Clarendon Township

Calhoun County Michigan

Rural living at it's best

Welcome
To Our Township

May 2022

Tulip Time in Holland Michigan,
May 7 - 15
have a great time.

 Clarendon is a civil Township,  Established March 6, 1838.
Land area is 35.7 sq miles, water .2 sq miles,  2020 census shows the population to be 1,132,

Emergency call 911,        Police,                                 Fire,                            Ambulance,

Homer Fire 517-568-4328
Homer Police 517-568-4312
Tekonsha Fire 517-767-3484
Tekonsha  Police 517-966-3363

If you need help of a non
Emergency nature, 
you my call the numbers
below.

Applications & Permits

The forms are in PDF format. You will need a PDF reader, you my download one for free from adobe systems.

Return completed form to,

Randy Shank
(Zoning Administrator)

Phone (269) 967-3964 for an appointment

Land Use Permit
There is a $30 Processing Fee
Late land Use Fee $100.00

Conditional Use Application and
Permit There is a $250 Processing Fee

Demolition Application
and Permit

Land Division
Application and Permit

Building Permit & Plans
Examination Application
Updated 9/27/2020

Residential Electrical
Permit Application.
Updated 9/27/2020

Residential Mechanical
Permit Application.
Updated 9/27/2020

Residential Plumbing
Permit Application.
Updated 9/27/2020

Commercial Electrical
Permit Application.
Updated 2/11/2020

Commercial Mechanical
Permit Application.
Updated 2/11/2020

Commercial Plumbing
Permit Application.
Updated 2/11/20

Clarendon Township
Calhoun County, Michigan
Clarendon is a zoned community.

The zoning ordinance of 1976 has guidelines promoting and protecting the public health, safety and general welfare of the people in the community,
the ordinance has been amended,  
January 2018  to read as follows.

a copy is available here.

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 1976 ZONING ORDINANCE OF CLARENDON TOWNSHIP, AMENDED TO ALLOW TINY HOUSES AND MOVEABLE TINY HOUSES AS CONDITIONAL USES WITHIN THE AA AND RA ZONING DISTRICTS; 
TO PROHIBIT THE LONG TERM PARKING OF RECREATIONAL VEHICLES; AND 
TO OTHERWISE PROTECT THE PUBLIC HEALTH SAFETY AND GENERAL WELFARE. 

To view the compilate  amendment, click

on the link below.      

Other Township Ordinances

Clarendon Township
Blight Ordinance

Inoperable Vehicle and
Portable Structure

Control Ordinance

Land Division Ordinance

Municipal Civil Infraction
Ordinance

Junk Yard Ordinance

Clarendon Township
Cemetery Ordinance

Park Rules and

Regulations
Ordinance

Prohibition Of Recreational
Marihuana Establishments
Ordinance
Adopted: June 10, 2019 

The Township Hall built in 1872
it has been given some updates to make it more
user friendly but remains much as it was when built

The Township Hall located at 21947 R Dr South,
Homer Mi



Our Mailing address
Clarendon Township
P.O. Box 275
Tekonsha Mi,  49092

We are a member of the Michigan
Township Association.

Board meetings are held Monthly, You may view last Month's

Board meeting click on the link

2022 Township board Meeting Dates
January  10,  February 14, March 14,  April 11, May 9, June 13,
July 11, August 8, September 12,

October 10, November 14, December 12.

Planning Commission Meetings
are held at 6:00 pm at the Township hall preceding

the Township board meeting.

A printable map of the Township roads can be found here, 

You may view each section of the Township in more detail, this is a large PDF file and may take some time to download.

click on the link

The school districts of Homer and Tekonsha split the township almost evenly. The township is also split between the Homer and Tekonsha fire departments, as are the rural addresses and telephone services.

Clarendon is a Civil township

A  civil Township is made up of 36 sections, 1 mile square, for a total 36 square miles.

The Township has several cemeteries;
West Clarendon on M-60;  
Cook’s Paraire on 23 Mile rd.;
Bentley’s Corners on T Drive South;  

St. Joseph’s on the County Line rd.

 

Clarendon employs a sexton that does a great

job of  keeping the Township cemeteries and park

looking good. 

Clarendon park on 22 Mile Rd, 

a fine place for a picnic, a cool dip in the pond. 

 Park is open to the public, has some rules for it's use.

The Saint Joseph River run's throw out the township

with 7 bridges on Township roads.

the photo is from 18 1/2 mile Rd  bridge. 

We are a rural, mostly  agricultural community,

Agriculture is not only a business but a way of life in Clarendon. We have family farms that  have been in the family for generations.

We supply food to a great number of people,
next time you visit the grocery store, that milk or eggs may have come from a Clarendon farm, ENJOY.

