• Eureka Charter Township Building/Park
  • Eureka Charter Township Building/Park
  • Eureka Charter Township Building/Park
  • Eureka Charter Township Building/Park

Welcome to Eureka Charter Township

Our office is OPEN Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 1 pm.  Township officials are doing a combination of work from home and work in the office.  Please call first to see if the official you want to talk to is in the office that day.

We will be practicing social distancing and now must require wearing a face mask.

For assistance, call our office at 616-754-5053.


 Township Officials Hours

Supervisor, Rod Roy, available Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Clerk, Linda Ruwersma, available Mondays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Deputy Clerk/Secretary, Deb Homant, available Tuesday through Thursday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Treasurer, Cindy Hanson and/or Deputy Treasurer, Deb Carnahan, available Fridays 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Zoning Administrator, Mark Wilkin, available Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Assessor, Megan VanHoose available by appointment. Please call 616-894-2866.

Burn Permits in Eureka Charter Township

According to Eureka Charter Township Ordinance #25, you MUST have a burn permit to burn in the Township.  See rules and regulations in section 8 of Ordinance #25.  

Applications to burn are available on our website under Forms and in our office.  A burn application must be filled out and approved by the Zoning Administrator before you will get a permit number.  Once that form is on file, you can be issued a permit number good for 4 days at a time.  You may call or come in to get a new permit number each time you need to burn You do NOT need a burn permit if burning in a fire pit or burning barrel with a grate or cover.  If you have any questions, please contact Eureka Charter Township and ask to speak with the Zoning Administrator.


Township Meetings


are held on the second Monday of each month.


are held on the third Wednesday of each month.

Both are held at 7:00 pm at the Township Hall.

The public is always invited!


2020 Census


Please be sure to participate in this very important count.  It's easy to do online, with only 9 questions and a minimal amount of time needed to answer them!

Visit https://my2020census.gov/


Board of Review Dates for 2020

JBOR:  Tuesday, July 21 @ 5:00 pm
DBOR:  Tuesday, December 15 @ 5:00 pm



A Public Hearing has been scheduled during the regular Planning Commission Meeting on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 7:00 pm to amend Zoning Ordinance #79, adding Drive-Thru Requirements to Sections 11.4 and 14.5.

Attention, Voters!

Important Dates for

November 3, 2020



Mon., Oct. 19:  Last day to register to vote in any manner other than in person with the local clerk for Nov.3 General Election

Oct. 20-Nov. 3:  In-person voter registration with local clerk with proof of residency

Oct. 30:  Electors wishing to obtain an Absent Ballot BY MAIL must file an application with the clerk by this date

Saturday, Oct. 31:  Hall will be open from 8 am to 4 pm to receive and vote an absent voter ballot in person

Mon., Nov. 2:  Hall will be open 9 am to 4 pm for those wishing to obtain an absentee ballot and vote in person

Tues., Nov. 3:  GENERAL ELECTION  Polls will be open from 7 am to 8 pm