Fire & Safety

For all emergencies, please call 911.

Township Fire Department

Charlevoix Township Fire Department is comprised of 35 on-call volunteers.  The department was established 40 years ago under the supervision of Township Supervisor Oscar Stroud.  The fire department is currently led by Chief Dan Thorp,  Assistant Chief David Christiansen,  and department administrator Greg Seese.  The department is responsible for fire protection for Charlevoix Township, Hayes Township, Marion Township, Norwood Township, portions of Eveline Township and the City of Charlevoix.  The department has four locations.  Charlevoix Township North and South, Hayes Township, and the City of Charlevoix.


Dan Thorp

Fire Chief


Dave Christiansen

Assistant Fire Chief

Office: 231-547-0715

Greg Seese

Fire Department Administrator

County Sheriff

It is the mission of the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office to provide a safe and secure environment to work, raise a family, and enjoy the beautiful area that we are all fortunate to live and retire in.  Our goal is to afford our friends and guests the opportunity to come and take pleasure in the abundant resources we have.

Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office

1000 Grant Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720

Administrative Phone: 231-547-4461
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 1-800-577-1911

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The April 21st meeting of the Planning Commission has been canceled.
The boil water advisory has been lifted