• View documents explaining the process of requesting records from the Township, and any fees that may apply for assembly and delivery of physical records.

  • Accessmygov.com offers so much information right at your fingertips.

  • Learn more about how to obtain a burn permit as well as guidelines and restrictions for open burning.

  • This service allows you to search for a specific record within the Utility Billing database on which to make a payment.

  • This service allows you to make a tax bill payment for a specific property within your Municipality.

  • New to Thornapple Township? Download our welcome packet containing important phone numbers, information about our township, local schools, and more!

A Place to Work.
A Place to Call Home.

Thornapple Township offers a unique blend of commercial, educational, agricultural and residential communities.

If you’re looking for the perfect place to call home or the ideal location to grow your business, our Township has everything you are looking for! We invite you to review our Township showcase below.

New Resident Documents

  • Emergency Services

    Keeping Residents Safe

    Thornapple Township provides fire-rescue and ambulance (advanced life support) transport response for residents of Thornapple Township through a voted fire millage and service fees. In addition, a portion of Irving Township contracts with Thornapple Township for fire-rescue services.

    Township police services are provided by the Barry County Sheriff’s Department and the Michigan State Police.

  • Agriculture

    Local Farming

    Agriculture plays an important role in Thornapple Township and Barry County as a whole. The farming methods being adapted in the county are seen as being innovating and environmentally beneficial and sustainable. With this, we also enjoy many farming communities throughout our Township.

  • Thornapple-Kellogg Schools

    Enjoy Great Schools

    Our Township is proud to have Thornapple-Kellogg ‘TK’ (Middleville) schools available to residents. The mission of TK schools is to support the Thornapple Kellogg District in encouraging and developing the positive potential of each student – past, present and future.

  • Scenery

    Enjoy Nature

    We are proud to be located in a beautiful nature area, providing residents and community members with walking trails, hiking trails, local lakes and ponds and beautiful farm land. Take the time to drive our local roads and just enjoy the year round scenery!

  • Rural Subdivisions

    Nature Close to Home

    So many more appealing options await outdoors when you choose to live in a beautiful, rural subdivision within Thornapple Township. Bordered by farm land, many of our subdivisions allow families to enjoy amazing views, safety, and let kids enjoy playing outdoors and experiencing nature.

  • Kayaking on the River

    Spend Time Outdoors

    Thornapple Township provides residents and community members the ability to get outdoors and spend time in the fresh air. A local favorite is spending the day kayaking with family and friends on the Thornapple River!