Clayton Township
2011 S. Morrish Road
Swartz Creek, MI. 48473

Township Hall
Phone: 810.635.4433
Fax: 810.635.4526

Township Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 1pm

Police Department:
Phone: 810-635-3230
Fax: 810-635-3244

Police Department Hours:
Monday-Friday: 9am - 4pm

Emergency calls dial 911

Clayton Township Forms & Permits Clayton Township Tax & AssessingClayton Township Building & Zoning


 Welcome to Clayton Township

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Clayton Township Police Department

Graphic designed by Lieut. Rich Tesner

Swartz Creek Area Fire Department currently has openings for firemen.

Part-time/Paid on call position

* 18 Years old

* Highschool Diploma or GED

*Resident of Clayton Township or City of Swartz Creek

* SCAFD will train

If you are interested please contact SCAFD at 810-635-2300.


For a listing of ALL meetings and Public Hearings, please visit our “Upcoming Events” page by clicking below:



Genesee County Road Commission has issued a letter regarding:

Political Signs:  Singage in the Right-of-Way of Public Roads

We are currently looking for a citizen representative for the Flushing Senior Citizens.

If you are interested please call Mike Crockett at 810-635-4433



MEDIA RELEASE – Bridge Closure – 6.24.16

AND Construction of Bristol Road roundabout starts July 6 in Genesee County:


Special waste drop-off facilities in Genesee County:



Consumers Energy will be contacting citizens door to door along Potter Rd regarding poles being replaced.  Employees of the utility and contractors for the utility all carry ID Badges to corroborate who they are.  Please be aware that they are legitimately contacting residents.


If you are interested, contact Dennis Milem at:

(810) 635-4433 or email:


Clayton Township Assessors are currently in the field actively evaluating properties and will be continuing to assess properties for 2016 over the next few months. Click HERE for a map of the the Sections under review. Assessors will have photo I.D.’s and will be driving vehicles that are clearly marked as Clayton Township representatives. If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to call the Township Offices at 810.635.4433 or email

dog tags n flag    ATTENTION DISABLED VETERANS – 2015 A special note to the Veterans of Clayton Township:  You may qualify for an exemption on your residential, Homestead Property Tax.  You must apply, annually, by submitting the required paperwork (Affidavit, Veteran’s Administration documentation) to the Assessor, Heather MacDermaid, at Clayton Township.  An application is made by submitting a completed Affidavit for Disabled Veterans Exemption prior to the start of the March, July, or December Board of Review meeting dates.   For 2015, the July Board of Review may grant the exemption for 2013 if the applciant otherwise qualified for the exemption but didn’t file the affidavit and supporting documentation at the 2015 Board of Review in December.     Click here to read Michigan’s Veteran’s Affidavit to see if you qualify.  Click here to download the Affidavit for Disabled Veteran’s Exemption Application.

Please note:  This is a new program which was implemented by the State of Michigan in November, 2013.  Requirements, deadlines and submission information continues to be modified as the program is established.  Please continue to check this website and/or the State of Michigan website for updates.

Download:  2015 Disabled Veteran’s Affidavit 

 Finding major potholes?



Public Service, General Information:


The Genesee County Road Commission has issued a list of bridges in Genesee County with revised weight limits. Click here for the complete list and limits.