winter taxes: 3% penalty and a 1% interest fee is added on the unpaid principal starting February 15th through February 28th. Unpaid real property taxes are turned over to the Washtenaw County Treasurer 734.222.6600 on March first as delinquent. Personal Property and mobile home taxes do not go to the County Treasurer’s office for collection. They are collected at our office.
Personal property: Business machinery and equipment, furniture & fixtures
Please Note: We only send out one bill. If the mortgage company requests the bill and the homeowner would like a copy, the homeowner must call to request a copy 734-822-3140.