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Frequently Asked Questions

Am I registered to vote?
Contact the clerks department during regular business hours or go to Michigan Voter Information Center at the Secretary of State’s Online Website www.michigan.gov/sos .

How do I register to vote?
You can register at the Commerce Township clerks department or visit any Secretary of States Office in Michigan.

How can I contact the Oakland County Sheriff?
For an emergency dial 911. Dispatch number for the Oakland County Sheriff is (248) 858-4950. The Commerce Township Substation is located at 2401 Glengary Road and their phone number is (248) 624-0715.

Where and who do I contact for criminal or civil courts?
52-1 District Court
48150 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374-1222
Civil Division (248) 305-6080
Criminal Division (248) 305-6460
Probation Department (248) 305-6144
Traffic Division (248) 305-6511

Judges:
The Honorable Robert Bondy
The Honorable David Law
The Honorable Travis Reed


Where and how do I sign my children up for sports activities in the area?

Commerce Little League Baseball
www.commercelittleleague.com
 

Lakes Area Athletics
www.lakesareabaseball.com

Interlakes Girls Softball
www.ilgsl.org

Michigan Outlaws
www.michiganoutlawssoftball.com

CW3 Soccer Accociation
www.cw3sa.org

Football and Cheerleading
Commerce Chargers 
www.commercechargers.com

Lakes Area Hawks
www.lahawks.com

Multi Lake Gators
www.mlgators.org

Walled Lake Braves
www.wlbraves.com

Other related sports programs are available through Walled Lake Schools Community Education (248) 926-5000


I would like to have a garage sale. Do I need a permit?

No permit is required for a garage sale provided it is not any longer than four consecutive days and between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. You are permitted to have three garage sales per year following the above guidelines without a permit.

I would like to purchase a cemetery lot, whom do I contact?

To purchase a cemetery lot, contact Commerce Township Sexton, Mike Willenberg, Huron Cemetery Maintenance at (248) 887-6700.
Cost of a cemetery plot:
Commerce Township Resident: $350.00
Non-Resident: $1,000.00


Where do I go for a marriage license and/or birth certificate?

Contact Oakland County Clerk’s Office for marriage license and birth certificate information@ (248) 858-0581. The Oakland County Clerk’s Office is located at 1200 Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan.

Where is our local Post Office?
Our local Post Offices are:
Walled Lake Post Office, 995 N. Pontiac Trail, Walled Lake, MI 48390
Milford Post Office, 1150 Atlantic St., Milford, MI 48381

Where is the closest Secretary of State Office?
Novi Secretary of State Office:
31164 Beck Rd.
Novi, MI 48377


Secretary of States General Phone Number: (888) 767-6424