In our newsletter there was a mistake with the wording on Recreational Fires: The sentence that reads. Fire needs to be 25 feet within any structure. What was meant to say is fires need to be 25 feet away from any structure.   The Master plan for 2023  is on the Planning Zoning page for public participation.                                             

FAQ Topic: Transportation

How do I get around Kalamazoo Township?

One method of public transportation is Kalamazoo Metro. For more information about Bus, Metro Connect, Metro Share, and Rideshare on the Kalamazoo Metro website.

How do I find my bus route or schedule?

The Kalamazoo Metro provides public transportation services to the Kalamazoo Metro Area.  Find more information about bus routes, stops, and a trip planner on the Kalamazoo Metro website.

Am I responsible for shoveling snow on the sidewalk?

Property owners are responsible to maintain their properties’ adjoining sidewalks in good condition, clear of obstructions, including snow, ice, and overgrown vegetation. Please help the larger community by looking out for neighbors who may be physically unable to maintain their sidewalk.

Who is responsible for tree cleanup?

The Kalamazoo County Road Commission Tree Removal Policy indicates that the Kalamazoo County Road Commission will address trees that are found to be within the portion of the highway right-of-way that is designed for vehicular travel (i.e. a tree that falls within the traveled portion of the road) upon reasonable notice. Consumers Energy Tree Removal … Continued

Will the Township repair my damaged sidewalk?

The Charter Township of Kalamazoo offers a program to assist residential property owners with the replacement of sidewalk squares that are in disrepair. The Township may reimburse a property owner for 50% of the cost to repair sections of sidewalk determined by the Ordinance Enforcement Officer to be in disrepair. The maximum subsidy per parcel … Continued

Who is responsible for road maintenance?

The Kalamazoo County Road Commission is responsible for maintenance and construction of local roads.  The Township is responsible for non-transportation uses of road rights of way, subsurface rights of way usage (i.e. utilities and communication systems), and law enforcement. While townships in many other states have primary responsibility for local roads, in Michigan the county … Continued

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