Mackinaw Township - General Information
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Prohibition of Recreational Marijuana Establishments Ordinance
On January 15, 2019 the members of the Mackinaw Township Board voted unanimously to adopt the Prohibition of Recreational Marihuana Establishments Ordinance. This ordinance prohibits marihuana establishments within the boundaries of Mackinaw Township and provides penalties for violation of this ordinance.
Opposition to Medical Marijuana
On June 20, 2017 the members of the Mackinaw township Board went on record stating that they are not in favor of allowing any Medical Marijuana facilities in the township and will not be adopting any ordinances authorizing such facilities.
Mackinaw Twp. is located at the northwestern tip of Cheboygan County. The northeast border runs along the Straits of Mackinac just south of Grandview Beach to the Mackinac Bridge. The SunRise Side Coastal Highway, (US 23) covers this section of the township and Michigan 108 is the westerly boundary. Hebron Township makes up the southern boundary.
Mackinaw Township Population & Census Data
As reported by the 2010 US Census Bureau Mackinaw Township had a population of 539.
Parcel Count on Township Tax Roll 2016:
Complete demographics can be found by visiting the US Census Bureau.
Population/Growth Summary (Year/Pop.)
The following reports are from the 2010 Census:
Maps & Aerial Views
Police, Fire Protection & Library Services
The township pays an annual fee for fire protection to the Village of Mackinaw City. In August 2016 a five year, one-half (.5) mill proposal was approved for the purpose of providing funds to be used by the Township for fire protection services.
"In August 2004 the Township passed a Resolution approving the District Library Agreement. In exchange for library services the township contributes an annual fee for the operation of the Mackinaw Area Public library. The main library is located at 528 W. Central Ave. Information about the services of the library may be found at the Mackinaw Area Public Library.