top of page





Monday through Thursday

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

CLOSED on Friday



(810) 686-5200


(810) 686-9394


Burn Permits

Beginning May 1st, 2019, a Burn Permit will no longer be required for Thetford Township Residents.  You must still call (810) 686-5432 EVERY TIME before you burn and follow the rules and regulations.  It is advised you keep a copy of your old permit for reference.  If you have any questions, please call the Township at (810) 686-5200 during regular business hours.

2020 Property Taxes

2020 Summer tax bills have been mailed out.   If you haven't received one, you should in the next day or so. If you have not received one by the end of July, please contact the Treasurer's Office. 

Taxes are due by September 14, 2020.  Due to COVID-19, payments are strongly encouraged to be mailed, placed in our drop box on the front of the building or paid at Independent Bank in Clio.  If you require a receipt, please write "receipt" on the bottom of your tax statement and send that in with your payment.

We ask that residents continue to use alternate methods of communicating and transacting business with the Treasurer's office whenever possible to limit person-to-person contact due to COVID-19.  When needing to contact the Treasurer's office, please just ask for the Treasurer's office and we will get back with you.

NO CASH is accepted for tax payments at the Township Hall.  Only at Independent Bank in Clio.

From The Assessor:

In order to comply with the Michigan State Tax Commission recommendations, Thetford Township Assessing Department will be reviewing 20% of parcels located within Thetford Township each year.   Starting April 1st, the Assessor, Marie Canterbury, will be conducting physical inspections of properties in the Township.  This includes measuring the exterior of the house and other structures on the property, taking pictures and interviewing owners to obtain interior characteristics of the structures.  At no time will they request to enter your house or any buildings on your property.  They will be displaying Thetford Township ID badges, which has their name on them.  You may also request to view their Michigan Driver's License to aid in identifying them.  Please direct any questions or concerns to the Thetford Township offices.

Genesee County Treasurer

For Immediate Release:

​Genesee County Treasurer's Postponement of Foreclosure due to hardship

Genesee County Residents facing foreclosure on their homes for 2017 and prior delinquent property taxes may be eligible for a postponement to eligible residents who own and reside in their home.

If you have delinquent 2017 or prior taxes, contact the Treasurer's office before the March 31, 2020 foreclosure date at 810-257-3054 to see if you may qualify for hardship postponement.  If a postponement is not granted, foreclosure will take place at the close of business on March 31, 2020.

The State of Michigan has funding available to help homeowners with their delinquent taxes through their Michigan Hardest Hit Fund Program.  Michigan residents who are delinquent on their taxes are encouraged to call 1-866-946-7432 for more information about this program.


Attention Thetford Residents:

Due to the State of Emergency declared by the State of Michigan through Governor Witmer's office, pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, actions are being taken:

As of Tuesday, March 17, 2020, the Township offices will be on a limited work schedule.  The employees will be at the Township Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.  Each office will be open to take calls and schedule appointments on a limited basis.  All payments can be placed in the drop box as well as any absentee applications.  Please do not use cash as a form of payment at this time. Items dropped in the box will have to sit for 24 hours and disinfected before they are processed.  Please feel free to contact the Township with any concerns you have and we will do the best we can to meet the needs of the residents during this time.

All in-person meetings will be canceled until further notice.  
Dump permits will not be issued until further notice.

You may reach us at (810) 686-5200.

These measures are put into place to protect the safety, welfare and health of our residents and employees.  This situation will be re-evaluated as needed.  Any and all updates will be posted on our website, Township Facebook Page and Front Doors of the building.


During the Governor's Stay-At-Home order, no building permits will be issued and no inspections will be performed.  This is per the guidance received from the State of Michigan.  Permits may be granted in the event of an emergency.  The building department is open for phone calls between the hours of 9 am to 2 pm on Mondays and Wednesdays at (810) 686-5200.



Special Meeting

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

6:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held electronically as permitted by Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-48.  The meeting will be held via zoom.  Persons wishing to participate in the meeting may do so using the log-in information found on the agenda and listed below: 


Meeting ID: 95399904109

Password: 001197

Emterra Schedule
April Emterra.jpg
bottom of page