Public Notice


RE: Ordinance Amendment request initiated by the township planning commission on February 6th, 2024 regarding the Township of Marilla’s ORV ordinance. 

This notice is to inform you that on March 5th 2024 at 6:30 pm the township planning commission will hold a public hearing at their regularly scheduled meeting held at 9991 Marilla Rd. Copemish MI 49625 regarding this request. 

This is a request to amend the current ORV ordinance to include use on the roads; 13 Mile, 9 Mile, Yates, Marilla and Beers. It will maintain exclusion of any state or federal highways. DRAFT DOCUMENT

Written comments may be submitted to the clerk: in person at the township hall, by mail to 9991 Marilla Rd. Copemish MI 49625, or by email to until 5 pm on March 4th 2024. 

It’s a new year and it’s an election year. There are opportunities to be involved in your local government and community; volunteer and paid. This year some of the board members will run for re-election and some will not. If you are interested in finding out what a position on the board is all about give us a call and one of us would be happy to chat with you. 
We are currently hiring for the Sexton position as well. Contact the Township Clerk for the job description and details. 
Winter Taxes were sent out December 1, 2023. If you did not receive them please contact the township hall. Also check out the Township Newsletter sent out with your taxes each time. It shares useful information regarding the community.


Are you curious about the codes on your tax forms?  Did you know that property tax code and zoning code are not the same? See the Chart below for more information.

Property Tax Codes 2023

Did you know that the township has its own code? 

Marilla Township is 51-1090

When you see your property parcel number, it will start with a 51 (county code) and a 09 (township code). The next 3 numbers relate to the section you are in. Marilla Township has 36 sections and a small area referred to as Johnson Shores. 

Do you know your school district code?

Mesick Consolidated: 83070

Benzie Central: 10015

Kaleva Norman Dickson (KND): 51045

Want to learn more? Just ask!

Marilla Township
Manistee County, MI

(231) 362-3555
9991 Marilla Rd
Copemish, MI 49625

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