Township Services

ELECTIONS: Federal, State, County, Township, and Howell Public School elections are held at the Township Hall for Precinct 2 and at M-TEC, Transwest Industrial Park, 1240 Packard Drive for Precincts 1 and 3. Voter Registration is available at the Clerk’s office at the Township Hall during business hours or at any Secretary of State office and County Clerk’s Office. For further information, the Howell Township Election Coordinator may be reached at (517) 546-2817 ext. 105.

FIRE:  Fire service is provided by the Howell Area Fire Authority (517) 546-0560. 

HOWELL CARNEGIE LIBRARY:

LAND DIVISION:  Land divisions in Howell Township are handled through the  Land Division Review Board. Contact Assessor (517) 546-2817 ext. 111 for further information.

LAND USE PERMITS: A Land Use Permit must be obtained for any structures such as fences, swimming pools, buildings, additions, alterations to buildings, and demolition of buildings. Applications for Land Use Permits are available at the Township Hall. Questions should be directed to Zoning Administrator at (517) 546-2817 ext. 108.

MEMBERSHIPS:  Howell Township is a member of Michigan Township Association; Recycle Livingston; Howell Area Fire Authority; Marion, Howell, Oceola, Genoa Water Authority; Michigan Society of Planners; Livingston County Supervisors Association; Livingston County Clerk Association; Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks; International Institute of Municipal Clerks;  Livingston County Treasurers Association; Howell Carnegie District Library; Livingston County Economic Development Council.

NOTARY SERVICE:  Several employees at the Township Hall are qualified to provide Notary Service. There is no fee for this service.

POLICE:  Howell Township is serviced by the Livingston County Sheriff's Department (517) 546-2440 and the Michigan State Police.

PUBLIC NOTICE:  Public notices are posted at the front door of the Township hall, on the home page of this website, and published in the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus.

ROADS: Township roads are maintained through the Livingston County Road Commission (517) 546-4250

SEWER: Howell Township residents with municipal sewer are serviced through the Howell Township Waste Water Treatment Plant. Billing questions should be directed to Utilities Clerk (517) 546-2817 ext. 104.
SEWER EMERGENCIES - 1-517-719-7486.

SITE PLAN REVIEWS: The Zoning and Planning Department can be reached at (517) 546-2817 ext. 108.

TAX COLLECTION: The Treasurer’s department at the Township Hall collects both summer and winter taxes, issues dog licenses, and checks special assessments. For information regarding taxes, call (517) 546-2817 ext. 101. All tax information is available through the link to BS&A software from the home page. 

WATER: Howell Township residents with municipal water are serviced through the Marion, Howell, Oceola, Genoa Water (M H O G) Authority.  Billing questions should be directed to Utilities Clerk (517) 546-2817 ext. 104. 
WATER  EMERGENCIES  - 1-888-481-0439.

WATERSHED:  Phase II Shiawassee River website: