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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.

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Au Train Township has an opening for a flexible Part-Time Zoning Administrator.
This position is responsible for administering and enforcing the Township’s Zoning Ordinance, assisting the public on zoning matters, and collaborating with the Township Board and Planning Commission.

The salary for this position is $750.00 per month.

Send Letter of Interest and Resume to: Au Train Township Zoning Admin Position PO Box 33 Au Train, MI 49806 Or via email to:

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on December 10, 2018.

Questions can be directed to: Michelle Doucette, Supervisor at (906)202-0070 or Mary Walther Johnson, Clerk at (906)361-2373

Au Train Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Introducing our New Assessor

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 Acting Zoning Administrator is Clerk Mary Johnson (Rogers) - please contact her direct for questions regarding Zoning and/or obtaining a Building Permit. Zoning Compliance Applications must be submitted and approved before the County will issue you a building permit. Email: or call 906/361-2373.

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 Regular Board Meeting
December 10th, 2018

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

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