Sparta Township is located in northern Kent County, Michigan, about 17 minutes north of Grand Rapids and 30 minutes from the Lake Michigan shoreline.
The west half of Sparta Township is on the "Ridge", a prime fruit-growing area, with many acres of beautiful orchards.
At the center 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 9,110 (per the 2010 census).
Our website offers important Sparta resources, downloads and links. Please call our offices at 616-887-8863 if you have questions. Thank you for your interest in Sparta Township.
The Village of Sparta exists within Sparta Township. View the Township precinct map on our "Maps" page to see the Village boundaries.
Look to the Township to provide help with:
The Sparta Civic Center is now managed by the Village of Sparta and has a new page on the Village of Sparta website. You can see photos, check the Civic Center calendar, and request rental reservations.
If you have questions about the Sparta Civic Center, please phone Village of Sparta offices at (616) 887-8251.
Regular Meeting of the Sparta Township Board, Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
Due to COVID-19 concerns and social distancing requirements, this meeting will be held electronically in accordance with Michigan Executive Order No. 2020-15
The public may participate via Zoom:
Meeting ID: 547 377 409
Access Code: 584467
Opportunity for electronic public comment will be provided .
The Township Board will discuss, deliberate, and take action on the proposed Emergency Powers Resolution. All other agenda items have been or will be moved to a meeting at a later date.
If you need assistance or ADA accommodation, please contact the Township Clerk at (616) 887-8863.
You may download a copy of this notice at the link below.
The Township Office will be closed to the public beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020. You can still call, email, and use the drop-box for normal business. Thank you!
Property tax payment information can be found at this link. There is no fee to access your own property. There is a fee to look at other parcels.
For up-to-date information and education regarding the COVID-19 virus, please see the link below:
Due to the uncertainty of COVID-19 and the concern for safety for both the department of public works crew, elected officials who volunteer at the event and the public who utilize the event, the Village of Sparta and Sparta Township have made the decision to postpone Spring Clean-Up scheduled for Thursday April 23, 2020 – Saturday April 25, 2020.
Pitsch Company, the contractor who was awarded the Spring Clean-Up bid is open to rescheduling for the summer or fall once the Village and Township are ready to move forward with a new date.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and will provide information on a new date as soon as it is available. Any questions can be directed to Village Hall at 616-887-8251.
Thank You, Marcy Savage, Sparta Township Clerk
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160 E. Division Street
Sparta, Michigan 49345
Phone: (616) 887-8863
Fax: (616) 887-3823
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