Imlay Township
Lapeer County, Michigan
Township Office Hours

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
9:00am - 1:00pm

Imlay Township

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Burn Permit Request

Submit and online burn permit request form

Property Search

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Tax Information Search

Property tax search for Imlay Township properties

Assessing Comparison Search

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Imlay Township Employment Opportunity

Receptionist Opening

Imlay Township in Lapeer County is accepting resumes and letters of interest for clerical support at the Imlay Township Offices. Applicant must possess excellent written and verbal communication, organization, and time management skills. Computer experience is required. This position is part-time and requires twelve hours per week in the Imlay Township Offices.

Click Here for a more detailed job description. Questions can be directed to the Imlay Township Clerk at (810) 724-8835 or Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to apply. Application deadline is December 14, 2015 at 1:00pm. 



Imlay Township Burn Permits

Click on the underlined text above. This will take you to a website where you will select "Imlay Township". The next page will tell you all the fire permit rules and the local ordinance. On this page, select the appropriate check box next to "I agree to the terms", then select "Next". The following page will ask for the information from the requestor and the address for which the burn permit will be issued. When you have completed the form select "Submit" and a Burn Permit will be issued.

Imlay Township - A Farming Community

A message from our Township Supervisor

Imlay Township is located in the heart of Michigan, which is why we are referred to as the gateway to the thumb.
With a population of a little more than 3,000, we are a small community that prides itself in its diversity.

About Imlay Township

Imlay Township is a civil township of Lapeer County, located in the state of Michigan  in the United States. In the 2010 census we had a population of 3,128.

Imlay Township belongs to the eastern tier of townships and is bounded on the north by Goodland, east by St. Clair County, south by Almont and west by Attica.

According to the United Sates Census Bureau, the Township has a total area of 33.7 square miles (87 km2), of which 33.6 square miles (87 km2) of it is land and .01 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.42%) is water.

The Township was first settled in 1832 but the town was not organized until 1850. The first settler in the Township of Imlay was William Boles. Mr. Boles came from Ohio in 1832.

William H. Imlay, from whom the township drew its name, was an Eastern Capitalist, and who, with Walter P. Beech, then President of Harford Bank, turned their attention to the immense pine forests of Michigan. Many large tracts were purchased, among them being one which included a considerable portion of the Townships of Attica and Imlay.

At the date of organization as a township, Imlay had a population of about seventy persons. For more historical information please contact the Imlay City Historical Society, at (810) 724-1111 or visit their website at