Updated Jun 2, 2023

Tools to access Township services

  • Permit forms, Assessing information forms, Tax information and much more can be accessed from this website under Departments.  Also, check out this main page of the website for current general information.
  • You may email the Township at info@sjct.org.
  • Secured, camera monitored, and frequently checked drop boxes, both curbside and at the building to the left of the main entrance door are available to drop off payments and other documents.
  • You may send information via postal mail to St. Joseph Charter Township, P.O. Box 147, St. Joseph, MI 49085.  Our mail is collected M-F.
  • You may phone the Township on the main line at  (269) 429-7703.  Building Inspector (269) 930-2453.  The main phone line is answered M-F 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • TextMyGov is a new smartphone texting application that allows you to text in a number to look up Township information.  You may also text in a number that will allow you to receive notifications from the Township.  
  • The Township also sends information to its Facebook page at St. Joseph Charter Township

Job Opening - 

St. Joseph Township Police Department Support Staff, click here for more information. 

Electronic Meeting Notices -

Public Hearing Notice for June 5th meeting for Commercial Facilities Exemption Request click here 

Electronic Meeting Notice for June 5, 2023 Board of Trustees Noon Workshop - click here to view 

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87530822633?pwd=SFhTdzJhb1FWY1FySnE4bGxQVktjUT09

Click here to view workshop agenda 

Electronic Meeting Notice for June 5, 2023 Board of Trustees 6:00 p.m. Meeting - click here to view 

Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81016755871?pwd=U05vbUlOK0hxT0M1N1oxdExlek8yZz09

Napier Ave. Non-motorized Path Project - 

Construction of the Napier Avenue non-motorized path is now occurring on the North side of the road with one lane of traffic closed. 

2023 Recycling Events for Berrien County Residents - 

Click here to view schedule of events 

Municipal Civil Infractions Ordinance Adopted –

The following ordinance was approved and adopted at the October 3rd Board of Trustees meeting and will become effective January 1, 2023.

Click here to view the ordinance as adopted.

Dog License - 

Due to procedure changes, dog licenses are no longer available at St. Joseph Charter Township Hall and may now be purchased through Berrien County Animal Control.  Licenses may be purchased in  person at 1400 S. Euclid Ave., Benton Harbor or on-line at berriencounty.org click on departments then animal control.  If you have any questions regarding dog licenses you may reach Berrien County Animal Control at 269-927-5648.

Assessing Information Is Now Available Online -  

Click here to to access assessing information, such as assessor cards, at no cost to users. 

Check out our Facebook page!

It's St. Joseph Charter Township with a picture of the hall.   Click https://www.facebook.com/St-Jo...to go directly.   If you "like" and "follow" you can be up on the latest happenings in the township.   You can also get information at https://www.facebook.com/SJTwp..., the St. Joseph Township Police Department.   Also check out our fire departments pages, https://www.facebook.com/Sjctf..., https://www.facebook.com/sjctf....


For Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) please click on the following:

FOIA- Public Summary Of Procedures And Guidelines

FOIA- Procedures And Guidelines




Master Plan

Master Plan Part 1 Of 4 2017

Master Plan Part 2 Of 4 2017

Master Plan Part 3 Of 4 2017

Master Plan Part 4 Of 4 2017

Updated Jun 2, 2023

Special Meetings

Township Meetings

Township Board of Trustees 1st Monday of the Month 12 pm - Workshop 6 pm - Regular Meeting

Planning Commission 6:30 pm - 2nd Tuesday Monthly

Zoning Board of Appeals 7 pm - 2nd Wednesday (As Requested)

Meetings are held at the Township Hall and are open to the Public.

2023 Dates the Office will be Closed

Monday, January 2nd - New Year's Holiday

Friday, April 7th- Spring Holiday

Friday, May 26th & Monday, May 29th - Memorial Day Weekend

Monday, July 3rd & Tuesday, July 4th - Fourth of July Weekend

Friday, September 1st & Monday, September 4th - Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th - Thanksgiving

Monday, December 25th & Tuesday, December 26th - Christmas