Township Information

Here you may find information about the following topics:

  • Emergency Services
  • Non Emergency Numbers
  • Burn Permits
  • Zoning Permits
  • Lot Splits
  • Property Taxes
  • Roads
  • Recycling
  • Annual Clean-Up

  • Emergency Services:
    Emergency Services for Saline Township are provided by calling 911. Response is by the Washtenaw County Sheriff, the Michigan State Police, Huron Valley Ambulance (HVA), Saline Area Fire Department.

    Non Emergency Numbers:
    Fire Saline Area Fire Department: 734.429.7911
    Washtenaw County Sheriff: General Information: 734.971.8400, ext. 1000
    Michigan State Police - Ypsilanti Post: 734.482.1211

    Burn Permit:
    If you plan to have an open fire, please call the Saline Area Fire Department at 734.429.4440 to obtain a permit. Please Note that if you do not obtain a burn permit and the fire gets out of control, the homeowner will be charged for Fire Department Services!

    Zoning Permit:
    Zoning Permits are required for all buildings and decks, regardless of use and number of acres owned. They may be obtained from the Zoning Administrator. For further information contact Robert J. Marion: 734.429.4869.

    Lot Split:
    Lot Split Ordinance:
    In order to monitor the creation of new parcels a property split application must be approved by the Township. Contact the Zoning Administrator, Robert J. Marion: 734.429.4869.

    Property Tax:

    Saline Township Property Tax information is now available on line at

    Property tax receipts are available upon request. Summer deferment forms are also due in the treasurer's office by Sept. 1st.

    Late Fees for summer taxes are:

    If paid by September 30th, add 1%
    If paid by October 31st, add 2%
    If paid by November 30th, add 3%
    If paid by December 31st, add 4%
    If paid by January 31st, add 5%
    If paid by February 14th, add 6%
    If paid by February 28th, add 7%

    Winter Taxes will be mailed December 1st and are payable February 14th each year. Taxes paid late from February 15th until February 28th are assessed a one percent late fee. On March 1st, Real estate taxes are turned over to the Washtenaw County Treasurer and payable at the County office.

    All payments must be received in the Treasurer's Office no later than 5:00 p.m.on the due date. POSTMARKS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    Please make checks payable to: Saline Township.  Write your property identification number on your check for reference, and include the payment voucher portion of the tax bill with your payment.  Saline Township Treasurer,
    11700 Macon Road,
    Saline, MI 48176.

    Receipt sent upon request.

    Office Hours:
    The Township Treasurer holds office hours on Tuesday mornings from
    9 - 12. Additional hours are available by appointment. Call Treasurer Renee Luckhardt 734-368-2828 for further information.

    If you have questions regarding public roads within the township, contact the Washtenaw County Road Commission: 734.761.1500.

    Available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. A proof of residency is required.
    Recycling Bin is located at: Saline Township Hall 5731 Braun Road

    Please note: The Saline Township Hall is not a dump. The recycling service is to recycle very specific items which are listed. The township does not provide trash removal services at the township hall. If an item is not on the list, DO NOT leave it at the Saline Township Hall.


    • Paper and newspaper
    • Cardboard (please break down all boxes to save space)
    • Glass and colored glass
    • Tin


    • Feed bags, of any type, are not acceptable
    • Syringes and or needles
    • Paint cans (full or empty)
    • Styrofoam
    • Child car seats
    • Swimming pool liners
    • Liquid of any type
    • Building materials
    • Aquariums, etc.
    • Lawn mowers, snow blowers, small engines
    • Rusty mattress springs

    Annual Township Cleanup (once a year only):
    Date: Saturday May 19, 2018
    Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:55 p.m. (Drivers must leave at 2:00PM SHARP!)
    Location: Saline Township Hall


    • Household rubbish and discards
    • Limited number of tires at no charge to resident (see updated posting)
    • Old furniture
    • Mattresses
    • Iron, including appliances**.

    Will not accept:

    • Burn Barrels
    • 55 gallon drums
    • Liquids of any kind
    • Batteries
    • Fencing
    • Tree stumps
    • Large car parts
    • Construction and demolition waste (drywall, concrete, wood, bricks, roofing shingles, etc.)
      **All refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners or any other appliance with Freon must be tagged by a qualified technician who has removed the Freon, or the appliance will not be accepted.
      **Proof of residency required **

    Upcoming County Clean-up Days

    • May 13, 2017 at Chelsea High School - See the flyer and site traffic flow map for more info!
    • June 10, 2017 at Northfield Township Hall
    • September 30, 2017 in Saline
    • October 14, 2017 at Eastern Michigan University

    Washtenaw County Recycling
    Recycling, Home Toxins and Solid Waste.
    More info

    Tire Recycling limited to Annual Clean Up Day, May 19, 2018

    • Due to the cost of tire recycling, Saline Township
      will limit the number of tires accepted at "no charge" to residents.
      A mix of tires will be accepted from each residence:

    • Maximum of 8 passenger tires (car, small truck)
      (charge each additional tire $5.00)

    • Maximum of 4 medium tires (large semi truck, commercial)
      (charge for each additional tire $10.00)

    • Maximum of 2 lg. tractor tires
      (charge for each additional tire $20.00)

      Example: Saline Township Resident brings 7 passenger tires and 5 medium tires for recycling. The resident will be charged $10.00 for the additional medium tire, even though did not go over the quota for passenger tires.

      Payment: Cash only. Exact amount preferred.

      Proof of residency required for all Clean-Up and routine recycling activities.
      Note: tires are ONLY accepted for recycling during Annual Clean-Up, May 20, 2017.
      For other tire recycling options available to county residents, click on Washtenaw County.

    Questions: Contact Mary Gumtow 429-9073.

    Note: Washtenaw County provides residents with a program for disposal of flammable, poisonous, toxic and corrosive materials. The Home Toxic Reduction Center is located at 705 N. Zeeb Rd.

    Washtenaw County Recycling Links

    Web address: Quick Links: Recycling

    Solid Waste Services

    • Saline Township Residents are responsible for securing their own waste hauler

    Mailing Address:
    Saline Township
    4254 Arkona Road
    Saline, MI 48176
    Mapquest link