3848 Veterans Drive
Traverse City, MI  49684
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Welcome to the Charter Township of Garfield!

Now is your chance to live, work and play in Traverse City Michigan!.  The Charter Township of Garfield, the largest Township in Northern Michigan and located next to the City of Traverse City, is seeking a Deputy Planner to assist the Planning Director with various duties such as coordinate and manage the development and maintenance of the Township’s Geographic Information System (GIS); Provide technical support, information, and guidance to property owners, developers, other departments, staff, and elected and appointed officials on planning and zoning policies, plans, and procedures. Administration, preparation and presentation of staff reports to the Township Planning Commission, Township Parks and Recreation and the Township Board as well as attend meetings. This position requires a minimum of three to five years professional planning or development experience with strong knowledge of GIS or related applications. The position requires excellent verbal and written skills and public relation skills. Please provide your resume and complete the application and review the job description.

The Charter Township of Garfield is requesting bids for exterior repairs and maintenance work. The project location address is the Charter Township of Garfield Hall located at 3848 Veterans Drive Traverse City Michigan 49684.  Please reply by April 3, 2017.

Project Documents

Request for Bid Form
Project Scope Letter
Marked up Garfield Townhall drawings A/6

Marked up Garfield Townhall drawings  A/7

Charter Township of Garfield Insurance Requirements

Wondering what's going on in your community?  Just click on the The 2016 Planning Commission Annual Report.  

Garfield Township is always looking for residents to serve on various Boards and Commissions.  If this is something that interests you, please send a letter of interest to Garfield Township. Attention: Supervisor, Chuck Korn at 3848 Veterans Drive, Traverse City Mi 49684.


You can find more information regarding Resource Recovery 2017  Household Hazardous Waste Disposal  by clicking on the hyperlink.


New 2015 Residential Code in effect February 8, 2016

Any applications received on or after February 8, 2016 shall be reviewed and inspected under the 2015 Code.


Wondering if your child is in the right car seat? Did you know that 9 out of 10 car seats are not installed correctly? Have your child's seat inspected by Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians for: recalls, proper installation, appropriateness for child size and other safety concerns. 

2nd Friday of every month:
10:00 am to 3:00 pm 

GT Sheriff's Office Correctional Facility Garage
320 Washington

4th Friday of every month:
10:00 am to 3:00 pm

GT Metro Fire Department, Garfield Station 11
3000 Albany

Call for an appointment: (231) 922-4843 

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Have a great day! 



3848 Veterans Drive | Traverse City, MI 49684 | 231-941-1620 | fax: 231-941-1588