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Please call the Township Office for availability at (989) 624-9773.


Residential trash pickup questions:

     -Mid Michigan Waste Authority

     -Household Waste Removal Information


If you are starting a construction project:



Monday - Friday:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Lunch Time Daily:

12:00pm - 12:30pm

​2021 Holiday Closing Dates



8425 Main St.

PO Box 152

Birch Run, MI 48415

Phone: (989) 624-9773
Fax: (989) 624-1177


The regular May Township Board meeting has been rescheduled from May 11th to May 12th at 7:00 PM at the Government Room.

May 4, 2021 Special School Election

Voter Registration & Absentee Voter

Ballot Request* Office Hours:


Regular Office Hours (Mon - Fri):

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Friday Before Election (April 30th, 2021):

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Saturday Before Election (May 1st, 2021):

8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Monday Before Election (May 3rd, 2021):

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. & 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Election Day (May 4th, 2021):

7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

* Recent election law changes now allow any and all registered voters to request an absentee ballot without needing to have a reason. You can also request to be put on our permanent absentee voter ballot application list (ask office staff members for more details).




The Birch Run Township Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at the Premium Outlets of Birch Run 12373 S. Beyer Rd., Suite C-210 to review a request to amend a previously-approved special-use permit to include several proposed entertainment uses from Frederick M. Lynch, representative of Birch Run Activities d/b/a Birch Run Speedway and Event Center. The proposed uses are as follows:


  • Ability to operate the Event Center portion of the facility 365 days a year.

  • Ability to conduct five (5) Outdoor Concerts annually as part of a permanent Special-Land-Use Permit.

  • Ability to host a Halloween Haunted Houses and Trails.

  • Ability to conduct a Trunk and Treat event.

  • Ability to conduct a Christmas light display for visitors to enjoy which may include Santa Claus, Elves, Holiday Cheer, and fun for entire families.

  • Ability to permit non-racing, engineering companies to rent the track to test their products.

  • Ability to host Comedy Nights.

  • Ability to host cook-off events such as Chili and barbeque competition events.

  • Ability to host competition events such as Cornhole leagues and tournaments.

  • Ability to host graduation ceremonies.

  • Permit overnight stays for racers as they travel from long distances.


The aforementioned uses are to be located at 10945 Dixie Hwy. Birch Run, MI. 48415. Property ID #: 05-10-6-17-4003-000


A public meeting of the Township Planning Commission will occur immediately following the aforesaid public hearing at the above-described location during which the proposed amendment(s) will be considered as well as any other matters deemed appropriate by the Planning Commission.


A copy of the proposed amendments to the Special-Use Permit request may be viewed at the Birch Run Township Office at 8425 Main Street, Birch Run, Michigan, 48415, during the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. excluding 12:00 noon. – 12:30 p. m., Mondays through Fridays. Written comments should be received prior to the hearing and addressed to the Birch Run Township Planning Commission, 8425 Main Street, P.O. Box 152, Birch Run, Michigan, 48415. Questions or comments may be directed to the Birch Run Township Office at 989-624-9773 during the above hours.  At the above-described time and place all interested persons will be heard and the Township Planning Commission will receive comments from said interested persons at the hearing.


If you are disabled and need accommodations, please call the above number with your request as soon as possible; the Township will make all reasonable accommodations.



Next Township Board Meeting - May 12th, 2021 Regular Meeting

Next Planning Commission Meeting - May 11th, 2021 Special Meeting

Next Zoning Board of Appeals Meeting - April 20th, 2021 Regular Meeting

Next DDA Board Meeting - June 9th, 2021 Special Meeting