Updated Jul 18, 2024

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

For Meeting Notices and Information Please See The Board/Commissions Page Found Under The Departments Tab

Employment Opportunity:  

St. Joseph Township is seeking a part time Election Assistant/Office Assistant.  Click here for a full job description.

Upcoming Traffic Closure to Lincoln Ave. -

Click here for further information

Eaton Park will be closed July 23rd thru the 26th for an MDOT emergency repair to the South bridge on I-94 over Lincoln Ave.

Public Safety Millage Renewal Request - 

Click here for further information 

Homeowner Repair Opportunity – 

The Berrien County Land Bank Authority has been awarded a Community Development Block Grant.  This grant allows home repair assistance to eligible homeowners throughout Berrien County.  The Landbank anticipates assisting 12 to 15 homeowners with a maximum assistance of $40,000 for repairs.  Pre-applications are being accepted now till July 29, 2024.  See the following website for more information and the application:  https://www.berriencounty.org/317/Housing  .

Please complete the following water quality survey -   

The survey is part of the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission’s effort to gather data about community awareness and concern of water quality within Berrien and Cass counties.  This survey meets requirements of the NPDES permit within Michigan EGLE.   Click here to take the survey.  The survey may also be taken electronically by clicking here.

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!

Click here to view the SJCT Facebook Page 


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

Click here to view the 2024 Draft Master Plan

Updated Jul 18, 2024

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.

2024 Dates the Office will be Closed

Monday, January 1st - New Year's Holiday

Friday, March 29th- Spring Holiday

Friday, May 24th & Monday, May 27th - Memorial Day Weekend

Thursday, July 4th & Friday, July 5th - Fourth of July Weekend

Friday, August 30th & Monday, September 2nd - Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, November 28th & Friday, November 29th - Thanksgiving

Wednesday, December 25th & Thursday, December 26th - Christmas