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Welcome to Ann Arbor Charter Township.

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Recent News and Announcements

 

  • Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearings Tuesday, July 19 at 4 pm
    Zoning Board of Appeals Public Hearings Tuesday, July 19 at 4 pm

    Ann Arbor Charter Township Zoning Board of Appeals will hold two public hearings on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 4:00 pm at Township Hall, 3792 Pontiac Trail, Ann Arbor, MI  48105 to consider the following applications for variances: Application...

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  • Open Burning Ban Effective Immediately
    Open Burning Ban Effective Immediately

    Effective immediately:  By order of the Fire Chief, all open burning is currently prohibited in Ann Arbor Charter Township, and all open burn permits are cancelled. This temporary ban will remain in place until the Fire Department determines that...

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  • Register to vote before July 5 to be able to vote August 2
    Register to vote before July 5 to be able to vote August 2

    NEW voters, recently relocated citizens: Please take notice that a federal, state and local Primary Election will be held in Ann Arbor Township on Tuesday, August 2, 2016.  The last day to register in order to vote in this...

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  • Fire Department hiring paid-on-call firefighters
    Fire Department hiring paid-on-call firefighters

    The Ann Arbor Charter Township Fire Department is expanding its corps of paid on-call firefighters.  Paid on-call firefighters receive on-going training in firefighting skills and equipment operation, emergency medical service, crisis management and team building while providing a valuable...

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a little quick info on our township

 

History

History

The Township of Ann Arbour  was organized in 1827 by the Legislative Council of the Michigan Territory and the Village of Ann Arbour–which later became the City of Ann Arbor–was organized in 1833. As villages remained part of the township, the Village of Ann Arbour did not become completely detached from the township until it reorganized as the city of Ann Arbor.

 

Housing and Population

Housing and Population

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,720 people, 1,972 households, and 1,317 families residing in the township. The population density was 267.5 per square mile. There were 2,034 housing units at an average density of 115.3 per square mile. The racial makeup of the township was 81.21% White, 2.25% African American, 0.17% Native American, 13.58% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.85% from other races, and 1.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.22% of the population.

Geography

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 16.9 square miles, of which 16.7 square miles is land and 0.15 square miles, or 0.86%, is water. The city of Ann Arbor was established within the borders of Ann Arbor Township. Over the years, the city expanded, annexing portions of the township as the city grew and reducing the land area of the township. Under a 1994 boundary agreement with the City of Ann Arbor, those areas of the Township lying within the future boundaries of the city will be subject to annexation by the city.

 

Landscape

Landscape

The landscape of Ann Arbor consists of hills and valleys, with the terrain becoming steeper near the Huron River. The elevation ranges from about 750 feet along the Huron River to over 1,000 feet. Ann Arbor is known for its wide variety of trees, foliage, and its lush landscape.