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Oakfield Township, Kent County

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Pay your taxes online...

  • Click here to pay using a credit card or e-check online. There is a fee for using this service.   

  • Online payments are unavailable from 5:01 p.m. on February 28 through July 1.

  • Other ways to pay?  Click here...

Job Posting: Deputy Assessor 

Oakfield Township is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Assessor. Please click on this link for the job description.

Click on the Employment Application and submit it to the township hall or email it to assessor@oakfieldtwp.org

Fire Danger Level

Today's fire danger is HIGH.

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.

Solar and Wind Ordinances

The Oakfield Township Board voted unanimously for the following ordinances at the meeting on Tuesday, July 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Solar Energy Systems

Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Question of the Month:

Why am I getting more than one application for an absentee ballot? 


Why am I receiving an application for an absentee ballot if I didn't request one?

Oakfield Township only sends applications for absentee ballots to those who request them. There are third parties who mail them out as well; however, the township can not control who they are sent to.

If you have any questions regarding any application that is sent to you, please contact the clerk's office at 616-754-5679.


The Township Fire Department is in need
of people to become volunteer Paid-on-Call firefighters.
Call Fire Chief Sam Peterson at
email: firechief@oakfieldtwp.org

Meeting Schedule:

Township Board of Trustees
7:00 pm, 2nd Tuesday each month

*Exception: Nov 8 meeting will be held Nov 10 due to election

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

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

2022 Historical Commission Meeting Dates

2022 Fire Auxiliary Meeting Dates

Clerk's Hours
Monday-Thursday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Closed on Friday
*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 to 12:00 pm
Closed on Friday

*Call to check for hours during tax season.

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