Search Torch Lake Township's Website:


Below are links to Torch Lake Township departments,  officials, forms and documents.


Township facts
Helpful links
Annual budgets





Ordinance Enforcement Officer
Zoning Administrator


Board of Review
Fire Department
Planning Commission
Torch Lake Township Board
Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA)


View a list of all committees


View election information


Full roster


Pay TLT taxes online


View a complete list of forms
and applications


Zoning Ordinance
Police Power Ordinances
Pending and new ordinances
TLT Master Plan


Minutes for past meetings


Miscellaneous documents

Welcome to
Torch Lake Township

Nestled between Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay and Torch Lake, Torch Lake Township is a community of about 1,200 full time locals - coupled with additional summer residents and vacationers.

The Following Lists discuss both Both Regular and Special / Unscheduled meeting Announcements and Agendas for Both Ongoing Committees and Temporary Committees. Meeting Announcements and Agendas are Listed when Available.

Board of Review

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Planning Commission

Date: 9.10.19
Meeting type: Hearing and Meeting

Meeting and hearing for speical use application for a short term rental in Torch Lake.
View the agenda
View the hearing notice
View the application

Torch Lake Township Board

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Zoning Board of Appeals

Date: 9.11.19
Meeting type: Meeting
Description: Meeting and variance appeal.
View the agenda
View the notice
View the

Other committees, groups and hearings

EMS Human Resources Committee
Mondays until further notice
Meeting type:
Ongoing temporary committee - open to the public
The TLT Board’s EMS Human Resources Committee meets with the Township Ambulance Authority's (TAA) management team each Monday at 11:00 AM in the Community Services Building. 

The purpose of these meetings is to coordinate the transition of TLT's ambulance service from TLT's to TAA's management.

Day Park Committee
Date: 9.11.19
Meeting type: Regular meeting
Description: This is the first meeting of this new committee which reviews park areas, activities and rules
View the agenda



US 31 Closed for Construction

US Hignway 31 will be partially closed for construction between (approximately) Campbell and Barnes roads between September 9 and October 25. Expect regular delays in both North- and South-bound lanes.

Torch Lake Township.

TLT Seeking Fire Chief

TLT is seeking a Fire Chief to oversee the administration of TLT's Fire Department.

View the job description

View salary information

Torch Lake Township.

TLT Boat Launch Application

We have revised TLT's boat launch permits. If you use TLT's boat launches you need a new permit.

View details
Open the application

Torch Lake Township.

Do You Know That TLT Has A Notary Public?

TLT Treasurer Sharon Schultz offers Notary services to TLT residents. Call Sharon at (231) 599-2036 or email her at

Torch Lake Township.

Map and Directions to TLT's
Community Services Building

Below is an "aerial view" map to the Torch Lake Township Community Services Building. You can obtain driving directions to us by selecting "Get Directions".

Torch Lake Township.

View the area's community events calendar.

Torch Lake Township.

2019 Regular Community TLT Board, PC and ZBA Meeting Schedules

View TLT's Zoning Board of Appeals 2019 meeting schedule.

View TLT's Planning Commission 2019 meeting schedule.

View TLT's Board 2019 meeting schedule.

View TLT's Meeting and Meeting Notice Policies.

Torch Lake Township.

2019 TLT Holiday Schedule

TLT closes the following holidays:

  • Labor Day, Monday, September 2
  • Veterans Day, Monday, November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28
  • Day after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 29
  • Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24
  • Christmas Day, Wednesday, December 25
  • New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1

Torch Lake Township.

Street address: 2355 N US-31 | Kewadin, MI 49648
Mailing address: Post Office Box 713 | Eastport, MI 49627
Phone (231) 599-2036 | Fax (231) 599-2981
email directory

...This website was designed and search engine optimized by
Torch Lake Township.
Home page for ZKE Log Home Design.