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Plainfield Charter Township
6161 Belmont Ave, NE
Belmont, MI  49306-9609

Phone: 616-364-8466
Fax: 616-364-6537

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Public Notices
  Township Clerk's Department Staff:

Phone (616) 726-8883


  Deputy Clerk

Here you will find all the "breaking news" from Plainfield Township-- including newly enacted Ordinances, notice of Special Meetings, Special Announcements, and special invitations for public comment.



Plainfield Township residents can bring their Christmas trees to Versluis park for recycling through January 31st.


Notice is hereby given to all persons liable to assessment of taxes in the Charter Township of Plainfield, County of Kent, State of Michigan,

The Plainfield Charter Township Board of Review will be in session and meet by appointment at the Township Hall – 6161 Belmont Avenue; Belmont, Michigan 49306 on:

Monday, March 9, 2015
From 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
From 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Appointments may be made by calling 616-726-8880 before Monday, March 9, 2015. Residents and Non-residents may appeal by letter addressed to the Board of Review, 6161 Belmont Avenue NE, Belmont, Michigan 49306 if received no later than Monday, March 9, 2015.

The Board of Review will upon the request of any person who is assessed on the assessment roll, or of his/her agent, and upon sufficient cause being shown, correct the assessment is such manner as will in their judgment make the valuation thereof relatively just and equal.

Real Estate Factor: In accordance with Act. No. 165 of the Michigan Public Acts of 1971, and Act. No. 114 of 1980, it is estimated that the tentative assessment equalization factor for 2015 will be:

Commercial 1.0000
Industrial 1.0000
Residential 1.0000
Personal 1.0000

Jay D. Spencer, Supervisor
Teresa Zimmerman, Assessor



  • November 4, 2014:  An ordinance to amend the Sewage Disposal Ordinance (Chapter 38, Article III, Division 3 of the Plainfield Charter Township Code) to revise the manner in which the North Kent Sewer Authority connection fee is assessed and collected.  Ordinance #861

  • January 5, 2015: Ordinance to amend the the zoning ordinance of Plainfield Charter Township. Ordinance #862

Click here for the Complete Township Code of Ordinances and the Complete Township Zoning Ordinance.










February 2, 2015


The Charter Township of Plainfield, County of Kent will hold a public hearing to consider potential projects for which funding may be applied under the CDBG Small Cities Program for Program Year 2015-2016. Suggestions for potential projects will be solicited, both verbally and in writing, from all interested parties. The expected amount of CDBG funds for this program year will be discussed along with the range of projects eligible under this program, as well as a review of previously funded projects. The hearing will be held at 7:00 PM on Monday, February 2, 2015 at Plainfield Township Hall, located at 6161 Belmont Avenue NE. Further information can be obtained by contacting the Township Superintendent’s Office at (616) 726-8888. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, individuals needing special accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services) during this hearing should notify the Office of the Clerk at Plainfield Township Hall, 6161 Belmont Avenue NE, (616) 364-8466 at least three days prior to the hearing to be attended.

Stephanie McMillen, CMC Deputy Clerk