2019 Burn Permit

Residents no longer have to stop by Township Hall to obtain a permit, call a hotline before burning, and there is no longer a fee. Please print the 2019 burn permit by clicking here. Replacement forms can be printed at any time throughout the year. It must be signed, dated, and on site during burning. Printed copies are also available at Township Hall upon request. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 248-651-4440.

Phragmites Outreach Program

Do you have phragmites? You can now request a free, no obligation cost estimate to treat phragmites from Oakland Township Parks and Recreation. Residents can submit the completed form with a map of their property showing the affected areas to Parks and Recreation by mail - (4393 Collins Rd. Rochester, MI 48306) by email - bvanderweide@oaklandtownship.org or in person at the Paint Creek Cider Mill 2nd Floor (4480 Orion Rd. Rochester, MI 48306)

Phragmites does not recognize property boundaries! Catch your Phragmites while it is small and easy to control for the best results.

Fire Department CPR Training

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Upcoming NOHAZ Collection

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Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Time: 8:00am - 2:00pm
Location:Oakland Community College, Highland Lakes Campus
7350 Cooley Lake Road, Waterford (Enter from Hospital Road)
Get a jump start on your spring cleaning and safely dispose of your hazardous waste at the first of five NOHAZ events. For $10, residents of Oakland Township can dispose of electronics, pesticides, paint, cleaning solutions, batteries and more. More information can be found at www.nohaz.com

Property Tax Information

2019 Summer tax bills were mailed to residents on July 1, 2019 and are due September 16, 2019. Payments received after September 16, 2019 will be assessed interest at a rate of 1.0% per month until paid. For payment options, Click Here. To view important property information including 2019 taxes, Click Here.  
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Parks and Recreation Newsletter

Check out the latest issue of Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Newsletter! In it you will find upcoming events, fitness/nature/outdoor adventure programs being offered and a map of Oakland Township parks. Click Here to view the Parks and Recreation Summer Newsletter.

Roundabout at Adams Road and Gunn Road

The Road Commission of Oakland County has issued a press release regarding the upcoming construction of a roundabout at Adams Road and Gunn Road. The tentative start date for the project is June 17, 2019, once school breaks for summer. 
 Click here to read more.


The Paint Creek Trail between Dutton and Silverbell Roads will be closed beginning Monday, June 17, 2019 for the Bridge 33.7 replacement project. This section of the trail will be closed until early September 2019. There is no detour. Please plan your visit to the Paint Creek Trail accordingly. 
 Please follow the Paint Creek Trail on Facebook and Twitter or visit www.paintcreektrail.org for the latest construction updates and trail closure information.
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Mandated Water Storage Discussion

The presentation for the Board of Trustees June 11 meeting regarding MDEQ mandated water storage is now available here.

We're hiring!

From full-time to part-time, we have several job openings. Check them out here.

Charter Township of Oakland's Manager Candidates

Follow the link below to watch the second round of interviews with Township Manager candidates Adam Kline and Anthony Moggio held on Monday, April 8, 2019.

The role of the Oakland Township Manager is critical to implementing Township policies, overseeing the daily activities of the Township, and implementing the ordinances, policies and plans of the community. 

Gallagher Creek Park is OPEN!

Stop by to see the new features: Picnic pavilion, restrooms and new playground equipment including 3 slides, swings, a see saw and spinner.
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Iron Removal Workshop Videos Available

Videos from the August 22, 2018 iron removal workshop are now available here.

Fire Department Hiring!

Oakland Township Fire Department is currently seeking applicants to fill part-time positions available within the department.


Oakland Township, A Safe Place to Live!

We are so very pleased to share this great news about our Township! Oakland Township has been named the second safest community in the State of Michigan and also ranked #16 on the list of safest cities for the entire United States!

Oakland Township Water Systems Survey Report

Project Innovations was retained in June 2017 by the Oakland County Water Resources Commissioner's Office to distribute a water systems survey to Oakland Township businesses/residents in the Southeast and Southwest Water System Districts. On August 14, 2017 letters of invitation with separate surveys for the Southeast and Southwest Districts were mailed to 2,958 residents. There was a total of 2,204 mailed to the Southwest District and 754 mailed to the Southeast District.
Click here to see their full report.

Oakland County Water Resources Commission presented and discussed the results of the water survey during the Oakland Township Board of Trustees Regular Meeting on October 24, 2017. To view the meeting click here.



"Private well water testing vital for safe drinking water"
To view the full press release click here.

Storm Water Permit Application

Oakland Township has submitted its Storm Water Discharge Permit Application to the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.



Oakland County will now be offering the OakAlert system to anyone interested in  receiving an email and/or text message with warnings and updates regarding emergency situations in Oakland County. Read More...

Best Practices for Outdoor Water Use

Outdoor water use, primarily sprinkling of lawns, greatly affects water pressure and sizing of water system infrastructure when sprinkling is scheduled during peak demand times. Read More...

Township Online Video Report Available

The township's online video provider, Telvue, provides monthly usage data. Read More...

Website Viewing Issues?

Are you having trouble viewing the new website? The new website is optimized for viewing in Internet Explorer version 10. Read More...

Calling All Photo Enthusiasts!

Welcome to your new Charter Township of Oakland website!  As part of updating our website, we are seeking donations of photographs.