Sparta Township is located in northern Kent County, Michigan, about 17 minutes north of Grand Rapids and 30 minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline.
Sparta Township Board is requesting sealed bids for a remodel of the Sparta Carnegie Township Library Atrium. Attached is the list of items we would like you to include in your bid and an architectural drawing of the plans for the remodel. Please submit your bid to the Sparta Township office by July 10th at 5:00 p.m. 2023.
Download a File:
Request for Bid (PDF)
Sparta Township Board, Planning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals
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Now you can watch Sparta Township public meetings live, or recorded, on the new Sparta Township YouTube Channel.
The township is streaming live video of its Sparta Township Board, Planning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals meetings, plus recordings of those meetings for viewing later at any time.
Check the Township Event Calendar for public meeting days and times, and then tune at the Sparta Township YouTube Channel for the meeting you want to view.
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Township Board Agenda for June 8, 2023 (PDF)
The west half of Sparta Township is on the "Ridge", a prime fruit-growing area, with many acres of beautiful orchards. At the center of the Township is the Village of Sparta, a thriving small town.
The Rogue River runs through the east side of the Township.
Sparta has a library, museum, airport, diverse industry, fire department, and an excellent school system. Established in 1846, Sparta Township's current population, including the Village, is 9,395 (per the 2020 census).
Our website offers important Sparta Township resources, downloads and links. Thank you for visiting these pages. Please phone our offices at (616) 887-8863 if you have questions.
Have a question about Township ordinances? Want to read or download a specific ordinance? Check our Township Ordinances page. The complete catalog of Sparta Township ordinances is now available online. Let us know if you need assistance.
For questions regarding deed searches, mapping, etc., the County website will be of assistance.
The link below provides a search site for information on Federal and State Elected Officials.
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State Senate 33rd District
State Rep. 90th District
County Commissioner 2nd District
Government Look Up Website
NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
SPARTA TOWNSHIP BOARD OF TRUSTEES
TO: CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS OF THE TOWNSHIP OF SPARTA, KENT COUNTY, MICHIGAN.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that on the 8 day of June 2023, a public hearing will be held by the Sparta Township Board of Trustees at the Sparta Township Office 160 E Division St, Sparta, MI 49345 at 7:00 p.m., local time, to hear and consider a request from Apple Ridge Events LLC for local government approval of a liquor license for property located at 2124 12 Mile Road NW
Any person interested in these matters may appear at such hearing in person or by agent or attorney. Written comments concerning these matters may be filed prior to the hearing with the Sparta Township Clerk, Sparta Township Office 160 E Division St, Sparta, MI 49345 (Phone 616-887-8863), between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on Wednesdays.
This request may be examined by any person at the Sparta Township Office at the address and times above.
The Township will provide reasonable auxiliary aids and services at this hearing, such as signers for hearing impaired persons and audio tapes of printed materials for visually impaired persons, upon receipt of seven days prior notice. Disabled persons requiring such auxiliary aids or services should so notify the Township by contacting the Township Clerk.
Dated: May 23, 2023 Marcy Savage, Clerk
The Village of Sparta exists within the boundaries of Sparta Township. View the Township precinct map on our "Maps" page to see the Village boundaries.
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160 E. Division Street
Sparta, Michigan 49345
Phone: (616) 887-8863
Fax: (616) 887-3823
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