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Welcome to Au Train Township!

Au Train Township has a population of 1,148, with about 60% being year round residents. This estimate is based on the 2010 Census and Voter Registration files. It's estimated that about 50% of our population is over the age of 40, most of which choose this area for retirement. We have three distinct areas in our Township: The Village of Au Train, The Village of Christmas and the 16 Mile Lake Area.


The Au Train Township Board will hold a public hearing on the proposed Township Budget for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 at the Au Train Township Hall on Monday, March 11, 2019 at 6:00 pm, as part of our Regular Board Meeting.

“The property tax millage rates proposed to be levied to support the proposed budget will be a subject of this hearing. A copy of the budget is available for public inspection at the Au Train Township Clerk’s office.”

Please contact Mary Walther Johnson, Clerk to make arrangements. or call (906)361-2373.

In addition, you may view a copy online at (Documents > Budget)

The Au Train Township Board will provide necessary reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities at the meeting upon prior notice to the Au Train Township Board. Individuals requiring assistance should contact Mary Walther Johnson, Clerk, PO Box 33, Au Train MI 49806.

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Au Train Township

Assessor Contact Information

Cameron Fuess is our new Township Assessor beginning October 1, 2018. You can reach him with any of your assessing questions.
Phone (224)388-3003
Mailing Address: PO Box 33, Au Train MI 49806-0033

Zoning Questions??

Our Zoning Administrator is Jason McCarthy, who just came onboard with the Township. Jason brings years of experience and is here to help you with any Zoning needs. Please contact him direct for questions regarding Zoning and/or the permit required to obtain a Building Permit. Zoning Compliance Applications must be submitted and approved before the County will issue you a building permit. Email: or call 906/399-1808.

You can find the Zoning Documents Here

Contact information for Board Members, Fire Department, Zoning and Assessing can be found:


Looking for specific information?

You can click on the Documents link on the left to download ordinances, obtain information about purchasing a cemetery plot, find an application to vote absentee for upcoming elections, obtain copies of Township Board Minutes (2014-Present), download a Zoning Compliance Application and the Zoning Ordinance and download Forms and Information (Public Summary) on the new FOIA law that went into effect July 1, 2015.

If you have any questions, please call the Township Office at (906)892-8265. Please leave a message. We do not have specific office hours.

Coming Up...
Au Train Township Planning Commission Meeting
March 28th, 2019

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Phone:(906)892-8265 • PO Box 33 • AuTrain, Michigan

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