The General Election is November 4, 2014.  Polls will be open from 7 am – 8 pm. Absentee Ballots are available by mail through Saturday, November 1 by 2:00 pm.  The Clerk will be in the office on Saturday from 8 am – 2 pm.  Absentee Ballots can be requested on Monday, November 3 until 4:00 pm; however, ballots requested on the 3rd have to be voted on premises.  The registration deadline for this election was October 6.

Precinct #1 – Lawton Community Center

Precinct #2, #3, #5 – Antwerp Activity Center

Precinct #4 – Township Board Room

Have questions about the ballot?  Wondering if you are registered?  Visit the Michigan Voter Information Center.


Halloween Trick-or-Treat hours are from 5 – 8 pm on Halloween, October 31.


Tax Collection

Summer 2014 tax bills are due Monday, September 15.  Summer taxes can still be paid at Antwerp Township after the 15th, however 1% interest will be added starting on the 16th.  An additional 1% will be added starting October 1 and with each new month.  The Antwerp Township Treasurer, Bonnie Osborne or a bonded Township Employee, will be available to collect taxes at the Antwerp Township Office, 24821 Front Avenue, Mattawan. Office hours are Monday – Thursday 7:00 -11:30 AM & 12:00 -5:00 PM, closed Fridays. If you are requesting tax bill amounts or payment information all data is available following the link below (note: payments made at Van Buren County Treasurer’s Office will NOT be posted on this website):

Now accepting Credit Card Payments Online!

Antwerp Township has recently signed an agreement to participate in credit card tax payments with Paymentus Corporation. They accept payments using: Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Please note that there will be a 2.65% service fee charged for using this service. Your account number is your 12 digit parcel number without the dashes.

Payment Link is *This link is only active July 1 – February 28

You can also use the automated phone service by dialing 1-877-506-3117

Credit card tax payments cannot be made at Antwerp Township.



Upcoming Meetings: (Click on date for agendas)

2014 Annual Meeting Schedule

Planning Commission Meeting:          Wednesday, November 5 at 7:00 pm

Township Board Meeting:                  Tuesday, November 11 at 7:00 pm

Zoning Board of Appeals:                   TBD

Antwerp Township Seniors:               TBD

Minutes & Agendas