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Dear Residents,

I am forwarding these updates as soon as we receive them from The St. Clair County Health Department. This helps the message come from one source with accurate and updated information for the health and safety of all of our residents. Let's continue to be positive, take the precautions that the professional are advising and offering up a prayer along the way. 


Stay safe,
Linda Schweihofer


SCC Health Department COVID-19 Informational Hotline (810) 966-4163

 Michigan Department of Health & Human Services has established a statewide hotline, for the public to ask health-related questions. Operational 7 days a week, 8:00am - 5:00pm. 1-888-535-6136.



NEWS RELEASE: State leaders outline protections, assistance available for energy utility customers

Media Release 3-26-2020

EO 2020-25 Temporary enhancements for flexibility, and efficiency of pharmacies

EO 2020-24 Unemployment

Summary of Stay Home Stay Safe

Governor Whitmer's Executive Order 2020-21 Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life

Essential Employee Guidance



Governor Whitmer Executive Orders



Media release 3-25-2020

Media Release 3-24-2020

Media Release 3-22-2020

Media Release 3-21-20

Media Release 3-20-20

Unanimous Order Authorizes Courts to take Emergency Measures


Our Updated 2019 Water Quality Report is NOW available 
Information is under Utility Department


Waste Management does not take it (866-797-9018).


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SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE: Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8:00 a.m., starting at China Township Hall - Annual Road Tour!


SPECIAL MEETING NOTICE: Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8:00 a.m., starting at China Township Hall - Annual Road Tour!


Public Notices and News:

We have a DROP BOX  located on the south side of our township hall. Water bills can be paid on line or you can use the drop box. Any forms you may need are available under the department.

Our office LOBBY is closed BUT we can conduct business via email, leave a voice mail or use the dropbox.

East China Water Plant will still be open to the public, In an effort to keep employees well they are not charging for water; however you must call ahead if you need bulk (larger then 25 gallon container) to notify them you are coming and they will turn the pump on. When you are finished filling wave to them and they will turn the pump back off.

SCC Council on Aging - For Seniors needing assistance (810) 987-8811. Information for Meals on Wheels (810)982-4400 & Transportation for Seniors (810) 984-4200

BURN PERMITS: Most Burn Permits Suspended  across Michigan due to the COVID-19. Residents are encouraged to check to see when restrictions are lifted.

                              Charter Township of China

4560 Indian Trail

China, MI  48054

(810) 765-1145 Fax: (810) 765-4080


MARCH 17, 2020


The Charter Township of China is planning for the potential community transmission of COVID-19 and is taking the necessary precautions to protect our residents and staff to slow the transmission of the virus.  The following actions are being taken as a precaution:

  1. Our lobby will be closed to the public until further notice.
  2. All business can be conducted through mail, phone, email or online at
  3. The drop box can be utilized for payments, permits being dropped off or any forms or paperwork.
  4. Any upcoming events are being postponed until further notice including the following:
    1. Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
    2. King Road SAD Informational Meeting
    3. ZBA Public Hearing  
    4. Senior Lunches
    5. Tree give-away
    6. Park Cleanup
    7. Hall Rentals
  5. All non-essential business should be postponed until further notice.
  6. Non-essential meetings such as Zoning Board of Appeals, Planning Commission and Parks and Recreational Advisory Committee will be postponed until further notice.
  7. In the event that there is a Regular Board Meeting, residents can mail or email any public comments which will be read at the meeting.
  8. Any other business that cannot be handled in the above manner, please call the township to make an appointment.


                                     Linda Schweihofer, Supervisor / Deanna Moran, Clerk / Julia Rust, Treasurer

Trustees:  Alana Cook, Edward Neiman, Valerie Schweihofer, John Golan

You can find information regarding properties in China Township by clicking the red button:

Look up information regarding your property, including taxes and water bill balances. You can also pay your bills online by clicking on the big red button!

Click the following link to see Ordinance 169 regarding cross connections:  Ordinance 169

If you would like to see a Zoning Map of China Township, 

please click zoning map 2019

The final Belle River Watershed Management Plan – all nine chapters – are now available online at The Plan is available chapter by chapter, as well as the Executive Summary and the Log Jam Management Plan. If you have any questions please contact St. Clair County Health Department, Division of Environmental Health.



Up Coming Meetings

Next Board Meeting: Monday April 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm  

Next Planning Commission Meeting: CANCELED Thursday, March 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm Thursday, April 16, 2020 POSTPONED

Next Recreation Meeting:  April 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm POSTPONED

Next Neighborhood watch: TBA in March POSTPONED

Next Senior lunch: POSTPONED

China Township Calendar
Planning Commission CANCELED
Start Date/Time:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:00 PM
End Date/Time:
Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:00 PM
Recurring Event:
Recurring Event On the Third Thursday of the month until 1/21/2021 (total 12 events)
Normal Priority

Planning Commission Canceled

Owned by Brandy On Thursday, January 30, 2020