Frequently Asked Questions

Assessor's Office

Township Assessor's Page
Go to the Assessor's Page
What data related to property is available through the Assessor's office?
Owner’s name, mailing address, square footage of buildings, years buildings were built, legal description of property, current sale information, and list of businesses within the Township.
Where do I file Property Transfer Affidavit and Homestead Affidavit?
These are filed in the Assessor’s Office in Township Hall or they can be found on the Assessing Department’s homepage.

Clerk's Office

Township Clerk's Page
What are the Township Hall business hours?
Office hours are generally Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm. See holidays, meetings, and more at the Township Calendar
Is there a Notary in the Township?
The Clerk’s office provides Notary services to residents free of charge during regular business hours.
How do I purchase a burial space in a township-owned cemetery?
Oscoda Township owns Pinecrest Cemetery, and you can contact the Clerk’s Office for availability and pricing of cemetery lots and services.
How do I register to vote?
Registrations are taken at the Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. You may also register to vote at any Secretary of State Office in Michigan or visit their website.
Who is responsible for Elections in Oscoda?
The Township Clerk is responsible for all local, county, state, and federal elections.  
Where Can I get an Absentee Voter Ballot?
The Township Clerk’s Office during regular business hours. 
Who do I contact about a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request?
The Township Clerk is responsible for processing all FOIA requests. Upon receipt of a request, the document is routed to the proper department for review and follow-up. 

Code Enforcement

Fire Department

Robert J Parks Library

Library Page

Old Orchard Park

Old Orchard Campground's Page
Does Old Orchard Park take camper reservations?
Yes. The quickest and most efficient way is to book online by visiting our webpage and clicking on the “Reserve now” button. You may also call our office at (989) 739-7814.
Can I camp at Old Orchard Park without a reservation?
If there are available sites that do not have reservations on them. However, you must contact the park office before setting up on a site. Please call the office at (989) 739-7814.
How many camping units can I have on a site at Old Orchard Park?

You may have ONE wheeled unit and ONE tent, or two tents.

Is there WIFI at Old Orchard Park?
Yes the park has a WIFI provider inside our campground. There are informational signs located through the park to help you connect.
Does Old Orchard Park have Group camping?
Yes, we have waterfront and non-waterfront group areas. Both areas are rustic and have a minimum of three (3) campers and a maximum of eight (8) campers.
Does Old Orchard Park allow seasonal sites?
Yes we offer rustic waterfront and backlot sites. We also offer electric/water seasonal sites. Please refer to our rates page for pricing.
Are pets allowed at Old Orchard Park?
Pets are not allowed inside cabins or yurts, however, pets are allowed in the campground. Please follow pet rules and leash requirements for the safety of your pets and other campers.
What are check in and check out times at Old Orchard Park?
Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 1:00 p.m.

Planning & Zoning

Police Department

Public Works

Recreation

Roads & Traffic

Who maintains the roads in Oscoda Township?
As a Township, Oscoda does not plow or maintain roads. The Township works with the County Road Commission to ensure the safety of our roads. You can learn more at http://www.ioscoroads.org/ 

Township Boards, Commissions, & Committees

Township Boards & Commissions Page
What boards serve Oscoda Township?
There are a variety of boards, commissions, and committees that serve Oscoda. Some are elected while some are appointed; some are paid a stipend for their work while some are volunteer. You can learn more about each board and their makeup on the Boards & Commissions Page.

Township Staff

Treasurer's Office

Water & Sewer

Water & Sewer Page
When are water and sewer bills due?
Utility bills are due on the 25th of each month unless that falls on a weekend or Holiday. If that happens the bills are then due on the next business day. Utility bills are mailed out monthly. Failure to receive your bill does not waive past due penalty. Click here for the Water Supply and Sewer usage payment policy.
How can I make my payment?
There are several options available for you to make your payment. Utility bill payments can be made via mail and by using the drop box in the parking lot at the Township Hall. You can now pay your water/sewer bills online using electronic check, credit or debit card. Click here to pay your bill online. You can use your credit or debit card over the counter in the Treasurer’s office or by calling a toll-free number 1-855-894-2402 used exclusively for Oscoda Township.
Is there a fee to make payments using credit or debit cards?
Oscoda Township is working with Point and Pay to provide this service. Because this is a convenience service there are fees passed on to the users directly by Point and Pay. This convenience fee is not collected by Oscoda Township. Following fee schedule applies: Water/Sewer:


$ 0.00 - $ 50.00 = $ 1.50
$ 50.01 - $ 100.00 = $ 3.00
$ 101.00 - $ 200.00 = $ 6.00
$ 201.00 - $ 300.00 = $ 9.00….
$ 3.00 for each additional $ 100.00

Can I sign up to pay my water/sewer bill automatically?
Yes, you have the option to pay your Water/Sewer bill by ACH (automated clearing house) to electronically debit your checking or savings account. Water/Sewer bills are due on the 25th of each month, Auto Pay is deducted on the 23rd of each month. Your bill will indicate that the amount will be deducted from your account on the lower corner of the bill.
How do I sign up for ACH (automated clearing house)?
You can click here for the necessary form. You can also stop by the Treasurer's Office to fill one out. Please keep in mind once you start this service it will only be stopped with written notification.