Absentee Voter Information:  Ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election will be available starting September 19th.  Our office will begin mailing ballots to all voters who have submitted an application to receive an absentee ballot beginning the week of September 21st.  If you have not submitted an application for an absentee ballot and would like to do so, please contact the Township office and request an application.  Ballots may be returned to the Township office by mail, by dropping off at the Township office in person or by placing in the drop box on the west side of the Township building.  The Township office will be open on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm to apply for an absentee ballot or to drop your ballot off.  If you choose to vote by absentee ballot, please be sure to seal the envelope and to place your signature on the green return envelope containing your ballot in the place indicated.  Your ballot cannot be processed unless your signature is on the envelope in the space indicated.  All absentee ballots must be received by 8:00 pm on Election Day, November 3, 2020 to be counted.  The polls will be open from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 if you choose to vote in person.

Otsego Township

400 N. 16th Street, PO Box 257

Otsego, Michigan  49078

(269) 694 - 9434 Office

(269) 207-3819 Public Utilties Manager

(269) 694-2795 Fax

Office Hours:

Township office: Monday through Thursday, 8am to 4pm

Public Works: Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm




History and Local Sites

Otsego Township was formed in 1836 and included the present day Dorr, Hopkins, Watson and Otsego Townships. These townships were legally separated in 1842.  Otsego Village was incorporated in 1865 and granted city status in 1918. 

Located in the southeastern corner of Allegan County, Otsego Township offers it's residents a rural setting with diverse recreational opportunities.  Residents can enjoy access to the Kalamazoo River for fishing and boating, Bittersweet Ski Resort for skiing and the Lynx Golf course.  Otsego Township also offers a variety of shopping and dining establishments.

Otsego Township is a general law township served by a seven member Board of Trustees which includes a Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer and four Trustees.