Riley Township Clinton County Michigan

Updated: November 2023

December Board of Review at Riley Township Hall

The Riley Township December  Board of Review will meet on Tuesday, December 12, 2023 at 8am in the Township Board Meeting Room at 7110 W Pratt Rd, DeWitt, MI.  this meeting is being held pursuant to State of Michigan General Property Tax Law for corrections of mutual mistakes of fact, clerical errors, appeals of principal residence exemptions, consider poverty exemption requests, process disabled veteran exemption affidavits, correction of qualified errors, and other matters as deemed permissible for the July Board of Review to decide.  Appointments are not required but if an appointment is desired contact the township assessor, Sarah Payton.  Contact information for Sarah is available on the home page.

Briggs District Library is available at Riley Township Hall

The 4th Tuesday of the month, 4:30pm - 5:30pm thru November 2023 will be library day here at the township hall.  Representatives from Briggs District Library will be here with books and crafts available for the young and young at heart.  You can check out a book, get your library card, learn about Libby and the digital products available through the library, and many other programs and services.  If you can't make it into town for the library this is your opportunity to make use of the services here within your own community.  Please stop in and say hi.

Dates to visit us for library services are:

  • September 26, 2023 - 4:30pm until 5:30pm
  • October 24, 2023 - 4:30pm until 5:30pm
  • November 28, 2023 - 4:30pm until

Items of Note:

  • Burn Permits available at the township hall during office hours or at township meetings. 
  • 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.
  • Clinton Transit: learn more or schedule a ride at  


  • Winter 2023 taxes are due on February 28, 2024.  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 or placed in the dropbox by 5pm on the date due to be considered on time.  Riley township no longer accepts postmark as the date of payment.
  • Property taxes can be paid by credit card or ACH by visiting  Payment by credit card or ACH can only be done through this website and the taxpayer is responsible for the fees associated to this payment. These forms of payment are not available via the mail or at the township hall.  
    • From the bsaonline home page select the green checkmark at the top center of the page to choose a municipality and get started
    • On  the municipality directory select Michigan and Riley Township, Clinton County
    • On the Riley Township page there are help documents within the Welcome section that provide direction on free lookups for your property and online payment instructions.
  • 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 December 29, 2023 and Tuesday February 28, 2024 for collection of payments in person.

Summer Tax Deferral

  • The application for summer tax deferment is available on the Forms and Policies page of this website.  To qualify, a household income cannot exceed $40,000.  The applicant must be 62 years of age or older, paraplegic, quadriplegic, eligible service person, veteran, widow or widower, blind, or totally and permanently disabled.  Those that farm agricultural real property may also qualify.  The application must be filed with the Treasurer's office by September 14, 2023.
  • Summer tax deferral form must be filed with the Treasurer each year and can be submitted beginning July 1 of the year the tax being deferred is due.

For more information about what is happening in your township feel free to attend a township meeting.  Dates for township meetings are available on the Meetings & Elections page of this website.

Nov 2023 County Notes

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