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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!

Accepting Bids

Oakfield Township is accepting bids for the following:

  • Lawn care for all cemeteries

  • Snow plowing for the township hall

Bids must be submitted by noon on Monday, October 2, 2023.​

Fire Danger Level

Today's fire danger is MODERATE

Regardless of the fire danger level, you MUST obtain a burn permit.

Burn Permits

To obtain a burn permit, do one of the following:

  • Call the fire department at 616-754-5122. If no one answers, leave your name, phone number, address, and what/when you're burning.

  • Text the fire chief at 616-318-3405 with your name, phone number, address, and what/when you're burning.

  • Click here to fill out the online form.



The Township Fire Department is in need
of people to become volunteer Paid-on-Call firefighters.

Click here for an application, which can be submitted in person or emailed to

Call Fire Chief Sam Peterson at 616-754-5122

with any questions.

Question of the Month:

What is the penalty for paying my taxes late?

Summer 2023 taxes that have not been paid by 5:00 p.m. on September 14, 2023 will incur a 1% late fee per month. Please call the Treasurer's office at 616-754-5679 to find out the correct amount to pay. 

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)

Historical Commission

10:00 am, 3rd Thursday (April, June, August, October)

*at Oakfield Township Museum, 11009 Podunk Rd.

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