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Date: August 12, 2016
Permit No.: MI0059375
Facility Designated Name: Commerce Twp MS4-Oakland

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Water Resources Division (WRD), proposes to reissue a permit to Charter Township of Commerce for the Commerce Township Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System in Oakland County. The applicant discharges storm water to surface waters of the state of Michigan.

The draft permit includes the following modifications to the previously-issued permit: This individual permit supersedes Certificate of Coverage No. MIG610033.

Septic System Maintenance Workshop

Ever wonder what happens when you flush your toilet? Come to the Septic System Maintenance Workshop and learn . . . How a septic system works, What can harm a septic system, How to maintain a septic system, Risks and costs of a malfunctioning septic system.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 – Registration at 6:00 pm Program from 6:30–8:30 pm Cranbrook Institute of Science 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills

Click here for more information, including how to register.

August 2 Primary Election Results

August 2, 2016 Primary Election results are available (in real time as precincts are counted) from OAKLAND COUNTY. Precincts close at 8:00 PM and results will not be available until after that time. To obtain the latest results for COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, CLICK HERE and under the heading Custom Filter by Contest, Vote Type and Jurisdiction choose CONTEST: ALL, VOTE TYPE: ALL, and JURISDICTION: COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, and then click REFRESH.


2016 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day

The Commerce Township household hazardous waste collection day is 9-24-16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Township Hall.  Household hazardous waste day is a service provided to Commerce Township residents only.  Please click here for more information.

Follow Us on Twitter!

Twitter LogoYou can now follow Commerce Township on Twitter! Follow us to get notified of special meetings, meeting cancelations, website postings, and more! Find us at @CommerceTwp


If you are interested in working as an Election Inspector for the upcoming Elections please either contact our office for more information or simply fill out the Election Inspector Application and return it to the Clerks Department.  If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us (248) 960-7020.

Detroit Water Consumer Information

DWSD.orgThe Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) had developed a set of videos to help suburban customers throughout the service area better understand their water bills and the costs associated with providing this vital service. Topics explored include the real cost for a gallon of municipal water, how to reduce your water bill and why rates keep going up. Please visit their YouTube channel to watch!

Parks and Recreation Master Plan 2014-2018

The Commerce Township Parks and Recreation Master Plan for 2014-2018 DRAFT is now available for preview. It is available from the following links (the plan is in two parts):

Part 1

Part 2

Do you need health care coverage?

Are you an Oakland County resident between the ages of 19 and 64 who has been denied Medicaid or Medicare? If so, you may qualify for healthcare coverage through Oakland Primary Healthcare Network – a not-for-profit organization. Please contact our office for more information: 248-545-9355 /