Master Plan Draft

The Galien Township Planning Commission has developed a draft Master Plan defining the community’s vision and goals.  The proposed plan has been approved by the Township Board for distribution and is now available for review here.

Building Permit Now Available Online

Access the Building Permit on the Building Codes and Permits Page.

Village Park Rental (@American Legion)

Please note that the Park is owned and operated by the Village of Galien, not the Township, contact the Village Office to arrange rental.

Winter Property Tax Bills

Winter property tax bills will be mailed by December. Find more information on our Property Tax Page, including how to setup a payment plan for your taxes to avoid foreclosure.

Drop Box

There is now an after-hours drop box at the Township Office, located on the exterior of the building for your convenience.  Mail to the Township can be deposited in it when the office is closed.

Cemetery Map Verification Assistance Desired

Want to help with an important project for our community?  The Cemetery Committee needs volunteers to help verify burial information on our maps.  Contact the Township Clerk for details.

Cemetery Information Needed!!!!

The Township has undertaken a major project of reviewing and computerizing its Cemetery records.  This is being done in an effort to improve and preserve the records for future generations. 

As part of this project, we are looking for copies of Cemetery Deeds issued from October 1986 thru December 1997.


If you have a Cemetery Deed issued in this time frame, we would like to get a copy of it so that our records can be updated.


Please contact the Township Office at (269) 545-8143 or email the Township Clerk to make arrangements to provide copies.  We appreciate your assistance with this project!!!

Email Distribution List

We are starting a community mass email distribution list to communicate important Township information. If you wish to be added to this list, please provide your email here or by contacting the office.

Notary Services Available

The Township is now offering complimentary notary services during office hours listed on calendar or by special appointment.  Contact the Township Clerk for details.

Firefighters Wanted!!!

Interested in helping your community?  The Galien Township Fire Department is currently accepting applications for paid, on-call firefighters.   If interested, please contact Fire Chief Ted Chase by leaving a message with the Fire Department at 269-545-8370.

Township Meeting Schedule

 Galien Township calendar of upcoming regular meetings, special meetings and office hours listed below (click or tap on meeting to see more details)

Individuals with disabilities or the need for auxiliary aids should contact the Township Clerk at 269-545-8143, or send correspondence to the Galien Township Hall, P.O. Box 246, Galien, MI 49113, not less than five days before the meeting. 


All meetings will be held at the Township Office/Fire Station, 305 Kiley Drive, Galien, MI 49113, unless otherwise noted in the above posting.