Clean-up Day has been moved to October 17th,  9 am – 1 pm

As of now, the Mears Arts and Crafts Festival is still scheduled for July 18, 9 am – 4 pm.  

May 26, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting


Due to the governor’s executive order:     

Golden Township offices will be closed to the public. 

We will be answering phone calls and emails, and processing zoning permits and short-term rental permits via phone, email or postal mail.

2020 Census  ~ Very Important Information  –Please follow do your part in the census.  It is very important for the township to receive credit for all residents.  It effects our state revenue sharing and grant opportunities. 

If you have more than one home, you may receive the Census at multiple addresses.  If this is your principle residence, you vote here, and spend the majority of your time here, you should fill out the census paperwork that has your Golden Township address on it.   

Silver Lake 2019 Aquatic Vegetation, Water Quality, and 2020 Management Recommendations Report

Silver Lake Study – Fisheries Resource Report 2020

Real ID takes effect this fall, 2020 -click for more information


Taxes may no longer be paid at the township.  They now need to be paid at the Oceana County Treasurers Office.  Call 231 873-3980 for the correct amount you need to pay.      



Treasurer: M W F | 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Assessor: M F | 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Zoning: M T F | 9 am – 2:30 pm
Clerk: M W F | 8:30 am – 2:30 pm


Township Board Meeting
Second Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the Golden Township Hall

Planning Commission Meeting
Last Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the Golden Township Hall

ZBA Meeting
Third Tuesday of the month at 7:30 pm at the Golden Township offices (WHEN NEEDED)

Mission Statement

“To preserve the integrity of the environment, promote sustainable economic growth and assist in implementing programs and services for the benefit of all current and future Golden Township residents”