Monroe Charter Township


July Board of Review

Please be advised that the Monroe Charter Township Board of Review will meet on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 9 am to 12 pm and 4 pm to 7 pm at the Township Hall.  This meeting is to correct clerical errors and mutual mistakes of fact. They also have authority to consider appeals related to Principal Residence Exemption, Qualified Agricultural Exemption, Poverty Exemption and Disabled Veteran’s Exemption.

For the 2020 July Board of Review, per Executive Order 2020-87(3)(b) and (d), protests under Section 30 of the General Property Tax Act, MCL 211.30, and any other matters that are properly before the March Board of Review Under MCL 211.30 may be heard.

Letter appeals are acceptable and shall be received one (1) day prior to said meeting.


Custer Ball

Please click the link below for updates on Custer Ball

LINK: Covid-19 Preparedness and Response Plan for Custer Ball


Property Owners

The Monroe Charter Township Assessing Department will be updating properties in your neighborhood. This includes the plats of Bolles Harbor, Avalon Beach, Greenings Bay Side, Bayshore, Lake Erie front properties and properties along Laplaisance and Lighthouse Roads during the spring/summer of 2020 until completion of the entire area. Michigan law requires townships to maintain accurate and updated property record cards. It is recommended by the State Tax Commission that 20% of properties in each class be visited each year.


Other Notices

  • We will not be issuing passports at this time due to COVID-19.
  • The regularly scheduled July 8, 2020 Zoning Board of Appeal hearing has been cancelled. No items were received or requested that would require an agenda. If needed, the next regularly scheduled hearing will be August 12, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
  • The regularly scheduled August 10, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting has been cancelled. No items were received or requested that would require an agenda. If needed, the regularly scheduled meeting will be September 14, 2020.


Effective Monday June 15, 2020

Monroe Charter Township Office is now open to the public.
Please contact the appropriate department below to schedule appointments:


For building inspections, please call: 734-735-4801

Please utilize the drop box at the main entrance for any correspondence. For assistance or questions please email the appropriate department.


We need your input!

Please take a few minutes to fill out a survey regarding walking and bicycling. We are trying to gauge the level of support for the Monroe Trail Loop among residents and visitors of the area. Your responses will help us plan for the future of the trail.

The survey is available HERE.


Don’t Forget to fill out the 2020 Census

Every person counts!  Federal money for communities and quality of life programs is determined by the census. Please fill out and submit your 2020 Census questionnaire today one of three ways: online at, by paper questionnaire or by phone at 844-330-2020, from 7 a.m. to 2 a.m., seven days a week, ET.