Riley Township Clinton County Michigan

Updated: September 25, 2018

Items of Note:

  • DNR DeerCheck Station has moved.  The Riley Township Hall is no longer serving as a DNR deer check station.  Other opportunities to have your deer tested for Chronic Wasting Disease are as follows:
    • Specialized Deer Processing located at 2571 W Price Rd, St Johns
      • 24-hour self-service drop box
      • DNR staff will be present 9AM - 5:30PM, Thursday - Monday from Oct 7 - Dec 7
      • 6.5 miles from Riley Township Hall
    • Fowler Conservation Club located at 3580 S Wright Rd, Fowler
      • 24-hour self-service drop box
      • 8.5 miles from Riley Township Hall
    • Eagle Park Check Station located at 14331 S Grange Rd, Eagle
      • 24-hour self-service drop box
      • DNR staff will be present 9AM - 5:30PM, Thursday - Monday from Sept 22-25 and Oct 1 - Jan 4
      • 13 miles from Riley Township Hall

  • Burn Permits to replace the three year permits that expired in December 2017 are now available at the township hall during office hours or at township meetings.
  • SMART 911 Program now available to residents of Clinton county.  See the county website for more information.

  • Land split forms: Forms needed for land splits are now available on this website within the forms and policies section.  Completed forms should be sent to the Riley Township Assessor for processing.


  • Summer taxes are due on September 14, 2018.  Taxes may be placed in the drop box at the township hall, mailed to the township office, or delivered during office hours.  The tax payment must be received at the township hall by 5pm on the date due to be considered on time.  Riley township will no longer accept postmark date as the date of payment.
  • Deferral of summer taxes:  Form for deferment of summer taxes is available on the forms page of this website.  If there are any questions regarding deferment contact the treasurer during townshipbusiness hours.
  • The treasurer will be available at the township office during regular hours as noted on home page and also from 9 AM to 5 PM on Friday September 14, 2018.

Burning Permits 

  • Non-expiring burn permits are available through the township office.  For more information see the Emergency services page of this website or contact the Clerk Lisa Powell at 517-819-6132.

Dewitt Fire Authority: The DeWitt Fire Authority is looking for men and women to become volunteer fire fighters.  Please contact the Riley Township Office if you are interested.

For more information about what is happening in your township feel free to attend a township meeting.