Gary Tompkins (R)
7th
District Commissioner

Albion, Clarence, Clarendon,

Homer, Lee & Sheridan Townships.
questions or comments

you can E-Mail
Mr Tompkins at,
tompkinscc7@gmail.com
to view  
the County Connection

newsletter,
click on the link

You may view and download past

     newsletters from the archive page

Clarendon has a five member
board, they are

Supervisor
Steve R. Schrock
22100 M-60 West
Homer Michigan 49245
Phone 517-568-4047

E-Mail

srschrock@dmcibb.net

Clerk
Ericka Tryon
4016 22 1/2 Mile Rd
Homer Michigan  49245
Phone 719-281-7716   
E-Mail 

clarendonclerk2021@gmail.com

Treasurer
Rosemary Berry
22491 P Dr South
Homer Michigan 49245
517-568-3805
E-Mail
 berryrosemary@yahoo.com

Trustee
Tim Anderson
22525 M-60 West
Homer Michigan 49245
517-425-9090

Trustee
James Russell
745 22 1/2 Mile Rd
Homer Michigan 49245
517-206-9271

Township Offices

Zoning Administrator
Randy Shank
800 19 Mile Rd
Tekonsha Michigan 49092
Phone (269) 967-3964
E-Mail 

radshankster74@gmail.com

Sexton
Tyler Butters

126 E. Pearl Rd
Coldwater, Michigan  49036
Phone 517-617-1931

Email: 

butters.tyler@yahoo.com

Planning commission
Gregory McQuarter
Richard Maples (chair)
Jason Manke
James Russell

Kimberley Griffiths

Board of Review
Don Burgett
Bradley Stuart
Lance Landis
Steve Schrock
(Supervisor & secretary 

of board of Review)
Robyn Kulikowski Assessor

Building Inspector,

inforcement Officer
Glenn Lindsey
107 s. Capital Ave.
P O Box 190
Athens, Michigan 49011
Office 269-729-9244
Inspection Line 877-721-9266

E-Mail 

athensmi@safebuilt.com

Zoning Board of Appeals
Richard Maples (chair)
James Russell
Don Burgett

Need State Information,
Here are a few links

that may be helpful.

 

Insurance and Financial

 

Dept. Natural Resources

 

Secretary of State

 

Treasury department

Calhoun County  Senior Services

All services are funded by the citizens of Calhoun County through support of the Senior Millage. Services are available to any County resident, aged 60 and over. Some programs may have additional eligibility requirements. 
To view a list of services,  click on the link below. 

                                                                Policy for Taxpayer Access to Assessor's Office

The Township and its employees are here to serve the Public and be as transparent as possible.  The Assessors office is accessible to any taxpayer that needs information concerning their assessment.  The following are ways to contact the Assessor or his/her Deputy.

1.    Taxpayer inquiries regarding assessing questions, assessment changes, exemption determinations, or to            talk to the Assessor prior to March  Board of Review may contact the following:
       
        Clarendon Township's Assessor: Robyn Kulikowski                             Deputy Assessor: Daniel Slone

       
       
       To contact the Assessor's office by phone:
 
 269-967-4977
       
       To contact the Assessor's Office by email:  

       
1.    The Assessor will attempt to answer your request immediately but it can take up to 7 days.

3.    If you need to meet in person: you can email or call the Assessor's office. In person Appointments 
       are usually made on Mondays.

4.    If you need to inspect a physical record card or copy physical information from the Township Record file: 
       Please call the office, or email the Assessor about the specific request. You will get a response as quickly           as possible. You will be able to physically inspect or copy information within 7 days of the request.

5.    If you would like an informal meeting with the Assessor to resolve an issue prior to the March Board of 
       Review: Please call the office for an appointment, or email that request.
     
      i.    Taxpayers can meet with the Assessor at any time all year long to discuss their assessment.
      ii.   Once notices are mailed, you have a limited time window, you should call as soon as you
            receive the notice in order to get your issue resolved prior to the March Board of Review.

BS & A  on line
BS&A Online is a collection of municipal services providing instant and convenient access to various kinds of important information held at your local government.
click on link

 

Winter tax's: 

       This tax is due by 2/14/2022, 

payable to the local unit  (city/township),

Pay by mail to:
Clarendon Township
Rosemary Berry
PO Box 274
Tekonsha, Mi  49092


see message to taxpayer

on your tax bill for more  ways to pay.


After 2/14/2022, additional interest and fees apply.

Michigan Department of Transportation

State Transportation Building
425 W. Ottawa St. 
P.O. Box 30050
Lansing, MI 48909    Phone 517-373-2090

MDOT Web site

Calhoun County Road Department
13300 15 Mile Rd,
Marshall, MI 49068
Phone 269-781-9841 
Road Department

web Site

 County Road Dept,


     Clarendon Township

poverty exemption application.
The following PDF application has 5 pages

that must be completed with your information,

return completed document to,


Assessor Robyn Kulikowski  at 269-967-4977   

or   

Supervisor Steve R. Schrock at 517-568-4047

Call ahead for an appointment. 
To view and print application click on this link

If you have questions or comments

you may contact the site administrator

or any board member.

Administrator: