Royalton Township
980 Miners Rd.,
Saint Joseph, MI. 49085


Office hours:
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday, except on designated holidays.
Phone: 269-429-2501
Fax: 269-429-8373


Staff Members
Manager

Steve Tilly
Building Official
Bill Boyd
Deputy Clerk
Patti Knight
Deputy Treasurer
Mary Zwar
Maintenance
Chris Laski
Shane Soteriou
Nick Barker
Contract Staff
Electrical Inspector
Ken Simpson
Mechanical Inspector
Rod Wilder
Plumbing Inspector
Phyllis Centers
Assessor
Shalice Northrop
Attorney
Jim Straub - Straub, Seaman and Allen
Engineer
John Olson

 






Welcome to

Royalton Township - Saint Joseph, Michigan

Latest News

 

 

 

 

Daylight Saving Time is coming soon..... 

 

 

Remember to change your clocks on March 12th!!

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

FAT TUESDAY

 

 

 

What is Fat Tuesday?

 

 

For most Catholics, Fat Tuesday is a celebration or time to observe the day before Ash Wednesday, as it represents the day that Jesus was sentenced to death. From Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday, people of Catholic faith make a sacrifice to stop eating something they really enjoy. This time frame is known as Lent.  In order to eat the selected sacrificial item one last time, Fat Tuesday has become known as the day when everyone (regardless of religion) allows themselves to eat the items they consider to be a tasty treat before the start of Lent. Fat Tuesday is also known as Paczki Day, when bakers sell special sweet doughnuts.

 

 

Mardi Gras is also another similar celebration that is held during this same time, and is extremely popular in New Orleans.

 

 

 

 

This year Fat Tuesday is:  Tuesday, February 28, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

             




Click on the link below for important information on how the municipalities in Cass and Berrien Counties are working together to ensure cleaner and safer water in the Lower St. Joseph River Watershed.

Lower St. Joseph River Watershed

 

Royalton Township Lift Stations are equipped with a warning light to acknowledge a possible equipment malfunction.  If the red light on a sewer lift station is on, please call the Township immediately at 429-2501, or call Chris Laski, Maintenance Department on cell phone number 876-6152, or 369-3804, or 876-6149.  Thank you!

Beginning May 14, 2005, Royalton Township Board adopted an amendment to Ordinance Number 25, "Water Rate Ordinance", which addresses Water Conservation Regulations.  This amendment allows for lawn sprinkling using municipal (city) water on days that coincide with your address.  Properties with 'even' number ending addresses (example - 1436) may use water from the public water system for the purpose of sprinkling only on 'even' numbered calendar days, and residents whose address ends in 'odd' numbers (example - 295) may use water from the public water system for the purpose of sprinkling only on 'odd' numbered calendar days.  Properties without an assigned address are considered 'odd' numbered for the purpose of this ordinance.

Exemptions for this rule are for newly planted grass, trees, and other plants for the first 30 days following planting.  Further, sprinkling of vegetable gardens is exempt from this section of the ordinance.  Also, 'sprinkling' shall not include drip irrigation systems, the use of a container such as a watering can or pitcher, or the use of hose equipment with a spring-loaded shutoff device that automatically stops the flow of water if the hose is left unattended. 


 

 

2017 Holiday Dates

 

New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 2, 2017

Spring Holiday - Friday, April 14, 2017

Memorial Day - Monday, May 29, 2017

Independence Day - Monday, July 3, 2017 and Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Labor Day - Monday, September 4, 2017

Thanksgiving - Thursday, November 23, 2017 and Friday, November 24, 2017

Christmas Holiday - Friday, December 22, 2017 and Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve - Friday, December 29, 2017

                  

 

  


 

 

FOIA forms and information is located under the Zoning Page

 

 

 

 



 

                            





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