Welcome to

Foster Township

Foster Township (Clear Lake Area) is a popular year-round recreational area located in beautiful Ogemaw County in the State of Michigan. While it is very small with a population of 843, it's also very popular. People come here to enjoy the beautiful lakes and the many off-road trails. Foster Township was once a hidden secret, but over time more and more people come to visit.

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Due to Health Department executive order the township meeting will be electronically.  MDHHS Issues New Emergency Order Prohibiting In-Person Public Meetings.

Transfer Station Hours

  • Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

  • Sunday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

  • **Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  (ONLY) between Memorial Day and Labor Day


Property Tax Information

Pay Property Taxes online with credit or debit card 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  

Or Call 1-888-604-7888

  • You will need PLC:  a004fg

  • Property ID: 004-XXX-XXX-XX

  • Amount Paying $

A service fee is charged for the transaction.

Property Tax Information can now be found online powered by BS&A Online.


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Current Tax

Delinquent Tax

Upcoming Events

Regular Township Board Meeting

  • Held Second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm 

  • Feb 9, 2021 Regular Board Meeting at 7:00 pm will be via Zoom or conference call.

  • Join Zoom Meeting


Meeting ID: 481 155 9383
Passcode: 153876

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Assessors Hours

  • Held Second Tuesday of each month from 4:00 - 8:00 pm OR by Appointment

Prevent Forest Fires

Foster Township Hall

1968 Clear Lake Road

West Branch, MI  48661

Hall:  (989) 345-2701

Fax :  (989) 345-2750

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