Household and Hazardous Waste Event
 June 7 & 8 - see the attached flyer to make a reservation.  

Norwood Residents Curbside Household trash pickup is SATURDAY JUNE 22, 2024.
Put your trash curbside NO EARLIER than Monday, June 17, NO LATER than midnight Friday June 21.
THE MAXIMUM PICK UP per household IS 2 CU YDS**
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What’s Happening in Norwood?  Check out our website; Meeting notices, Minutes, Hearing notices, Calendar, tax payment information and more are there. We publish notices in the Charlevoix County News and post notices outside the Historic Township Hall.  

Zoning: Norwood is a zoned community.  Most any building or fence project requires a zoning permit.  Zoning ordinances are posted on the website and the Zoning Administrator is available Mondays from 5-8pm at the Norwood Township Hall, or online at Please make use of the complaint form on the website for zoning issues.  We now have a dedicated zoning enforcement officer who will be following up on complaints.

New Township Hall:  We have moved our meetings to the new Township Hall located at 0640 Lake Shore Drive.  There is a committee working on the preservation of the Historic Township Hall.

Township Hall Rental:  We are now renting out the New Township Hall.  There is a form that must be completed and description of rules that need to be followed.  Click here for the form.

Election Inspectors Needed- If you are interested in serving as an Election Inspector please contact Brenda Freds, Clerk at or 231-497-0897 for more details. Election Inspectors will take a paid mandatory training which is usually 2 hours long and held in late Spring or early Summer.

Driving on our Beaches is prohibited! The DNR will cite anyone driving on the beach off the State Park Land.  Please be respectful of property owners and preserve the integrity of our beaches by not driving on the beach.  

Reminder: legal Firework dates and times. 
11am on 12/31 to 1am 01/01;
11am to 11:45pm on the Sat and Sun immediately preceding Memorial Day;
11am to 11:45pm on June 29,30th,July 1,2,3 and 4:
11am to 11:45pm on July 5, if that date is a Fri or Sat; and
11am to 11:45pm on the Sat and Sun immediately preceding Labor Day.