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Oakfield Township, Kent County

Welcome! We want to continue to offer our residents more ways to access information. Contact us with any questions or suggestions. Thank you!


Deputy Clerk Needed:

If interested, please apply in person or by email. Please email applications to

To see a job description, please click this link.

Question of the Month:

Who do I talk to if I have a question about…

• Commercial property zoning or questions, special use questions, or general township questions/concerns?

Supervisor Greg Dean

• Combinations or splits of property, Principal Residence Exemption (PRE), Property Transfer Affidavit (PTA), Veteran’s Exemption, Poverty Exemption, assessed value of my property, or name/address changes?

Assessor Matthew Smith

• FOIAs, notarizing documents, elections, absentee voting, or cemeteries?

Clerk Sue Trainer

• My tax bill, special assessments, or escrow questions?

Treasurer Betsy Koett

• Scram Lake billing, hall rentals, ball field reservations, or dog licenses?

Deputy Treasurer/Receptionist Amy Christensen

• Burn permits or reflective address signs?

Fire Chief Sam Peterson

• Zoning, building any structure (house, addition, pole barn, fence, etc.) on my property, or permits for building, electrical, mechanical, or plumbing?

Professional Code Inspections (PCI) 616-877-2000

Current Office Hours:
Monday & Thursday 

8:00 am-12:00 pm
Tuesday & Wednesday
8:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Closed on Friday

2023 Holiday Hours

Clerk's Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-12:00 pm
*Occasionally the clerk is out of the office during hours due to meetings. Please call ahead to confirm.

Treasurer's Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am-12:00 pm

*Call to check for hours during tax season.

Assessor's Hours

Tuesday & Wednesday

8:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:00 pm-5:00 pm

Building Inspector's Hours

Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 am-10:30 am

Meeting Schedule:

Township Board of Trustees

6:30 pm, 2nd Tuesday each month

Planning Commission
7:00 pm, 3rd Tuesday (as called)

Zoning Board of Appeals
7:00 pm, 4th Tuesday (as called)

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