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General Information

2000 Census - 1,801
City of Laingsburg Census 2000 - 1,223

Interesting Sciota Township Facts:
The latitude is 42.906N.  The longitude is -84.323W
Elevation is 863 Feet
Median Household Income:  $55,375 ($41,994 Nationally)
Per Capita Income is $20,502 ($21,567 Nationally)

Hall located at 3990 Leland Road, Laingsburg, Michigan
(Corner of Leland and Bennington)
NOTE: DO NOT mail anything to this address

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Welcome to Sciota Township

Welcome to Sciota Township

A General Law Township, Established in 1842


News & Notices

B2022 Planning Commission Meeting Schedule

Click here to view the schedule



Burning permits may be obtained by calling (517) 651-2638 between 8:30 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. - Monday thru Friday.  Please leave a message on the recorder, someone will get back to you.  PLEASE DO NOT BURN WITHOUT A PERMIT.  Permits are FREE!; burning without one can cost you a fine.

Sciota Township
Board of Review

Meeting Dates

Board Of Review Meeting Tuesday July 20, 2021 8am

Notice of Annual Meeting and Budget Hearing

The Sciota Township board will hold an annual meeting for the fiscal year 2022-2023 at 6:00 pm on Monday, March 14, 2022, at the Sciota Township Hall, 3990 Leland Road, Laingsburg, MI. A public hearing will be held on the proposed township budget following the annual meeting at about 6:30 pm. A copy of the budget can be seen by contacting the clerk. The Sciota Township board will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon a 4-day notice to the clerk by telephoning 517-651-5286, or emailing clerk@sciotatownship.net. For the most current meeting information, visit http://www.sciotatownship.net up to 18 hours prior to the meeting. 

Jamie Parker-Wing
Sciota Township Clerk
8430 E Parker Rd


Save yourself time and gas, pay by mail. Tax statements are perforated. Simply tear at the perforation and keep the lower half for your records.  If you would like a receipt mailed to you, please write “yes” on the top portion you are sending in with payment. Please send your check or money order, made out to “Sciota Township Treasurer”, to:

Sciota Township Treasurer
8574 Woodbury Rd
Laingsburg, MI 48848

Office Hours for Winter Tax collection are as follows:
Friday, December 27th 9am - 5pm

Monday, March 1st 9am - 5pm

While the Treasurer is required by law to keep specific office hours pursuant to PA 641 of 2002, she will be available to collect your taxes most other times too. PLEASE CALL Kim Palmer at 651-6245 (or email her at Treasurer@sciotatownship.net) to make arrangements.

Some reminders for you:

  • You may pay for multiple parcels on one check, as well as adding your dog license(s) fee to the same check
  • There is a $25.00 fee for all returned checks (NSF)
  • The last day to pay without any late fee is Tuesday February 16th, 2021.
  •  Mail must be post marked on or before February 16th

Newsletter Winter 2020

Ordinance 219-1 Marijuana Prohibition

View or Print your TAX BILL Anytime You Want

Click Here

Shiawassee County May Election Results

Election Results - May 7, 2019 Sciota Township Precinct 1


How to Request Natural Gas
Call 10888-417-6146 (Choose Option 4)
or Send an Email to:


Email Subject Line:  Natural Gas Request
Include: Township Name, Your Name & Address, Your Phone, and your Email Address


The veteran's exemption is available to those residents that qualify for it.  There is a form to fill out and you must have a letter from the Veteran's Administration stating you are 100% disabled and it is service related.  Click here for the forms page.